Bucket Panniers

BiciConeX Bucket Panniers are made out of re-used, food grade, square 4 gallon buckets that are attached to a bike rack with simple, durable Zink plated wires. Each bucket includes a standard lid, however flip tops are also available for easier access. The buckets are decorated with reflective stickers and hand silk screened images printed in the USA.

Bucket uses from the obvious to the obscure:
Flip Top Lid 3 Flip Top Lid 2
bucket and wire

How to use BiciConeX Bucket Panniers.

Using the wire:

Place wire on rack with ends facing down and hold out side portion of wire.

hold out side portion of wire

With the other hand lower the bucket into the wire.

side bucket into wire

Pull up slightly on the wire and push down on the bucket.

push bucket down and pull wire up

Ride off with your bucket panniers securely attached to your rack.

ride off in style

To remove bucket on upright bike push wire down while pulling bucket up.

For first time Bucket Pannier installation bed back out.

side bucket into wire

BiciConeX Bucket wires have also been used to; fix chain that fell off, as a drum stick to hit the bucket, and as a device to retrieve things that are out of reach.

Using the standard lid:

To remove lid start at mid-edge between corners of lid, arrows may appear on lid.

push bucket down and pull wire up

Then pull up at corners and remove lid.

push bucket down and pull wire up

For easy to remove lid cut corner lips, however this will compromise water tightness and may make the lid too lose.
To install lid partially for easy removal push only at 4 mid-edges not at corners.

Check out our instructable where we demonstrate how to make your own bucket panniers on the cheap:

Bucket Panniers on a Wire for Bicycle Cargo Haulin

The Story of BiciConeX Bucket Panniers

By Woodsin Joseph

I am not the first person to hook a bucket to my bike, or the first to try to sell buckets as a bicycle pannier, but I have come up with an idea so simple you don't know why you didn't think of it yourself. I saw how other people hooked buckets onto their bikes and tried to copy them, but I wanted something that is stable, easy to remove and doesn't compromise the bucket by drilling holes. One day I got the idea, all it takes to hold a bucket on my bike rack is a simple bent wire!

Tidy Cat Cuban Bucket Pannier