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    Connecting two Ortlieb rear panniers together

    I have a flight booked with BA that allows me to check-in one piece of luggage. Is there a way of connecting two Ortlieb rear panniers together so that they look like one?

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    Put them back-to-back, tie the handles together and put some compression straps around them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by daveIT View Post
    Put them back-to-back, tie the handles together and put some compression straps around them.
    Sounds like a good plan. Alternatively, I sometimes combine bags by putting them in a cheap duffel with compression straps. Works with odd shaped things too. Just stay under the weigh limit (probably 50lbs), and you can combine as much as you want.

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    Quote Originally Posted by daveIT View Post
    Put them back-to-back, tie the handles together and put some compression straps around them.
    Watch out, my friends did this when we flew to Japan and ran into some trouble. The airline kept the combined ortliebs for inspection for 3 days, and our trip was delayed. Those panniers had the tools, so we couldn't put our bikes together. Our bikes were not held, nor were my panniers that were separated. It could be a fluke, but it happened.
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