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19950Re: [CF] Panniers

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  • Mark Jaroski
    Mar 2, 2012
      I have one of these:


      ... and for my laptop it's just about the perfect balance between rugged
      practical and stylish for my taste.

      I've ridden in a fairly heavy rain for a half hour or so, and it's been
      fine. I think you could ride in worse weather longer with the Orleib
      panniers, but you'll pay a premium, and where the Vaude bag will sort of
      pass as a briefcase in the office, the Orleib really doesn't.


      On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 16:37, Devin <coultraguy@...> wrote:

      > **
      > Heilsa fellow riders,
      > I recently started a new job that actually realizes it's employees are an
      > actual asset, which is great other than the large laptop I was given and
      > that leads to my question. I am using multi-modal transportation for
      > getting to work, which involves an 8-10 mile one-way commute by bike. I
      > used my messenger back yesterday and it was alright, but I am wanting to
      > try and ride the whole way from home and back this summer and cannot
      > imagine riding 40 miles with that bag, so I am looking for info on panniers
      > that folks use. My laptop has the following dimensions and I have increased
      > to nearest inch to allow for error.
      > 16" L-R
      > 12" front to back
      > 2" tall/deep
      > I was looking at some Ortlieb bags online, but cannot figure if the max
      > size is at the widest point or at the narrowest point, which is at the
      > bottom and is typically where laptops have issues fitting.
      > Thanks,
      > Devin
      > --
      > In Frith,
      > Devin
      > My blood is not my own,
      > but a gift borrowed from my ancestors,
      > to generations yet unborn.
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