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Old 01-03-12, 10:43 AM
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Originally Posted by MichaelW View Post
For my full pannier setup I use 2x Carradice Super C rear (1.9lbs each) and 2 x Ortleib small roller front bags (1.5lbs each) . The total weight is under 7lbs. Carradice are very light for their size and strength, mainly because they use a simple construction and ultralight stiffening. Ortleib have heavier construction but better waterproofing.
Most panniers are far too heavy.
Pair Ortlieb Front Roller Plus AND Pair Ortlieb Back Roller Plus = 6.5 pounds (excludes the shoulder straps).
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