Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Topeak RX:

Reviewers like these things about the Topeak RX

  • Some users find this bag large enough for basic essentials such a few tools, wallet, cellphone, small camera, a small towel, and soda.
  • Others thought it is the perfect size for casual, short trips.
  • Some riders said it's just the right size for an ebike battery pack and stiff enough to hold its shape.
  • Many users like how the side pockets retain their shape and hold a little stuff like their wallet, keys, chapstick and a tiny bit more.
  • Some owners are happy that the bag has a nice loop on the back that many lights will be able to utilize and nice bright reflector strips on the sides and rear.
  • Many users observed how it mounts and unmounts easily and the zippers and pouches are very nice.
  • Some reviewers described it as the perfect size trunk bag for local rides.
  • Others love that it comes with a convenient strap if they want to keep hands free and carry it over their shoulder.
  • It slides in and out of the mount easily as observed by some users.
  • Others find it good for running errands and having some tools along on a recreational trail.
  • Strong, water resistant, and compact are cited as the main reasons for choosing this bag.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Too small to carry all needed gear and tools.


vs Topeak Bags

The Topeak RX ranks #5 compared with the other Topeak bags.

3Topeak TourGuide
Topeak TourGuide
4Topeak RX
Topeak RX
5Topeak Sidekick
Topeak Sidekick

vs All Bags

The Topeak RX ranks #1667 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1665Duluth Wanderer
Duluth Wanderer
1666Topeak RX
Topeak RX
1667Patagonia Chacabuco
Patagonia Chacabuco
1668Dakine Caravan
Dakine Caravan
1669High Sierra Powerglide
High Sierra Powerglide

Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Topeak RX vs the Topeak MTX.

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Topeak RX vs Topeak MTX

Topeak RX
Topeak RX

Based on 148 reviews
Price: $$

Topeak MTX
Topeak MTX

Based on 1,979 reviews
Weight: 0.45-2.5 oz
Price: $

  • The RX is rated slightly worse than the MTX.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 2,127 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:

The Topeak RX and Topeak MTX are used by both professional and amateur bike riders. The bags are constructed with high quality components. The bags are supremely durable.

The Topeak RX can accommodate up to 7.3 liters of storage. It has a good sized main compartment. It also provides the benefit of two side panniers that expand and that close with zippers.

The Topeak MTX is masterfully designed with a water and stain repellent coating to protect the bag. The main compartment is divided for ultimate organization.

Selected Reviews

Road CC

Topeak bill this as being "perfect for commuting, school and errands" but in reality it's better suited to day rides.

Posted 21 May 2010 by rob_simmonds - Read full review

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Last updated on February 21, 2019