Thing is, when your rideing you can't see it
(besides its the least of your worrys!)
I've had "propper" givi racks, krauser panniers and allsorts in the past and they have been utter shit compared to this arrangement.. in terms of how strong it is how easy it was to fit.. but then when you made it yourself you know its gonna fit
Get allot of WTF
looks which is hard not to chuckle at.