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Panniers/Bike Bags

Deuter Giga Bike

84

2017

Deuter Giga Bike

The Deuter Giga Bike is a twenty-eight liter urban daypack with outstanding organization that works well on bike commutes.

Osprey Radial

83

2017

Osprey Radial

The Osprey Radial is a twenty-six liter urban daypack with outstanding organization that works well on bike commutes.

Fjällräven Rucksack No. 21

78

2017

Fjällräven Rucksack No. 21

The Fjällräven Rucksack No. 21 is an attractive heritage-style twenty-liter urban daypack that works well on bike commutes and general travel.

Chrome Rostov

77

2017

Chrome Rostov

The Chrome Rostov is a twenty-three liter urban daypack with good organization that works well on bike commutes.

Lander Timp

76

2017

Lander Timp

The Lander Timp is a twenty-five liter urban daypack with minimalistic organization that works well on bike commutes and for general travel.

Timbuk2 Tuck

74

2017

Timbuk2 Tuck

The Timbuk2 Tuck is a twenty-liter urban daypack with good organization that works well on short bike commutes. 

Timbuk2 Lux Pannier

79

2016

Timbuk2 Lux Pannier

The Timbuk2 Lux pannier is a 22-liter roll-top cycling pannier with excellent organizational features. 

Thule Pack n’ Pedal Shield Pannier

81

2016

Thule Pack n’ Pedal Shield Pannier

The Thule Pack n’ Pedal Shield Pannier Large set is a pair of highly reflective 24 liter roll-top cycling panniers.

Ortlieb Vario QL2.1

85

2016

Ortlieb Vario QL2.1

The Ortlieb Vario QL2.1 is a 20 liter cycling pannier that can convert from bike pannier to backpack. 

Green Guru 36L High Roller Backpack Pannier

81

2016

Green Guru 36L High Roller Backpack Pannier

The Green Guru High Roller 36L Backpack pannier is a 36 liter cycling pannier that can convert from bike pannier to backpack. 

Brooks England Suffolk

82

2016

Brooks England Suffolk

The Brooks England Suffolk pannier is a waterproof 22 liter roll-top cycling pannier that is made in Europe. 

North St. Morrison Backpack Pannier

87

2016

North St. Morrison Backpack Pannier

The North St. Morrison is an 18 liter cycling pannier that converts from bike pannier to backpack.

Arkel Signature V Urban Pannier

83

2016

Arkel Signature V Urban Pannier

The Arkel Signature V Urban pannier is a 28 liter roll-top cycling pannier that is hand-made in Canada.