Backpack/Pannier/Saddlebag?

Baalzamon
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Re: Backpack/Pannier/Saddlebag?

Postby Baalzamon » Thu Mar 16, 2017 3:46 pm

I operate either a single pannier or a Carradice camper longflap depending on which bike I'm taking to work. The carradice sits behind my legs, and I can zip along very nicely. The pannier mounted drive side as others have said ensures I get given more room.
Masi Speciale CX 2008 - Brooks B17 special saddle, Garmin Edge 810
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ironhanglider
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Re: Backpack/Pannier/Saddlebag?

Postby ironhanglider » Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:35 pm

I bought a pair of front panniers.

I use them on the rear. I don't have a lot of stuff to carry and there is no chance of pannier suck or heel strike.

I have two bikes that I use them on, both are mounted on the right side.

I use a shopping bag inside them, so when I get to work I just pull the whole inner bag out and leave the pannier on the bike. The inner bag, routine makes it easier to do a last minute bike change.

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