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Old 07-28-20, 01:23 PM
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Acorn bags restocking tomorrow

PSA - I am not affiliated in any way, just a fanboy.

"All our BLACK X-PAC bags will be restocked—in limited quantities—this Wednesday, July 29, at roughly 9am Pacific Time. (No waxed canvas bags in this batch.)"
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Acorn bags are top notch, and they're not over priced. Real high quality, American made.
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I always liked the look of the wax canvas and leather accent bags. Maybe one day.
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I picked up an x-pack handlebar bag the last time they were offered. It’s an awesome bag. Really, the perfect size for long days or overnighters.

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Too trendy for my taste, this is the classic and vintage forum right? I'll stick with my vintage British bags.
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Originally Posted by schwinnderella View Post
Too trendy for my taste, this is the classic and vintage forum right? I'll stick with my vintage British bags.
You mean the ones they’re modeled after?

Perhaps not their x-pac bags, but have you looked at the majority of their offerings? Besides, we like C&V bikes but accessories and consumables run the gamut.

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Old 07-28-20, 05:49 PM
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Originally Posted by schwinnderella View Post
Too trendy for my taste, this is the classic and vintage forum right? I'll stick with my vintage British bags.
Well, you might notice the rear Carradice Pendle on the bike I show above.
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Acorn make great bags. I love my Compact Rando.
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Their new small seat bag is also really well done. Just the right size for the basics without the temptation to haul a lot of crap:

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I've got a medium Rando on my Mk. I and their Wald 146 Basket Bag on my International. I suspect they'll outlive me. Good luck to those who will be trying tomorrow!
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Originally Posted by schwinnderella View Post
Too trendy for my taste, this is the classic and vintage forum right? I'll stick with my vintage British bags.
Most of their offerings are canvas and leather, very classic looking.

My favorite classic bag maker is from Vermont. He makes bags in many different materials. Peter Weigle commissioned him to make a special bag for him which is now an instant classic.

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Originally Posted by gugie View Post
Most of their offerings are canvas and leather, very classic looking.

My favorite classic bag maker is from Vermont. He makes bags in many different materials. Peter Weigle commissioned him to make a special bag for him which is now an instant classic.
Hey, I have a custom WaxWing bag, too, with a nifty gugie decaleur: the BAB!

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Hey, I have a custom WaxWing bag, too, with a nifty gugie decaleur: the BAB!

You ever hit the front brakes on that thing too hard and flip over forward?
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You ever hit the front brakes on that thing too hard and flip over forward?
Not yet!
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Originally Posted by ascherer View Post
PSA - I am not affiliated in any way, just a fanboy.

"All our BLACK X-PAC bags will be restocked—in limited quantities—this Wednesday, July 29, at roughly 9am Pacific Time. (No waxed canvas bags in this batch.)"
Don't you have some "army green" panniers on a bike of yours from Acorn? I don't see them on their website currently though, maybe they stopped making them? :-/
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Don't you have some "army green" panniers on a bike of yours from Acorn? I don't see them on their website currently though, maybe they stopped making them? :-/
Unfortunately they do discontinue products over the years, especially early on as they were figuring things out. Really wish I could get the small rando bag Saguaro has on his Nishiki, but it’ll never be.
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I have a few of their tool rolls, a compact rando bag or 2, and 2 of their front handlebar bags.
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I’ve got one of the Boxy Rando Bags in Ranger Tan. It was a Christmas present from my wife- and I was STUNNED she got it.

That bag is one of my most prized cycling accoutrements.
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Don't you have some "army green" panniers on a bike of yours from Acorn? I don't see them on their website currently though, maybe they stopped making them? :-/
Those are Linus Market Bags. Acorn in the front. Not very matchy-matchy but I can live with it

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Originally Posted by gugie View Post
Most of their offerings are canvas and leather, very classic looking.

My favorite classic bag maker is from Vermont. He makes bags in many different materials. Peter Weigle commissioned him to make a special bag for him which is now an instant classic.
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Hey, I have a custom WaxWing bag, too, with a nifty gugie decaleur: the BAB!
I'll pile on with my Acorn Medium and Waxwing Seat Wedge:
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Originally Posted by nlerner View Post
Hey, I have a custom WaxWing bag, too, with a nifty gugie decaleur: the BAB!
My goodness! And I thought my large Swift Ozette was a big bag!
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And since this is turning into a "Show your Acorn" thread...



And for what it's worth, I absolutely love mine. I did make what I feel to be an improvement to mine by removing the plastic insert and putting in some aluminum bar stock as a stiffener a-la Norther Cycles. I used 1/8" aluminum for mine and it worked very well.

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Made it out with an x-pac compact rando bag and they sold out in less than 5 minutes. Gotta love this Expedition that they feature for all of their bag modeling.


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Ron from Acorn used to contribute to BF years back until he and his wife likely got very busy with bag making.
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