Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Texas Hill Country
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Originally Posted by Bandera
I'm about to order a set of Cyclo Bag Loops and was wondering if any of you have installed them on a non-Brooks design.
Well, that won't work.
The width spacing on the saddle rails won't work w/ the '70's Brit bag w/ Cyclo Loops on my Turbo, and I'm not changing saddles.
I'll move the Schwinn Approved bag onto the Brooks B-72 saddle on my town bike where it will both useful and period correct.
Since the Soma is my modern interpretation of a classic club rider's machine perhaps forgetting about the old school designs and going contemporary would be best. My requirements would be for a simple, durable & solid seatpack design of medium capacity that costs less than a crankset, and won't touch my leg when moving back on the saddle.
Any tried & true recommendations? Arkel? Carridice QR?
'74 Raleigh International - '77 Trek TX900FG - '92 Vitus 979 - '10 Merckx EMX-3- '11 Soma Stanyan
Last edited by Bandera; 04-20-13 at 05:55 PM.