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Compact saddle bag for a road bike?

Old 05-05-14, 07:41 PM
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Originally Posted by oldnslow2 View Post
I'm a vintage VW guy and that's so wrong.
You may know this, but that is Willie Mays Hayes' (Wesley Snipes) car in Major League. Normally I would agree with you, but in that context, it works.
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Compact saddle bag for a road bike?

An old sock and a worn out toestrap has worked for me for 40 plus years.
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I like the quick release (1/4 turn) of the Scicon for security. Also no velcro to ruin your bibs.
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Once I got down to what I really needed to take with me, everything fit nicely in my jersey pocket and I didn't even notice it on rides. Before that, I took a few more things and had the Arundel Uno. I liked that pack because it was tiny, but well designed.
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Originally Posted by jkuper View Post
Take a look at Scicon bags
+1. I use a SCICON COMPACT 430 (very sleek) and a LEZYN CADDY SACK for the jersey back pocket.
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Thanks for all the advice, folks. This is what I've got. It is (supposed to be) waterproof and snaps right into my saddle.


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