Originally Posted by nakman
I remember last night the next mod I need to do: ditch the straps that came with the fender pack, and bolt the thing directly to the fender with some (no pun intended) fender washers. I'm glad I didn't lose my new bag while out in Moab.. and noticed more than a few times at least one of the buckles coming free. I'm going to bolt the sucker down.
Bolt it in but keep the straps. The bolts keep the bag on the fender and the straps keep things from bouncing around inside of the bag. The two together prevent the bag from being lost or opening and minimize the chance of a zipper seperating or breaking.