16 comments


  • Lee

    Hi Russ

    Nice solution :-)

    What is the capacity of the rucksack please?

    Thanks
    Lee

    July 21, 2011
  • Hi
    I feel myself as a source of your inspiration for packing system change. I was via comment on previously shared packing system video. I posted video link with front dahon rack for backpack. Were you inspired by this or not? :-)

    July 21, 2011
  • Ladia – I don’t think we saw that video. Do you have a link?

    July 21, 2011
  • The tip was in the comment where I wrote that my favourite solution is twodays mountainering backpack on handlebars and front rack on dahon bikes and cant imagine how to do it on brompton without brake bosses.
    Link was this http://www.youtube.com/user/veloramacz#p/u/21/NkgO9VfH3tU

    July 21, 2011
  • video is in czech so try last 10 sec for breef picture

    July 21, 2011
  • I like your solution on brompton much from first second I saw it in your videos. I even put rear rack on my brompton bike too :-)

    July 21, 2011
  • Paul

    Thanks for that one. Was eagerly awaiting a demonstration.

    July 22, 2011
  • Jon L

    what do y’all do when its raining? use a pack liner…doesn’t seem like a pack cover would work too well.

    July 22, 2011
  • thanks, i was wondering

    July 23, 2011
  • [...] Rigging the backpack to the back of the saddle has turned out to be a brilliant way to carry gear. Because of the small wheels, the weight of the backpack is low to the ground, keeping the center of gravity low. The backpacks hold a fair amount of stuff, in a streamlined fashion, without getting in the way of our pedal strokes or posture on the saddle. Which all adds up to us hardly noticing that there’s that much weight on the back (except when I load my backpack with food!). Plus, the ability to break everything down into just three pieces (bike, front bag, backpack) has been invaluable for the transit connections we’ve made. [...]

    July 29, 2011
  • Colin

    Ingenius! Wish I could do this but at 240 lbs I’m already at the load limit for a Brompton. With even minimal touring gear I’d be well past its limits. Have you weighed your bags?

    September 24, 2011
  • [...] couple californien qui lâche tout pour partir en duo sur leurs brompton. Je leur dois le système d’attache du sac à dos! Thanks [...]

    June 03, 2012
  • James

    Why kind of rucksacks are those?

    November 09, 2012
  • Rob

    nice solution, I have always wonder how I could get more out of the rack in the back! Thanks

    March 01, 2013
  • Ricardo Brigato Scheicher

    Hello Russ, I’m from Brazil. Here, we don’t have a Brompton, but I have a local folding bike. I’m using the folding bike to go studying in another city, using a bus as main transportation. You don’t know how much you helped me with my backpack. Thank you very much.

    August 07, 2013
  • Arnie

    Hi Russ, what’s the length of your dowel? Tryin to make one right now : )

    December 17, 2013

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