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Looking for a new seat bag

Old 08-19-12, 10:11 AM
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Looking for a new seat bag

I upgraded my saddle a while back to a Selle SMP Glider. The saddle is fantastic. Now my problem is that my old Louis Garneau seat bag does not work with it because of the upward angle of the rails on the back of the saddle vs. where the velcro strap is on the bag, which is towards the front. The bag just sort of flops down and looks all kinds of goofy. Anyhow, if anyone knows of a good seat bag, let me know!
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I'm fond of this seat pack from Performance: transit 50 wedge It holds it's shape when empty and sits upright at an attractive angle. Big enough to hold my essential emergency gear (tube, patch kit, multi tool)


Nashbar also has one that is very similar, which I have on my daughter's bike: Detours Guppy

This one is also very similar is design and I wouldn't be surprised if they are the manufacturer of the Performance & Nashbar items. timbuk2 seat pack
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Old 08-19-12, 10:37 AM
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I use an Arundel Dual bag on a Selle SMP. No seatpost strap, just one strap that goes around the saddle rails.
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I was going to get another saddle bag but decided to get this instead:

https://www.competitivecyclist.com/pr...1371.42.1.html
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I purchased a Topeak Mondo XL. It may not be the sexiest thing in the world on a road bike, but I'll finally be able to stuff all my crap in the bag instead of my jersey pockets.
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Wife and I used the Specialized Mini Wedgie: https://www.specialized.com/us/en/ftr...gs/mini-wedgie

Its very slim so it won't snag your shorts and fits tight so it doesn't swing around. I can fit a tube, co2 head and two cartridges, tire lever, and multi tool with no problem. I think it's the most attractive seat bag I've seen-most of them make a cool looking bike look like crap haha! We got the ones with the white on the bottom of the sides and it actually makes it look smaller than it is.
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Originally Posted by uncrx2003 View Post
I was going to get another saddle bag but decided to get this instead:

https://www.competitivecyclist.com/pr...1371.42.1.html
This is what i'm using as well. My problem with saddle bags is they tend to rub on my shorts. I tried two different bags out and same thing happened. Didn't want to keep trying bags out so i just bought the lezyne caddy sack.

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Originally Posted by uncrx2003 View Post
I was going to get another saddle bag but decided to get this instead:

https://www.competitivecyclist.com/pr...1371.42.1.html
+1

Switched to one of those and haven't looked back. Love it!
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