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Old 03-25-21, 10:48 AM
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Frame bags

I'm looking for a frame bag around 6-7L for long gravel adventures. Can anyone suggest some bags to look at under $100?

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https://www.jandd.com/detail.asp?PRODUCT_ID=FMW3
This is 6L and expandable to 7.5L.
Not a frame bag, but just an option to consider since a 7L frame bag will either take up basically the full triangle or will be quite wide(leg rub).
Its stable on its own, and you can use the stabilizing bands for a bit less wiggle.
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We like Apidura. It may go over $100 a bit however. There are a lot of good ones out there, but most of the better ones are going to cross the $100 mark.
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Originally Posted by dwmckee
We like Apidura. It may go over $100 a bit however. There are a lot of good ones out there, but most of the better ones are going to cross the $100 mark.
Apidura is very nice. I have the 2.4L racing frame bag, which has served me well up to 64 miles of riding. Was able to fit plenty of food and a water filter too. This year I'm planning to ride the Cohutta Death March in North Georgia. It has almost 10,000 ft of climbing, and will be completely self-supported as it is in the middle of the wilderness. Was originally going to get the racing top tube bag, but figured it wasnt big enough. Whatever extra bag I buy will be just for carrying food. Maybe I should get the racing handlebar bag?

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The large size of the Revelate Tangle frame bag is 6L and under $100.
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whatever you buy just make sure the seam is welded
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Thanks for the responses everyone. Was originally planning to just buy a top tube bag, so I wound up buying the Revelate gas can. It's pretty large for a top tube bag and looks like nice quality. Will probably pick up a Revelate Tangle when it's time for an actual frame bag.

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This is the one I have. Allows me 6L in the large size, and also allows access to both WB's. I like it a lot because it fits my frame well. YMMV depending on your frame size.

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The large size of the Revelate Tangle frame bag is 6L and under $100.
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https://www.roswheel.com/collections...-handlebar-bag 9L
my LBS just sold me one of these for $90. I have not tried it yet, so no review yet.
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I have the Topeak frame bag and it's been wonderful for a couple years now. H20 port is nice, both sides zip open

Just try and get the older generation with velcro all around, they opted for a strap/buckle system on the new Gen
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Originally Posted by bonsai171
Apidura is very nice. I have the 2.4L racing frame bag, which has served me well up to 64 miles of riding. Was able to fit plenty of food and a water filter too. This year I'm planning to ride the Cohutta Death March in North Georgia. It has almost 10,000 ft of climbing, and will be completely self-supported as it is in the middle of the wilderness. Was originally going to get the racing top tube bag, but figured it wasnt big enough. Whatever extra bag I buy will be just for carrying food. Maybe I should get the racing handlebar bag?

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What is the mileage to get in 10,000 feet of climbing?

Never mind, I looked it up. That looks like a fantastic route. Do you carry a water filter to replenish?

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