Recommend be some panniers

Discussion in 'Components, Accessories and Clothing' started by Former User, 27 Mar 2017.

  1. Former User

    Former User Guest

    Looking for double panniers at about 23 liters capacity combined. Mainly looking at ones that dont have any velcro, my current ones suffer from them coming loose. Another essential feature is a tapered shape to prevent heel contact. My current panniers have this, dont want to risk getting panniers that snag my feet all the time. Been looking around some sites already, its kind of mind boggling for choice and am looking for recommendations.
  2. bikingdad90

    bikingdad90 Über Member

    A set of outer edge panniers from tredz? Fully waterproof roll top for £30 a bag?

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  3. lpretro1

    lpretro1 Guest

  4. MichaelW2

    MichaelW2 Veteran

    Locking, quick release panniers have been available for decades. Both Rixen & Kaul and Ortleib mounting systems are well proven. I use small Ortleibs and large Carradice.
  5. Glow worm

    Glow worm Guru

    Near Newmarket
    Alturas always worked for me. Quite pricey, but they have lasted me 10 years and still going strong.
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  6. slowmotion

    slowmotion Quite dreadful

    lost somewhere
    Ortlieb Back Roller Classics.

  7. OP
    Former User

    Former User Guest

    Ideally no more than£50, they will remain on my bike but the contents will be removed when at work. (my current ones have been secure enough this way).

    Also appreciate the suggestions everyone.
  8. Tom B

    Tom B Über Member

    Last edited: 1 Apr 2017
  9. MossCommuter

    MossCommuter Guru

    Ortlieb ftw

    they're dear but better and the clasps are replaceable
  10. flake99please

    flake99please Make mine a '99'

    I concur, but just use the front panniers on the rear rack.
  11. CanucksTraveller

    CanucksTraveller Macho Business Donkey Wrestler

    Hitchin, Herts
    I've been using Altura for about 6 years, they've been good despite being abused a bit. (Very heavy shopping, frequent pointy items, always being left in a cold damp garage after downpours). I'd get them again, great fixing system and very lightweight, a good elastic and bayonet closure (no velcro), and they pack completely flat when not needed. I like the reputation of Ortlieb and they're top quality, but they do have a certain look about them. Altura in grey / black look quite smart.
  12. I bit the bullet a couple of years ago and got Ortlieb back roller city's they are pricey but really good.
  13. Blue Hills

    Blue Hills ^

  14. slowmotion

    slowmotion Quite dreadful

    lost somewhere

    I suppose they are a little "Wehrmacht Despatch Rider"... ortlieb.jpg
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  15. Blue Hills

    Blue Hills ^

    have a lot of time for the germans.

    Had the confidence to persist with boring dull stuff like manufacturing when the Brits thought themselves ever so modern by waving goodbye to it/"taking in each others washing".

    mm - let's see who won the game.
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