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Old 07-12-07, 10:22 PM
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Suit Shirt or Garment Bag for Commuters

There must be a lot of Commuters who need to wear a Shirt, Tie & Suit for work.
Are there many Suit Bag or Garment Bag Panniers or Back Pack Options?

I've seen this one which looks alright.

http://www.twowheelgear.com/index.php

Are there many others?
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Old 07-13-07, 06:32 AM
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I fold my stuff neatly and put it in my back pack, but my commute is short.
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Originally Posted by lukeC
There must be a lot of Commuters who need to wear a Shirt, Tie & Suit for work.
Are there many Suit Bag or Garment Bag Panniers or Back Pack Options?

I've seen this one which looks alright.

http://www.twowheelgear.com/index.php

Are there many others?
I have the Two Wheel Gear bag and I love it!
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Old 07-13-07, 06:55 AM
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I've not used it... Don't have a need for a garment bag pannier, but Jandd makes a garment bag.
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Originally Posted by Bike-a-Boo
I have the Two Wheel Gear bag and I love it!
Finally, a personal endorsement for it!

A couple questions about the 2-wheel Gear bag: Is it large enough to hold 4 dress shirts and 4 pairs of pants? How's the weatherproofing on it, because I ride all rainy winter up here in Seattle metro area.

I'd love to eliminate the 1 day I drive (so that I can swap out clothes for the next week) by getting this bag. Even at twice the price, I'd save that much more in gas costs within the first year.
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Originally Posted by CliftonGK1
Is it large enough to hold 4 dress shirts and 4 pairs of pants?
Hmmm...I would say yes. I only ever carry 1 outfit at a time, but the main compartment expands to about 3 inches deep, but you would probably have to stuff them in there, so I'm not sure if that would defeat the purpose of anti-wrinkling.

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How's the weatherproofing on it, because I ride all rainy winter up here in Seattle metro area.
Good. I've ridden through a few soakers with it and my clothes have stayed dry. I believe they describe it as water-resistant because the zippers aren't sealed.

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Old 07-13-07, 08:12 AM
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I commute around 9 miles each way and wear a suit everyday at work. When I started I brought all of my suits into work one day in my car, together with dress shoes and ties (leaving one suit & pair of shoes at home just in case). All I need to carry with me each day on my bike is a dress shirt, socks, & underwear, which fit in a pannier bag on one side of my rack. On the other side of my rack I have a business case pannier (both panniers from Inertia Designs). This works quite well for me.
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