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Old 01-02-2013, 07:35 PM   #382
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Originally Posted by amanlikemike View Post
Fair play, fella!

Obviously, the idea behind the Overlander 30 and the Rack Loop is that weight, hassle and investment is kept to an absolute minimum because no additional hardware is required (even to mount a US-30 or more), so any set-up which encompasses a rear rack with require a bit of a workaround. But it looks like you got things nicely sorted, so it's all good.

I'm not 100% sure what you mean by the 'pivoting strap mounts to the bag'. If you mean the Rack Loops themselves; they are intended to rotate to enable pack of differing sizes to be mounted inline with - and across - the bike in their purest form (i.e. fixed directly to the fender, as opposed to them being deconstructed and fitted to a rack. But if you can elaborate, or post a pic, I'll be able to give you a definitive answer.

Incidentally, I could also fix you up with a pair of the subframe loops from our US Alloy Hook Straps, which you could attach to one of the lattice struts on the rack itself. Just a thought...



I have the subframe loops that came with my US Alloy hook straps and did try them in all kinds of different locations on the lattice work. That is how I determined the location of the Rack Loops.

The pivoting mount I am referring to is where the over the seat strap joins the bag and also where the lower ladder loop joins the bag. Both of those mounts swivel. I was not sure if they are supposed to or not??
If I am still not describing the parts correctly, I can get photo's tomorrow.

Thanks again.
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