Your E-model system is gorgeous. I've got an S-model (with a subframe of course) myself but if I had an E, I don't think I've ever seen anything else that could compare. At any price.
To take such a capable bike and make it travel-ready in this manner essentially makes it a whole 'nother bike (for the better!) And without having to BUY another bike.
Good luck with this project!
Studly adventurers. Those are the guys with the carbide accessorized tyres, right?
When life hands you melons, you could be dyslexic.