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Old 02-06-19, 11:51 AM
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Originally Posted by avole View Post
Î mean, why do we bother?
That is not the right type of bag, as the OP ´s henchman has made clear !!!. Granted’ it is the type 99% of us would use, but it doesn’t meet the basc specs of being an expensive solution to a non-existant problem
The OP stated:
"I'm looking for a bar bag for bikepacking which won't interfere with using the hoods or drops. I'd like something light and simple.
The bars have flared drops. 15" between the hoods where the hands sit and..."

I have seen people trying to shove a dry bag between the hoods where it interferes with shifting their brifters or the shifter cables interfere with it.* Given that the OP cited the distance between the hoods, the OP was concerned about putting the harness where it would mount the bag between the hoods.

I am not sure why you were offended so much.

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