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Cocotte Alfredo bag opinions?

Old 04-26-10, 09:33 AM
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Reviving a dead thread, since when I was researching this bag way back when it was really hard to find good reviews of it.

I couriered with one of these for about 4 months. Personally, I don't really like this bag. It does have good build quality, a comfortable shoulder strap and decent-ish waterproofing. But it's just not that great of a value for the price. If you just want a simple bag for carrying books to class, get a MEC Brenta, which has 3 litres less capacity for $50. Pick up some waterproofing solution at MEC as well, treat the whole bag with that and you're good. If you want to lay down some more cash for something high quality and strong, for $30 more you can get a PAC Street Large, which is better quality and larger.

I ended up upgrading to a PAC Ultimate. The Cocotte feels like a purse when I put it on now. I wonder how I managed to make any money with it. I do remember spending a lot of time in lobbies of office buildings unpacking and carefully re-packing everything in my bag to make it fit.

For any Torontonians here, Shannen at Red Arrow bikes in Kensington Market (19 Kensington Ave, I think) has PAC bags for below MSRP. I think he carries the Street Large. He's also probably the best and fairest mechanic in downtown Toronto.
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Old 06-15-19, 03:16 PM
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Originally Posted by dutret View Post
Does anyone have one of these? A friend is thinking of getting one but we can't find any info about them.
google Cocotte equipment, information is there, web site is there, made in Montreal
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Old 06-15-19, 03:19 PM
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Originally Posted by jim-bob View Post
Yeah, you can definitely find better bags for the money.
Dear Jim Bob, maybe tou can find a bag made in China for cheaper. These are made in Montreal with North American materials
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Old 06-15-19, 03:37 PM
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Digging up 13 year old bike forum posts to get defensive and tell people to use Google is definitely a good look.
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Old 06-15-19, 04:29 PM
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Originally Posted by seau grateau View Post
Digging up 13 year old bike forum posts to get defensive and tell people to use Google is definitely a good look.
Just being helpful not defensive ???
what a bizarre comment?
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Old 06-15-19, 10:31 PM
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You're trying to interact with posts that were made 13 years ago, and I'm being bizarre.
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Originally Posted by seau grateau View Post
You're trying to interact with posts that were made 13 years ago, and I'm being bizarre.
Yes quite bizarre. How dare you question Zombies!
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Old 06-19-19, 09:25 PM
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Just being helpful not defensive ???
what a bizarre comment?
Are you the maker? Or somehow affiliated? Because yeah, interesting approach.
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