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Old 07-16-19, 09:15 AM
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downhillmaster
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Originally Posted by LawSchweiin View Post
Wow, some of you are a cranky bunch. I explained I've had some bad experiences with saddle bags, and I was looking for alternatives (thank you for those who suggested such). I also saddle bags look ugly - I work hard to build my bikes exactly the way I want them with premium components. I think a velcroed satchel hanging off the back doesn't fit the aesthetic. So what? So you guys criticize me for my opinion? It seems unnecessary. You could just ignore the post.
There is nothing wrong with a bit of criticism. Everything is not Unicorns and rainbows.
FYI, satchels/bags have been hanging off the back of road bikes for a hundred years so not sure how you can say it does not fit the aesthetic. You could have ofc said it does not fit your personal tastes but you didn’t.
You actually stated you think ‘they have no place on a proper road bike’
That is silly and a bit contentious.
Hence the discussion
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