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Old 05-08-07, 12:31 PM   #1
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Karrimor Panniers - good or not

I've got a mountain bike which is my only form of transport and I've fitted a topeak pannier rack which seams fairly good/strong.
I use my bike to get to St John ambulance duties quite a bit which tends to mean a lot of bulky kit as well as say to day transport/shopping. I also try and go camping with the bike in the summer and tend to fill the panniers and then some

basically I need some large panniers that are very waterproof but for most times I don't need easy access (small must have items get carried in my hydration pack or in the first aid rucksac that goes on th top of the rack)

I was thinking of the Karrimor EH20 Global Waterproof Panniers as they look a lot easier to clean then other panniers I've used but after reading 4pages of threads fter searching for Panniers I didn't notice them being mentioned. I'm i the UK and was wondering if it's that the panniers just aren't sold much elsewhere or if it's becasue they aren't very good

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Old 05-08-07, 02:58 PM   #2
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Yes, the Karrimor panniers have a very good reputation. They fetch a good price used on ebay, as well. If you don't like them, you can sell them on!
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Old 05-09-07, 03:13 AM   #3
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Thanks

I haven't had any karrimor stuff since it got bought out a couple of years ago
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karrimor

I have had karrimor iberian rear panniers for years now......still going strong and waterproof..!They are a good brand.!
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ref iberian panniers

Likewise have had iberians for ages and they are very very good .....wouldnt change them even for ortleibs
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I've had Karrimor and Carradice panniers both. However given your requirements you can't beat the Ortliebs in Classic form.
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