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View Poll Results: Handlebar bag? Rear rack and trunk bag?

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  • Handbar bag.

    0 0%
  • Rear rack and trunk bag

    5 38.46%
  • Stick with your backpack/messenger bag!

    8 61.54%
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  1. #1
    Senior Member steve-in-kville's Avatar
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    Kilo TT: handlebar bag vs. Rack/trunk bag vs. backpack??

    I've been wanting to keep my Kilo Stripper pretty much bare bones. I use a messenger bag for my daily commute. But I've been doing longer rambles and need some other storage. Has anyone tried a handlebar bag on the Kilo? Does it effect the ride quality? How about rear racks?

    I tried a frame bag but don't like it at all, but maybe I didn't give it a chance, either.
    Best regards - steve
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    Senior Member heymatthew's Avatar
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    If you can fit it in your messenger bag, I would just keep using that. It's versatile for on and off the bike and it keeps your gear close when you're off the bike grabbing lunch or taking a break or whatever.

    If you need a rack, I'd suggest a rear rack with a pannier bag. Preferably something removable that you can take off whenever you're not using it. That's sort of what I'm looking into now for my Masi Uno.
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    A Schooner IS a sailboat Wspsux's Avatar
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    How much stuff are you actually carrying?

    I like my Chrome Kardiel Shank but its essentially a glorified fanny pack.

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