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Do you use a saddle bag?
Yes (Stop here) 51%  51%  [ 63 ]
No (select reasons below) 16%  16%  [ 20 ]
Rule 29 is Rule 29! Saddle bag is not cool! 8%  8%  [ 10 ]
I can fit everything I need in my jersey pockets. 20%  20%  [ 24 ]
There is no saddle bag out there that meets my needs. 1%  1%  [ 1 ]
It doesn't match my bike. 1%  1%  [ 1 ]
Other reason (if you don't mind, please respond with your reason). 3%  3%  [ 4 ]
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 23, 2017 5:02 pm 
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I use a tiny saddle permanently fixed to the bike. I even have one for all my bikes. If I had to rearrange my saddle bag based on length of ride, there would be a ton of rides where I forgot something essential. My wife works 12 hours a day as a resident physician so there is no option to call her to come and save me.

In 35 years of riding, I've gotten stuck one time and it was the time I was switching around my saddle bag and forgot a tube. Fortunately, another rider came along and saved me with a spare tube.

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 23, 2017 6:48 pm 
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I have a phone and cash in case I need to take the taxi/train to the nearest station or even straight home.

I haven't been caught out due to a mechanical. So the $/weight saved in terms of weight weenie terms is , I would say, enviable :D


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:10 pm 
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How dare you even to question rule #29...

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 23, 2017 11:51 pm 
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Using the Orucase saddle roll. Like being prepared for whatever comes my way. 2x tubes, tire levers, park tools ib-2, patch kit, plus the lezyne mini hp pump mounted on the seat tube.


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