Bicycles are a great way to get around if you are conscious about the environment, don’t want to spend a lot of money on gasoline for your car, or just like to take peaceful rides around the neighborhood. Many people still use them for commuting to work if they don’t have far to go, and the exercise benefits you get from riding a bike rather than a subway or driving your own car cannot go unnoticed.
However, you likely will need to be able to carry some items with you, and if you are on your bike a lot, you’ll want a spare tube, patch kit, a small multi-tool, or even snacks for yourself. That is where a bike seat bag will come in handy. It is the perfect way to carry these things along with you or anything else you need.
Below you’ll find the top 10 best bike seat bags in 2015 review so you can decide the best one for you.
10. Bigmouth Velcro Seat Bag by Avenir
This bike seat bag from Avenir is constructed of 1682D Nylon to make it durable and sturdy, plus it has a rubberized bottom for even more durability while carrying your things. The wide-mouth, full0zip design makes it very easy for you to reach into the bag and get what you need, plus it attaches easily to your bike with Velcro. It has 27 cu capacity and a reflective light mounting tab as well.
9. Aero Wedge Pack with Strap Mount by Topeak
This seat pack is in the shape of an aerodynamic wedge, allowing it to go easily through the wind. The inside pickets keep your tools away from inner tubes and other items which are delicate. The mount on this bag is a regular triple nylon and Velcro strap and it’s constructed of Cordura that is 1200 denier and coated with PTFE. It also has a 3M reflective strip and a light attachment on the rear, adding to the safety features of this small pack.
8. Bicycle Y-Series Strap-On Saddle Bag by BV
This series includes four different sizes to suit everyone’s needs – large, medium, small and extra small. The large zippered mouth lets you bring whatever items you need to with you on your bike ride. It also allows for easy access into the bag itself when you need to retrieve an item, and a light clip is on the outside for safety. Other features include an elastic strap inside for holding smaller items securely and a mesh pocket as well.
7. Ketchum Black Bicycle Frame Bag by Bushwhacker
This bicycle frame bag attaches to the frame of your bike with a 4-point mounting system. It has one long zippered compartment to make access to your things easy. It also has reflective trim to increase your visibility on the road and it is constructed of 600 denier polyester rip-stop material.
6. Aero Wedge Pack with Strap Mount by Topeak
This bike seat bag has an aerodynamic wedge shape, which lets it slip easily through the wind, while its internal pockets keep any tools away from inner tubes or other items that are delicate. The bag is weather resistant and has covered zippers to keep your things inside dry, plus there is a 3M reflective strip for increased visibility at night. It is constructed of 1000-denier Cordura Plus and comes in three sizes – Large, Medium and Small.
5. Bigmouth Velcro Seat Bag by Avenir
Take this bag on your next ride and you’ll have plenty of room to store all your things. A fully zippered, wide mouth opening gives you easy access to the inside of the bag, while the Velcro seat post attachment and over-the-rail straps enables you to affix it to your bike fast. It is constructed of durable 1682 denier nylon which will stand up to the weather, plus a rubberized bottom to make it even more durable. You get enhanced safety with the reflective light-mounting tab, plus the compartment expands for even more storage.
4. Bicycle Strap-On Seat Bag by BV
This seat bag from BV has a 3M ScotchliteTM reflective trim strip, giving your additional safety and visibility at night and in low light. The Velcro straps help you to quickly attach the bag to the seat and seat post. It is great for carrying your tools, keys, tire levers, wallet, patch kits or other small items. The medium and large sized bags are expandable for more storage, and the taillight hangers give you even more safety.
3. Bike Black Triangle Frame Bag by Ibera
This triangle frame bag is available in sizes medium or large. You can now carry your gear in a spot that is easy-to-reach which also lowers wind-resistance and won’t get in the way of your feet, knees or other gear. It is the perfect place to store things such as your wallet, tools, snacks, keys or other small objects. There are two top zippers for the main compartment, plus a slim outside pocket.
2. Aero Wedge Strap-On Seat Bag by Topeak
This aerodynamic bike seat bag has a traditional strap mount and is wedge shaped. It has a large mouth opening which is great for fitting in all your gear, plus gives you easy access to it on the road. It features a safety light mount that allows you to attach a light on the rear for more visibility at night or in low light. It is constructed of 1200 denier super-dense nylon so it is resistant to wear. It also has a 3M reflective strip for even more visibility.
1. Speed Bag by Serfas
These bags are made not only for function, but to look good as well. They have full furnished interiors and added safety reflective features on the outside, making these bags a great choice for storage on your bicycle. Easily attach it to your bike with the Velcro strap system and keep your keys from falling to the bottom of the bag with the internal pocket with key fob. The bag has water resistant fabric and it is expandable as well.