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Does Ortlieb classic bar bag fit Klickfix?

Old 07-16-10, 03:59 PM
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Does Ortlieb classic bar bag fit Klickfix?

I just bought an Ortlieb Classic handlebar bag. The mount uses a plastic coated cable around the stem and bars and while it's very firm, it's going to be a pain if I every want to take the mount off my bike. I've read that the Klickfix mounting system works with the Ortliebs, but looking at various pictures I don't see how. I like the handlebar clamps on the Klickfix bracket way better than the cable of the Ortlieb. Has anyone any real world experience of using the Klickfix bracket with the Ortlieb?
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It will fit, but it is not a real smooth fit. I just went out and tried my Ortlieb bar bag on my "grocery" bike that has a Klickfix. It does work with a little fiddling around. Probably not a problem once you get used to it. The Klickfix also has a plastic coated cable, but it is a little more straight forward than Ortlieb's. The Ortlieb is not a problem as long as you just "snug" the cable stops rather than mashing the cable.
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Originally Posted by Doug64
It will fit, but it is not a real smooth fit. I just went out and tried my Ortlieb bar bag on my "grocery" bike that has a Klickfix. It does work with a little fiddling around. Probably not a problem once you get used to it. The Klickfix also has a plastic coated cable, but it is a little more straight forward than Ortlieb's. The Ortlieb is not a problem as long as you just "snug" the cable stops rather than mashing the cable.
Thanks, Bill at Wallbike also confirmed that the Klickfix will work. The Ortlieb mount is very stable, but it just looks so "hoaky" and if they wanted me to just "snug" the cable stops up I wish they hadn't written "100%" in the instructions for tightening them.
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