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Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: 78º44`W, 42º46`N
Bikes: Mercian KoM with Rohloff, Bike Friday NWT, Pogliaghi Italcorse (1979)
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I have both the rollers and the bikepacker plus, and I greatly prefer the latter. The roller is basically like a paper grocery bag in shape when unrolled, with a strap that curls around it after you roll it down that clips to the front. The rollers are more of a rigamarole to get in and out of, and I'm all for easy access. The rollers are good for defending partial submersion, but if you're just riding through the rain instead of through streams and such, the quick-lock clips (like how you fasten a helmet strap - dunno the technical term) and drawstring idea (at least on the bikepackers) is much more user friendly. The QL2 attachment is a better one too, but YMMV.
Whichever you choose, they're pretty great, but run a search in this forum for people's many complaints about them before buying. Like anything, they've got their detractors - usually those who don't like the effects of actually putting wet stuff in them.