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View Poll Results: Seatbags: cool, or not cool?
Cool 7 35.00%
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Old 03-23-10, 07:32 PM   #1
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Seatbags: cool, or not cool?

And yes, this is in the right sub-forum. I already know what they would say

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Old 03-23-10, 07:34 PM   #2
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This isn't a question of PRO or not. They clearly aren't.
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Old 03-23-10, 07:48 PM   #3
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I'm pretty sure the officials frown upon using seat bags during races.
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Old 03-23-10, 07:57 PM   #4
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Old 03-23-10, 08:00 PM   #5
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totally uncool
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but seriously, 41
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Old 03-23-10, 08:04 PM   #7
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shove all that crap in your jersey, so when you take a dive it all goes flying on the road!
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Old 03-23-10, 08:07 PM   #8
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Old 03-23-10, 08:21 PM   #9
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As long as you don't have to borrow my tube or pump I could care less.
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Old 03-23-10, 08:28 PM   #10
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I'm pretty sure the officials frown upon using seat bags during races.
Correct. I've been made to take mine off when lined up.
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Old 03-23-10, 08:36 PM   #11
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that's the reason i don't have a bag. i forgot i had it on at the start line last year, the official told me to take it off, and i left it there.

never got a new one.

pockets are fine.
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Old 03-23-10, 08:38 PM   #12
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I'm pretty sure the officials frown upon using seat bags during races.
I've seen officials tell people to take them off.

2 weeks ago, Chain of Lakes circuit race, I absent mindedly left mine on. Up hill finish. ended up 14th. .2 seconds from a top ten. I'm sure the pound of crap in my seat bag cost me at least 5 places.
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Old 03-23-10, 10:16 PM   #13
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not enough room in the pockets when they are already filled with food, keys, id, $$$, cellphone, cleat covers and possibly arm and knee warmers on a 75+ mile ride

and yeah, 41
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Old 03-23-10, 10:42 PM   #14
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So, if they won't allow you to have a seat bag, just transfer everything to your bar bag.
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Old 03-23-10, 11:15 PM   #15
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And yes, this is in the right sub-forum.
No, it's not.
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Old 03-24-10, 12:50 AM   #16
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Hrm, I only started racing 2 months ago, but I've left my bag on for a few road races. I've removed it for TTs and crits since flatting is less likely there, but it makes sense to me to bring it for a RR since I don't have spare wheels. Is there really a rule against having a bag on during a race? I wonder what the reasoning is.
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Old 03-24-10, 02:13 AM   #17
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what's with the sudden deluge of idiots and idiotic threads in the 33?
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Old 03-24-10, 06:46 AM   #18
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Hrm, I only started racing 2 months ago, but I've left my bag on for a few road races. I've removed it for TTs and crits since flatting is less likely there, but it makes sense to me to bring it for a RR since I don't have spare wheels. Is there really a rule against having a bag on during a race? I wonder what the reasoning is.

Yes...and the one place I would consider having a seat bag (or at least a tube and CO2) would be in a long TT with no support. I think not having any boxes/bags is a mass start rule somewhere...
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Old 03-24-10, 07:01 AM   #19
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For racing...

RR = yes. CRIT = No.

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what's with the sudden deluge of idiots and idiotic threads in the 33?
i was just wondering the same thing
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Old 03-24-10, 07:03 AM   #21
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Who the hell cares?

Why am I contributing to this crap?
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Old 03-24-10, 07:08 AM   #22
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cool as in permitted?
cool as meaning looks impressive?
cool as in useful? handy?
can you phrase your post as an actual sentence/question?
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Old 03-24-10, 07:13 AM   #23
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totally uncool
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Old 03-24-10, 07:36 AM   #24
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cool as in permitted?
cool as meaning looks impressive?
cool as in useful? handy?
can you phrase your post as an actual sentence/question?
Are you lost?
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Old 03-24-10, 07:39 AM   #25
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what's with the sudden deluge of idiots and idiotic threads in the 33?
I don't know, and clearly it's in the wrong place if the "new post" lurkers mistake it for a 41 thread.
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