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Old 12-09-2019, 07:40 AM
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This is a big reason I have a 35mm T&T Rocket Pocket on my Christmas list. Doesn't hurt that they're kind of local to me as a Toronto native.

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Old 12-09-2019, 08:15 AM
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I’ve tried a few mentioned but now a big fan of SpeedSleeve. Comes in three sizes to finding that right size is easy. I know a few had issues with them at first when they launched on Kickstarter a few years back but they seem to have gotten past their growing pains. Super secure, easy, quick on/off, packs down compact, and do not use a strap around the seatpost, only through the seat rails.

They’re certainly worth a look.

I purchased a RoadRunner Burrito Bag a few months back, used it daily on a two week cycling vacation. Found it to be very handy, surprised how much I liked it.

Given the trend towards All Road, Gravel, or whatever it’s being called these days, along with bigger tires and side trips down adventurous paths I can see where we might transition from traditional smaller seat bags to handlebar bags. Makes a lot of sense.
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Old 12-09-2019, 08:22 AM
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Arundel Tubi.
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Old 12-09-2019, 08:25 AM
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Old 12-09-2019, 08:42 AM
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I’ve tried a few mentioned but now a big fan of SpeedSleeve. Comes in three sizes to finding that right size is easy. I know a few had issues with them at first when they launched on Kickstarter a few years back but they seem to have gotten past their growing pains. Super secure, easy, quick on/off, packs down compact, and do not use a strap around the seatpost, only through the seat rails.
SpeedSleeve Ranger is the only one I use now for all disciplines. It's super compact, can fit a ton of stuff if needed, won't rub your leg, and stays secure even on super rough mountain bike trails.

If you want to go full baller, the Silca one with the Boa dial is it.
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Old 12-09-2019, 09:29 AM
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SpeedSleeve Ranger is the only one I use now for all disciplines. It's super compact, can fit a ton of stuff if needed, won't rub your leg, and stays secure even on super rough mountain bike trails.

If you want to go full baller, the Silca one with the Boa dial is it.
Hate to rain on Silca but after using one for a couple of years find it overly engineered, the BOA along with the snap and hook closure is, for me, too clumbersome. The Silca was my everyday go-to until I started using the Speedsleeve. Just as secure, rolls up easier, much cheaper. And so much faster/easier to take on-off.

Keep meaning to toss my Silca in the classifieds.

Also use to use the Arundel. Big issue with that one for me was security. Had one pop off when bunny hopping a speed bump. A passing motorist picked-it up and chased me down or I would have never known. I had it pop off a few times after that, it’s now sitting in a drawer somewhere. A wider strap and that would also be a solid seat roll, but as is, not that secure.
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Old 12-09-2019, 11:40 AM
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Speedsleev has been the ticket for me. Super easy and secure


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Old 12-09-2019, 12:48 PM
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I endorse the King cargo cage too, added benefit of being in a lower muck position for me than a saddle bag.
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Old 12-09-2019, 04:57 PM
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Another vote for SpeedSleev. I had the Silca... it doesn’t hold as much, and is much more cumbersome and pricey.


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Old 12-09-2019, 05:04 PM
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Nothing fancy but I like the Jandd bags...think the ones I use are called mini mountain wedge bag or something...can fit two tubes, co thing as well as a couple of cartridges, irons etc...no velcro via chaffing and just a strap under the rails...actually, I think it has a velcro seat tube thing but I just cut those off...really durable as well...cheap enough too...they will even do a special order if you want certain colors to match frame or whatever if I remember right for not much more...good company and good simple bags...lifetime warranty as well...


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Old 12-09-2019, 05:10 PM
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Topeak Wedge. Clips on and off in a jiffy (no BS velcro straps), 3 different sizes, reflector tape, a place to clip your blinking light if need be. None better, IMO.

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Old 12-09-2019, 05:27 PM
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I'd recommend the Ortlieb bag, very high quality from Germany: https://ortliebusa.com/product/micro-two/.
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Old 12-09-2019, 07:14 PM
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A sock and a leather toe strap. Costs like $5 and works great
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Old 12-09-2019, 07:30 PM
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Another vote for ILE...
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Old 12-09-2019, 07:49 PM
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A sock and a leather toe strap. Costs like $5 and works great


What’s a toe strap?


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