Touring - Transport Bag
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03-20-12, 03:32 PM
I am looking to buy a Lightweight bag,I found this ones
http://www.tranzbag.com/ , http://www.rucksack.de/bach-bike-protection-bag-rip-stop-art20300149
Anyone using one of this bag ? and maybe can help me to choose one.Maybe somebody know a better one.I want a bag like this to carry with me when I am touring in case I need to take a bus or train.I woul like to have it big and not heavy (maximun 1kg)
Thanks y saludos
it seems obvious to me that the tranzbag wins out because a buxom blond germanic girl will help me onto the trains if I have one....;-)
check out the Tardis bag, a fellow named Nun on this forum uses one and it looks quite interesting, is about 1kg he has mentioned. I do believe it is smaller than the ones you referred to, so easier to get into cars etc, but the bike has to be taken apart more. I think it is made in New Zealand.
03-21-12, 12:10 AM
I have a (well two now actually) Groundeffect bodybag. A slightly smaller model than the tardis. I can pack my bike away by removing the seat, front wheel, and drop bars.
I can leave my front and rear rack on (and you would get away with turning the handlebars sideways if you had flat bars. Then i can pack all the rest of my gear around the bike to protect it (not a padded bag, but it fairly hard wearing).
Has carry handles and a shoulder strap, folds down to approx A4 size and 5cm thick. Not sure on the weight, but isnt much
03-21-12, 05:52 AM
Not sure if you can get one where you are, but Performance bike has one as well. I used one for a recent trip and it was fine, but heavier than I personally would want to carry during the tour (I mail it home). That said I suspect the Tardis is a better design. I can't comment on the two you linked.
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