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Old 03-07-09, 12:00 PM
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Carradice Nelson Extra Strap Length?

I'm about to order a Nelson long flap and wanted to know what size straps I should get for the outside? They go on the exterior of the top. My guess is the 30cm (12in) but I could be wrong. I feel like some other sizes might be too big. What do you have?

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I'm about to order a Nelson long flap and wanted to know what size straps I should get for the outside? They go on the exterior of the top. My guess is the 30cm (12in) but I could be wrong. I feel like some other sizes might be too big. What do you have?

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I take it that you are referring to the straps which are used to hold gear to the top of the bag. This depends what you're intending to strap there but 12" might be short if we're talking of rain gear. Are you aware that they also make a roll of the same material for holding rain kit which fastens to the top of the bag. It's a great bag and will hold enough for a couple of weeks light touring.
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i have the camper ,great bag for day rides ,loads of room for whatever you want to carry.
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I'm about to order a Nelson long flap

The bags are unbelievably cheap right now.
Please tell where are you ordering from that they are so cheap? Thanks.
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I have 15" straps on mine...you can get them from Acorn Bags. If they are too long just cut them off and punch some more holes.

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- leather toe straps on mine.
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Please tell where are you ordering from that they are so cheap? Thanks.
not PJW...

try UK-based retailers.
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Originally Posted by onbike 1939 View Post
I take it that you are referring to the straps which are used to hold gear to the top of the bag. This depends what you're intending to strap there but 12" might be short if we're talking of rain gear. Are you aware that they also make a roll of the same material for holding rain kit which fastens to the top of the bag. It's a great bag and will hold enough for a couple of weeks light touring.
Yes these are the straps I'm referring to. Are you talking about the cape roll?

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On the Carradice website. You can order directly from there to the states.
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Yes these are the straps I'm referring to. Are you talking about the cape roll?



On the Carradice website. You can order directly from there to the states.
Yep. This also has a built in tool roll . It gives even more space.
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