Keep your bikepacking load centered and out of the way with the Salsa EXP Direct Mount system. The Thumb Screw attachment prevents strap wear and simplifies installation and removal. This direct-mount frame pack offers all of the same features and durability of our other frame packs in a more streamlined package.

Materials: 400D Nylon with TPU lamination and PU coating
Construction Methods: Cut and sewn construction
Waterproof Rating: Constructed with waterproof materials


  • Fastens directly to Salsa Cutthroat frame using Salsa EXP Direct Mount Thumb Screws (included) on bikes equipped with the Salsa EXP Direct Mount System
  • Internal hook-and-loop divider for separating gear and managing storage
  • Exit port along top tube for use with hydration bladder or lights
  • Non-drive side flat pocket for storing maps, tools, phone, wallet, etc.

EXP Series Direct Cutthroat Frame Pack Instructions

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