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Old 09-22-10, 08:38 PM
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Fi'zi:k PA:K owners...

Fi'zi:k Pa:k owners (medium),
what/how much can you fit in yours?
(patch kit, levers, CO2's, tube(s), etc...)

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Patch kit, 2levers, co2pump with cartridge, extra cartridge, 5 bucks, tube
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i'm planning on picking one up tomorrow-my lbs sells them it seems-i want something a little bigger than my topeak i have now...
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I've heard stories of them popping off.
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3 tire levers, tube, small multitool, patch kit and have some space to spare but for something small.
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I have both the small and the medium. In the small, I can fit (very tightly):
1 tube
tire levers
2 x 16g CO2
CO2 adapter (small for threaded carts)
small multitool
glueless patches
$20

In the medium, and can add an extra tube and still have a little room left over

Prior to getting these, I had numerous problems with the mounting brackets for the Sci-Con bags breaking, but these have been rock solid.
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I have the medium.
2 tubes
2 16 gram CO2
Inflator
Multi-tool with tire levers
I could find enough room for a small patch kit and some cash
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Originally Posted by mike868y
I've heard stories of them popping off.
This was my concern...anyone have this issue?
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Originally Posted by ak47clown
This was my concern...anyone have this issue?
Some earlier models had this problem, but I've had tons of confirmation
that they indeed are (as was put in another post) "rock solid".
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I like mine. Never had a problem with it coming off unexpectedly. I like that it's neat and clean without velcro and straps. It's also easy to take it off to rummage around in when you're looking for something.
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I rode with my Camelbak MULE the other day.
Hadn't used it in a long time and for the first time I hated it.
A year ago, I was proclaiming all the benefits of riding with a hydration pack.
For centuries, I think its as essential as a flat kit and water bottles.
But for the type of riding I'm going now, I'm done with Camelbaks.
(I do have two GREAT top of the line Camelbak ICE bottles in my cages though! )

Anyway, looking to see how much I can squeeze in my Medium Pa:k when I go pick it up today.

Goal:
  • (2) Tubes
  • (2) Lezyne Alloy Levers
  • (2) 16g Cartridges
  • G.I. Air Chuck SL CO2 Dispenser
  • Crank Bros 17 Mini-Tool
  • Lezyne Patch Kit
  • Cash
  • Cell
  • I.D.
  • Key

[And if I can fit it, an Altoids tin with basic 1st aid needs (where I can also stash
the I.D. in, the cash, the key and whatever else I can shoe horn in there).]

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Originally Posted by foresthill
I have both the small and the medium. In the small, I can fit (very tightly):
1 tube
tire levers
2 x 16g CO2
CO2 adapter (small for threaded carts)
small multitool
glueless patches
$20

In the medium, and can add an extra tube and still have a little room left over

Prior to getting these, I had numerous problems with the mounting brackets for the Sci-Con bags breaking, but these have been rock solid.
+1 in the small (full patch kit, dogtags, nitro pills for when I want a boost, and $10,000)
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I never had the bag fall off but I did have one of the rivets pop. I returned it for warranty replacement.
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I have the small one and I carry, one tube, two tyre levers, two C02 cannisters, one inflator and one mini tool. I was going to get the medium bag but didn't see the point when I could get everything I needed in the small one.
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Originally Posted by 2ndGen
I rode with my Camelbak MULE the other day.
Hadn't used it in a long time and for the first time I hated it.
A year ago, I was proclaiming all the benefits of riding with a hydration pack.
For centuries, I think its as essential as a flat kit and water bottles.
But for the type of riding I'm going now, I'm done with Camelbaks.
(I do have two GREAT top of the line Camelbak ICE bottles in my cages though! )

Anyway, looking to see how much I can squeeze in my Medium Pa:k when I go pick it up today.

Goal:
  • (2) Tubes
  • (2) Lezyne Alloy Levers
  • (2) 16g Cartridges
  • G.I. Air Chuck SL CO2 Dispenser
  • Crank Bros 17 Mini-Tool
  • Lezyne Patch Kit
  • Cash
  • Cell
  • I.D.
  • Key

[And if I can fit it, an Altoids tin with basic 1st aid needs (where I can also stash
the I.D. in, the cash, the key and whatever else I can shoe horn in there).]
I carry those items in my jersey pocket.
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In...
  • (1) Tubes
  • (2) Lezyne Alloy Levers
  • (2) 16g Cartridges
  • G.I. Air Chuck SL CO2 Dispenser
  • Crank Bros 17 Mini-Tool
  • Lezyne Patch Kit
  • I.D.

Have no worries that I can get in another Tube,
Cash/Visa Card and a Key + an Altoids Tin.
Nice & compact and everything fits.

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Question:

My Pak won't clip into my Aliante Saddle.
The clip itself doesn't engage.

I'm hoping it's a faulty Pak clip and not the Saddle.
The Pak is easily replaceable locally;
the Saddle will have to go back and I'll probably
have to wait another 2 weeks to get a replacement.

Anybody else had this problem?
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Originally Posted by mike868y
I've heard stories of them popping off.
Mine was the worst piece of bike garbage I ever owned. My LBS even stopped carrying them because they were so bad.
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Yeah i actually went to the LBS that apparently carried them and they told me that they don't really stock them anymore because of customer issues. One of the biggest things they were saying was that the clips broke on occasion and fizik wouldn't warranty them and there was no way to get just a replacement clip-you needed to buy the whole pack... I think i'll just stick with my topeak pack for now
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