Man bags

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Renard, 17 Oct 2007.

  1. Renard

    Renard Guest

  2. I'll take a bag if I'm taking my camera out with me but that's where I usually draw the line. The bag the guy had on the TV this morning wasn't a "man bag", it was a fully fledged girls bag.
  3. Smeggers

    Smeggers New Member

    Up here in the North. We've been using man bags for donkeys years.

    They keep your butties clean the way down't pit.
  4. Panter

    Panter Just call me Chris...

    Man bags are inexcusible, end of.

    If you can't stuff it in your pockets, use a carrier bag.
    Preferably one with ripped handles and an oil mark on the side :biggrin:

    Camera bags, gym bags. fishing bags etc are a completely different issue and are absolutely acceptable :ohmy: :biggrin:
  5. Smeggers

    Smeggers New Member

    Variation on a theme.....

    In our gym, theres quite a few "pretty boys" who use the carrier bags of posh mens clothing shops (Top Shop etc. :o)

    Thats just downright wrong I personally think.
  6. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    What about if it's made out of the scrotum of an Abyssinian mountain lion?
  7. Smeggers

    Smeggers New Member

    Only if you use it to put the kids to bed in at night as well.
  8. Was that a Freudian slip Panter? :ohmy:
  9. zimzum42

    zimzum42 Legendary Member

    Quite a few where I work, they do look a bit ginger beer....

    I go for one of those drawstring bags (Cycle London one in fact, ToB 2006) if I'm carrying my clutter......
  10. Panter

    Panter Just call me Chris...

    LMAO, and, edited :ohmy:
  11. wafflycat

    wafflycat New Member

    middle of Norfolk
    Top Shop is posh? Good grief! Standards have slipped! :biggrin:
  12. Big Bren

    Big Bren New Member

    I brazenly carry a rather spiffy brown leather one from Gap; it replaces a briefcase when I'm on my travels for work and is an old and familiar friend. It's capacious enough for a laptop, loads of papers and a sarnie box.

    Some of you must have a very fragile sense of your own masculinity if it can be challenged by the use of a certain type of bag. Not to mention the patent ridiculousness of a group of men who wear lycra tights and shave their legs, mocking the man-bag as an effeminate affectation!

  13. Joe24

    Joe24 More serious cyclist than Bonj

    Man bags.
    Aload of rubbish. Its just a guy wanting a handbag, but wants it to be more manly.
    Whats wrong with a back-pack?
    Top-man is posh, have you seen the price for a pair of jeans, and the people who shop there?
  14. twentysix by twentyfive

    twentysix by twentyfive Clinging on tightly

    Over the Hill
    Now that's odd cos I thought the thread was gonna be about scrotums :biggrin:

    S'the only bag I have :ohmy:

    Appart from saddle bags that is :biggrin:
  15. wafflycat

    wafflycat New Member

    middle of Norfolk
    Top Man.. posh! Good grief. Standards have most definitely fallen.:ohmy: Top Shop/Top Man were always the err... cheap fashion end of the high street retailers back in the 80s. Cheap & cheerful. :biggrin:
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