BrianH· Name Tag Guy
That all depends on which set-up you get. I cant tell you about the full Pakit-Rak deal, but I have a Bushtec trailer hitch with the vertical receiver. The Pakit-Rak installation for this set-up includes a receiver that connects directly to the Bushtec receiver and comes down just below the tip of the rear fender. If you remove the Pakit-Rak receiver, nothing shows.When not in use what needs to be done and what do you cover up? Also there is no hardware visible when not in use, correct?
The Nelson Riggs bag that come with it is a very high quality bag. It holds enough for two of us going away for a few days, leaving the trunk and saddlebags free for other bike stuff. I cant tell you exact capacity, but I'd guess the bag lies somewhere between the trunk and a saddlebag. You do lose a little bit of cargo space because the bag is well insulated. In fact, when not carrying gear, you can fill it with ice and use it as a cooler.Does the bag hold appx the same as the trunk or one of the saddlebags?
I took a good look at a lot of different systems, and even for the extra money, I think it's well worth the price. It's very high quality (both the rack and the bag), easy to fit to the hitch and easy to remove and install the bag.Any likes/dislikes
The only thing I sort of dont like, is when I dont have the bag in the rack and walk around the back of the bike, I usually bang my shins on it..., but that's just me... :lol::lol:
If you want good quality and functionality, spend the money and get the best.