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Old 03-17-08, 11:36 PM
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Handlebar bag with map holder

I'm looking for the smallest handlebar bag that still has a clear pocket on top for maps. The smallest I've found is from Inertia at just under 400 cu in. Are there any smaller ones out there?
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I've got an older map pouch that I use sometimes which has just enough room in it for a small camera or GPS unit or a couple of energy bars. This pic shows it on the singlespeed. The plastic is fogged and I'm planning on getting something similar.


Is this along the lines of what you were looking for? If so this Arkel one looks like a good current model (I think mine is an older Eclipse one if I remember right).
https://www.arkel-od.com/panniers/map...asp?fl=1&site=


https://www.arkel-od.com/panniers/map.../mapcase_A.gif
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I use one to carry small stuff and maps. I found out that when I stand up in the pedals, like when hammering up a steep hill, my knees hit the bag. Not a big deal, just an observation.
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Look at Topeak. I just got a small one from them. When I asked about buying an extra mount they
sent one at no cost
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Originally Posted by treebound
Is this along the lines of what you were looking for? If so this Arkel one looks like a good current model (I think mine is an older Eclipse one if I remember right).
https://www.arkel-od.com/panniers/map...asp?fl=1&site=


https://www.arkel-od.com/panniers/map.../mapcase_A.gif
This would work if it had a way to mount in front of the bars as opposed to behind it.
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