Topeak MTX Review, Pros and Cons

Topeak MTX is rated 4.52 based on 1425 reviews

Feature Summary

Topeak MTX Trunk Bag DX Bicycle Trunk Bag with Rigid Molded Panels
  • Used by both professional and amateur riders alike
  • Made using high quality materials and components
  • Tested to ensure quality and durability
  • 1 Divided Main with Multi Expanding Top, Two Side Zippers
  • 845 g / 1.72 lbs

Reviews Summary

Here’s what the reviewers think about the Topeak MTX:

Reviewers like these things about the Topeak MTX

  • Some users thought it’s a great bag to have for daily bike commuters and bike tourists who make a lot of stops.
  • Many love how it quickly converts into a pannier set and slides on and off pretty easily.
  • One user exclaimed this is a cycling dream come true.
  • Fold-down panniers with elastic straps is also a favorite feature of the bag.
  • Some chose the bag for its quick release feature and comfortable shoulder straps.
  • One reviewer described the bag as spacious,convenient,built with superb craftmanship and design.
  • Others liked how the arm straps make carrying the bag easy.
  • Many users noted it’s easy to slide on,and off,clips on easy and contains a lot of storage room.
  • One user thought it was a good investment.
  • Others particularly liked its zippered compartment with moveable divider and a double zipper on top which allow the bag to expand.
  • A user said the bag has met more than his expectations: well constructed, well designed, and more capacious than he had initially thought.
  • One reviewer thought the bag itself has plenty of room, without even using the expansion features.
  • Many reviewers who’ve tested the bag said that the whole bag appears to be solidly built, secures firmly to the bike rack.
  • One user dubbed it as an amazing four-dimensional bag.
  • Overall users liked this bag for the following features: extra bottle holder; tab for rear light, mesh bag and bungee for quick stuffing and easy access on the top, expandable top for even more stuff, panniers for trips to the grocery store, solid handle and shoulder strap.
  • One user was so impressed with how well it has stood up after 15,000+ miles of abuse in everything from scorching heat, to torrential rain, to blustering snow.
  • Quick Track mounting and fold-out panniers ranked as the two most favorite feature of this bag.
  • many users were happy that it’s got loads of room,very secure,no fear of it falling off during a ride.
  • Some users find the bag very water resistant and holds up well during the winter.

Reviewers don’t like these things

  • One user thought it’s a great bag but there’s not a lot of room when side bags not extended.
  • Some users complained about how the zippers broke after a week.

Selected Reviews

Road CC

Impressive bag with excellent detailing, you do need a dedicated Topeak rack.

Posted 6 March 2010 by Shaun Audane – Read full review

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