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Where do YOU stash your stuff when you ride?

Old 04-27-09, 07:53 PM
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Where do YOU stash your stuff when you ride?

Just wondering where everybody keeps their stuff when they ride...

The pockets on the back of your cycling jersey?
Other clothing pockets?
In a pannier?
In a cycling frame bag?
In a handlebar pack?
In a seat bag?
In a backpack?

(please no one say they use a basket O.o )

What options do you think are the most aerodynamic?

And what do you bring with you on rides?
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Spare tube, granola bar, a few dollars, tire levers and multi-tool in seat bag. I think this, as well as jersey pockets, would be one of the most aerodynamic places to keep stuff.
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When did "aerodynamic" become synonymous with cycling?


I keep all of my stuff in a handlebar bag and a pannier.
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to the left, usually.
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I have a rack on back with a little trunk bag mounted on it that carries spare tube, patch kit, pump, etc. When I need more room, I have a handlebar bag that can carry two 32-oz gatorade bottles, or sweater, also holds a map or cue sheet where I can check it while I ride.
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Depends on the ride and the temps. Last Saturday I was carrying a messenger bag. Warmer rides I stash what I need in my jersey.
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Handlebar bag and trunk bag.

Like this:

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to the left, usually.
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Originally Posted by CrimsonKarter21 View Post
When did "aerodynamic" become synonymous with cycling?


I keep all of my stuff in a handlebar bag and a pannier.
Did you notice the part where the OP asked what options we think are the most aerodynamic? Some folks take pride in knowing that they've done all they can to assure that they are using their energy in the most efficient way possible. No one said "aerodynamic" has become synonymous with cycling.
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Depends on the bike, but today I went for a leisurely ride in the warm sun out along paved and unpaved country roads.

I took my Bleriot with it's big, fat tyres and handlebar bag. In the bag, I put a windproof and a camera and rolled around the Peninsula farmlands taking photos.



If I'm out to go faster, I'll take my Ti Marinoni w/ a little saddle pouch and what I can stuff in my pockets. On randonnee or tour is a different story again. Pick the right bike and the right luggage for the job

Wind tunnel tests indicate a handlebar bag is pretty aerodynamic.
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Pouch full of repair/fuel necessities goes in a jersey pocket.
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Wallet/phone in one pocket, repair kit in a baggie in another, food in the third.
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Phone, Levers, Tube, CO2, Ipod, Power Bar in my jersey pockets. My wife is my SAG wagon if needed.
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My arse bag. Later.
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if you ride an upright, aerodynamics are the least of your worries

saddle bag for everything + frame pump

3rd bottle, health card, keys and optional items in jersey pockets
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Hmm generally speaking...

Jersey pockets have my health insurance card and ID wrapped in a $10 bill, some goo or cliff bar, iPod (if using it) and phone.

Small under-seat bag holds a tube, levers, patch kit, and keys (of crack).
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Tube, 2 CO2 cartridges, one tire lever, glueless patch kit, house key, and a twenty dollar bill stay in my wedge all the time. It is a small one and is packed solid. Everything else goes in pockets and varies, depending on ride.
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Originally Posted by aham23 View Post
My arse bag. Later.
Remember where Capt. Koons had to keep Butch's birthright wristwatch in Pulp Fiction?
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Tools and tube in a seat bag. For commuting my work stuff goes in a pannier. Otherwise keys and cell phone in my jersey pockets. Pump is on the bike.
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My arse bag. Later.
I'm a nurse. Arse bag has an entirely different meaning to me

These little containers are awesome for keeping your ID, money etc in - I love them!
http://www.mec.ca/Products/product_d...45524442622294
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(please no one say they use a basket O.o )
actually, my ostrich handlebar bag is about the size of a basket, and it has a lid!





the other bike (ciocc) doesn't carry any baggage except me. i do up to about 200 miles without using luggage, e.g. just jersey pockets, but beyond that it makes sense to carry more. and by "beyond that" i mean unsupported 600k-1200km brevets.

And what do you bring with you on rides?
for some rides, i bring everything but the kitchen sink. for rides less than 50 miles or so, i only carry water, tubes, patch kit, pump, and keys. oh and maybe a 5mm allen in case i want to tweak something on the road.
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