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Has anyone had success finding a carradice super C saddlebag in the last six months?

Old 11-17-10, 04:08 PM
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Has anyone had success finding a carradice super C saddlebag in the last six months?

Seems like the worldwide supply has dried up. I have a standing order with wiggles that keeps getting pushed back every month. Nothing from SJS. Even the stateside suppliers seem to be out.

Annoying to say the least. What's the deal with Carradice. They seem to have a sever supply problem.
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Old 11-17-10, 04:14 PM
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try spa cycles they carry carradice.
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Old 11-17-10, 04:18 PM
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Originally Posted by antokelly View Post
try spa cycles they carry carradice.

No dice. They are out as well.
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Old 11-17-10, 04:22 PM
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I got mine through Wiggle a few months ago. I think I waited about a month for it (after I'd paid).

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Old 11-17-10, 04:34 PM
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Originally Posted by seat_boy View Post
I got mine through Wiggle a few months ago. I think I waited about a month for it (after I'd paid).

I placed my original order on 9/1. Wiggle keeps pushing their "we expect more in stock" date back every two weeks like clockwork. SJS says they are supposed to get some in this Saturday, but I don't have a lot of faith in anyone's projections anymore.
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Old 11-17-10, 04:39 PM
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why not go for the rack bag, basically the same thing except it sits on top of rear rack instead of seatpost. brilliant bag amazing the amount of gear it holds.
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Old 11-17-10, 04:51 PM
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Originally Posted by antokelly View Post
why not go for the rack bag, basically the same thing except it sits on top of rear rack instead of seatpost. brilliant bag amazing the amount of gear it holds.

Rack pack is only 13 litres vs 23 for the saddlebag.
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Old 11-17-10, 07:59 PM
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You've probably already tried them, but Peter White's says they have "plenty" although the date is over a year old. Seems like if you are a viable company you'd make sure your website was current.http://www.peterwhitecycles.com/carradice.asp
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Old 11-18-10, 12:12 AM
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Peter White was out two months ago. Ordered mine straight from Carradice and had it in the states within 10 days. At that time the exchange rate was in my favor. Less than $90 included shipping from England.

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Old 11-18-10, 03:12 AM
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Yes, I would suggest ordering directly from Carradice themselves.
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You can get them here they have them in stock now.VeloFred.com
That's where I got mine from.Good luck they sell fast for sure.
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Mine has been used once for 17 miles with a lite load. Not going to work for what I wanted.

I will sell it shipped, conus, for $80.

Tried to send you a private message but I don't have enough posts yet.

Send me a private message with an email address if interested. If not it'll go on ebay soon.

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Originally Posted by Wayne00001 View Post
Mine has been used once for 17 miles with a lite load. Not going to work for what I wanted.

I will sell it shipped, conus, for $80.

Tried to send you a private message but I don't have enough posts yet.

Send me a private message with an email address if interested. If not it'll go on ebay soon.

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Ordered through VeloFred. Got a shipping confirmation. Thanks though.
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