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.
> In Frith,
> My blood is not my own,
> but a gift borrowed from my ancestors,
> to generations yet unborn.
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