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Old 07-29-20, 07:14 PM
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Show us your Acorn bags!

The recent Acorn bag restocking thread started to turn into a show your acorn thread. I did a search and we don't have a dedicated thread for it and I think these bags deserve one. I've got the smallest and largest saddlebags, they are both wonderful. Today I ordered an x-pac compact rando bag for a bike that's on it's way to me. I'll post when both of those arrive.




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Medium Saddle Bag.

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I love my Acorn bags! Handlebar bag and tool roll on my Cannondale.





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Not the best angle to show off the bag, per se, but it does show how well it fits the bike:

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Originally Posted by Lascauxcaveman View Post
Not the best angle to show off the bag, per se, but it does show how well it fits the bike:

Yeah that looks great.
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Those are nice.
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@bargo68, is that the brown Brooks microfiber tape you have on the Cannondale? Looks nice.
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Hereís my Compact Rando bag. Great size for day long rides
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Medium Rando on a Nitto M18.

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Originally Posted by ascherer View Post
Medium Rando on a Nitto M18.

This is gonna be my next purchase when they restock them.
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Medium saddlebag on my Motobecane Le Champion



I've got the medium rando bag on my Grander Sportier right now, but can't find a picture
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handlebar bag on my Mclean
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@bargo68, is that the brown Brooks microfiber tape you have on the Cannondale? Looks nice.
Thanks! Yup, that's the brown. The honey was too light for my battered Brooks.
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A variant of this pic may have been posted somewhere on the forums, can't remember. But it's the best shot of one of mine with both a rear roll and the front rando. I also have a handlebar bag I use frequently. Unfortunately for me Acorn no longer produces the 'Ranger Tan' bags, which was the version I found most aesthetically pleasing. Oh well. And yes, I stuff too much @#$ into the roll.


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Unfortunately for me Acorn no longer produces the 'Ranger Tan' bags, which was the version I found most aesthetically pleasing.
I do wish they would bring this back.
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This is gonna be my next purchase when they restock them.
It's a Goldilocks size for me.
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Originally Posted by gugie View Post
Medium saddlebag on my Motobecane Le Champion



I've got the medium rando bag on my Grander Sportier right now, but can't find a picture
I like how the flap provides an additional layer of saddle padding.
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I like how the flap provides an additional layer of saddle padding.
That's known as the Dennis the Menace feature.
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I'm a big fan of Acorn bags and rarely can resist the opportunity to pick up another. Other than the two I showed in the earlier thread, the ones I use most are a medium saddle bag and a older handlebar bag that I don't believe they make any longer.

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I also picked up the newer version of the small/medium saddlebag and have it on my Milwaukee single-speed:

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Iíve been a big fan of Ron & his wifeís stuff for a long time. Hereís my Nobilette with a deluxe large Rando bag, and a bi-fold seat wedge that they donít make anymore.

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I have the Boxy Rando Bag in Ranger Tan. This was a Christmas present from my wife- In all that "what do you want for Christmas" stuff that goes on- I gave her a link to the Acorn site- Realistically, I understood the chances of her getting the Acorn bag were next to nothing. This bag is perfect for everything and it's one of my favorite cycling things.

A couple of years ago I had one of my Army nametags sewn on the front pocket under the flap- you can see it just peeking out- it normally doesn't show. I still have a dozen or so nametags left over, and I got out 25 years ago.

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Iím a big fan and have several of their bags. This one is currently not on a bike but itís seen plenty of use. I got it in 2007 and its to look whitish...when did Acorn start? ​​​​​​​

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X-pac compact rando just arrived and itís a beaut. Pics on bike next week.







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