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Old 01-25-18, 06:03 PM
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Suggestion on seat bag please

Hi all,

With the new bike on the way I’m looking for a new seat bag. Not too big just big enough for a spare tube, tire levers, C02, and a small foldable multi tool. Kicker though is I’m hoping to get one that attaches only via seat rails. My current is via rails and post but with the new bike I want to avoid rubbing the paint off my seat cap mast.

Thanks for any suggestions!
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Originally Posted by robbyville View Post
Hi all,

With the new bike on the way Iím looking for a new seat bag. Not too big just big enough for a spare tube, tire levers, C02, and a small foldable multi tool. Kicker though is Iím hoping to get one that attaches only via seat rails. My current is via rails and post but with the new bike I want to avoid rubbing the paint off my seat cap mast.

Thanks for any suggestions!
Back pocket? I have a little trans it bag that only fits what you mentioned. It will still rub the seatpost even though it isn't attached to it.
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Originally Posted by robbyville View Post
Hi all,

With the new bike on the way Iím looking for a new seat bag. Not too big just big enough for a spare tube, tire levers, C02, and a small foldable multi tool. Kicker though is Iím hoping to get one that attaches only via seat rails. My current is via rails and post but with the new bike I want to avoid rubbing the paint off my seat cap mast.

Thanks for any suggestions!
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Originally Posted by robbyville View Post
Not too big just big enough for a spare tube, tire levers, C02, and a small foldable multi tool. Kicker though is Iím hoping to get one that attaches only via seat rails. My current is via rails and post but with the new bike I want to avoid rubbing the paint off my seat cap mast.
Tightly wind a short length of a discarded inner tube around your seatpost or whatever it is. Use some adhesive tape to bind this. (The tape doesn't have to extend beyond the inner tube.) Let the bag rest where it will. Less wobbly than a bag attached at only two points, and you can do the same when you need/want to attach something big (example).
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Originally Posted by robbyville View Post
Hi all,

With the new bike on the way Iím looking for a new seat bag. Not too big just big enough for a spare tube, tire levers, C02, and a small foldable multi tool. Kicker though is Iím hoping to get one that attaches only via seat rails. My current is via rails and post but with the new bike I want to avoid rubbing the paint off my seat cap mast.

Thanks for any suggestions!
Wrap some clear packing tape around the seat post to prevent rubbing
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https://silca.cc/products/57c424fc56d9341100298881
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Aeroclam FTW!



Has one 700x25 tube, one 16G CO2, inflator head, two levers, multitool, and presta valve core tool. It's great, and the guy from Cyckit is super helpful.
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Originally Posted by microcord View Post
Tightly wind a short length of a discarded inner tube around your seatpost or whatever it is. Use some adhesive tape to bind this. (The tape doesn't have to extend beyond the inner tube.) Let the bag rest where it will. Less wobbly than a bag attached at only two points, and you can do the same when you need/want to attach something big (example).
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Wrap some clear packing tape around the seat post to prevent rubbing
This is going to sound incredibly stupid but I’ll don’t want to put anything around the post because I don’t want to cover up the Speedvagen shield (see image or link)! Vain I know... that’s not my post in the pic but will be similar in style

Thanks to all I’ll start looking at your suggestions!

https://goo.gl/images/Rav16X
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Doesn't sound stupid at all. I have one of those roll up deals for my jersey pocket but it can get a bit heavy on long rides, so I got a tiny little Lezyne bag that has a QR clamp that mounts to the rails. Bonus: they sell extra QR clamps, so my backup bike has one too.

The silca premio mentioned by silvercivic is a very slick little piece of kit and will also mount to your seat rails. One of my riding buddies has one. Looks sharp and works well. Very minimalist
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Originally Posted by rosefarts View Post
Back pocket? I have a little trans it bag that only fits what you mentioned. It will still rub the seatpost even though it isn't attached to it.
I can't really do back pocket as I carry a few items in each already. Was thinking of one of those water bottle kits, but I just have too many rides where I need two bottles, especially in the summer where we start out at 90 degrees at 6am half the time!
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I have been using the Silca Roll and it works pretty well.
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I use this, most of the time.


https://www.specialized.com/us/en/ro...spool/p/117918


Fits neatly in a back pocket. I've never needed anything more. I also stuffed a small bike multi-tool in between the tube.
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Boy some interesting ones, thanks again guys! Funnily enough, the Silca website page shows their roll attached to a Speedvagen (my incoming frame), maybe it's an omen!
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Originally Posted by drisotope View Post
aeroclam ftw!



has one 700x25 tube, one 16g co2, inflator head, two levers, multitool, and presta valve core tool. It's great, and the guy from cyckit is super helpful.
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Well thanks again folks. I ended up going with the Silca pouch. Got a decent price and decided to give it a shot! I like the Lezyne micro caddy as well but went the other way so that I can also attach my tail light to it.
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Well thanks again folks. I ended up going with the Silca pouch. Got a decent price and decided to give it a shot! I like the Lezyne micro caddy as well but went the other way so that I can also attach my tail light to it.
Good luck with it. It looks nice, but personally the steps involved in simply pulling out a new tube and lever (easy with a zippered bag) seems like overkill.
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Good luck with it. It looks nice, but personally the steps involved in simply pulling out a new tube and lever (easy with a zippered bag) seems like overkill.
Agreed, thankfully, Iíve very rarely need to access the tools in there. I ride tubeless wheels and havenít had a flat since I moved to them full time (knock on wood)
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+1 for the Silca roll. I love mine, so much easier to get things in and out of. And if water or moisture does get in, you can just leave it open and let Tim dry out instead of having to unpack everything.
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+1 I love mine!
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lezyne micro caddy
I had this and loved what a small profile it is.

I moved to this after getting a new ride: https://www.ornotbike.com/collection...s/kom-macgyver

Fits anything I would ever need in there and I stick right in my back jersey pocket. Currently a tube, mini-tool, 2 C02, chuck, tire levers and plenty of room to spare. And it is way easier to deal with then trying to fit everything in those really small seat bags like the micro caddy.

It does come with velcro straps for seat rail only placement as well.
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Originally Posted by inspclouseau View Post
lezyne micro caddy
I had this and loved what a small profile it is.

I moved to this after getting a new ride: https://www.ornotbike.com/collection...s/kom-macgyver

Fits anything I would ever need in there and I stick right in my back jersey pocket. Currently a tube, mini-tool, 2 C02, chuck, tire levers and plenty of room to spare. And it is way easier to deal with then trying to fit everything in those really small seat bags like the micro caddy.

It does come with velcro straps for seat rail only placement as well.
I had a micro caddy and also really liked it, which is why I suggested it. But agree it was VERY tight to pack.

I have since moved on to a Ziploc bag in middle jersey pocket. Cheap, easy, and no problems with multiple bikes.
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