Tandem Pannier Bag 2015

Style # 128-3-2001

An extremely water resistant pannier that performs as a saddle bag on-bike and a shoulder bag off-bike.

$ 76.97 $ 129
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Reviews (40)

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Tandem Pannier Bag 2015
 
4.7

(based on 40 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (29)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • High quality (36)
  • Stylish (28)
  • Lots of pockets (26)
  • Lightweight (15)
  • Good strap length (13)

Cons

  • Uncomfortable strap (3)

Best Uses

  • Commuting (36)
  • Daily use (29)
  • Running errands (25)
  • Office (20)
  • School (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (26), Career (24), Modern (14), Stylish (14), Comfort-oriented (13)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (26), Business (13)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (33), Yes (3)

Reviewed by 40 customers

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5.0

Looks awesome, works well

By Healthcare Research Commuter

From Kansas City, MO

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • High Quality
  • Lightweight
  • Stylish

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Tandem Pannier Bag 2015:

      This pannier bag has just the right amount of space I need for commuting to work - plenty of room for shoes, clothes, lunch, a MacBook Pro laptop, and anything else I have.
      It's still pretty stylish in spite of its size, I think - that blue just looks awesome and the material looks high-quality. I work in healthcare research and I think this looks sharp and modern in the office.

       
      5.0

      This is a brilliant bag for commuters

      By Tamara

      From Founex, Switzerland

      About Me: Career, Comfort-Oriented

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Comfortable Strap
      • Good Strap Length

      Cons

      • Outside zipper pockets not quite large enough

      Best Uses

      • Commuting
      • Daily Use
      • Office

      Comments about Tandem Pannier Bag 2015:

      I ride about 150km per week to and from consulting sites and running errands and this bag is perfect. I used to carry a backpack in a basket on the back, but was constantly worried it would bounce out and the bag was so heavy my bike would fall over if trying to use the kickstand. This keeps the bike balanced, and leaves me room in addition to my work gear to pick up a few things. Great for shopping too.

      • Primary use:
      • Business
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Love it

      By Mike

      From Columbus, OH

      About Me: Practical

      Pros

      • Good Strap Length
      • High Quality
      • Lots of Pockets

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Commuting
        • Daily Use

        Comments about Tandem Pannier Bag 2015:

        Bought this for my daily bike commute. Compared to others it was reasonably priced and seemed reliable. It has not disappointed me. It straps easily to my bike and then easily converts to a shoulder bag. It is sturdy, very water resistant (I guess its not water proof only because it cannot be submerged but it easily withstands the worst rain). I was at first concerned that it would not have enough space for all of my stuff but it seems to have endless space in its two large compartments. I fit a lunch, small laptop, a full change of clothes, work supplies, folders, and a bunch of other random small things. It does get kind of bulky to carry all of that stuff as a shoulder bag but I think it still works in that capacity well. I sometimes worry that the velcro straps will wear out eventually but they are holding strong after a few months of different types of weather. Overall - great choice for the price, I would buy it again.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Exactly What I Was Looking For

        By Theron

        From Lansing, MI

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • High Quality
        • Lots of Pockets

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Commuting

          Comments about Tandem Pannier Bag 2015:

          I wanted a bag/panniers that was easy to take on and off of my bike, and had enough room to get a few groceries now and again. This fit the bill nicely.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Excellent commuting bags, would highly recommend

          By Ludi Rackner

          From Lincoln, NE

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • High Quality
          • Lots of Pockets
          • Portability
          • Stylish

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Commuting
            • Daily Use
            • Running Errands

            Comments about Tandem Pannier Bag 2015:

            I use this product everyday for bringing lunch, change of clothes, bike repair parts - you name it - to and from work and for joy rides around town. It configured easily to the rack I purchased, and the mostly-weatherproof shell has made it my go-to for commuting and joyriding. The shoulder strap has made it super portable, too, which has been nice.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            durable, roomy

            By Everyday Cycler

            From San Francisco

            About Me: Practical

            Pros

            • Easy To Attach
            • High Quality
            • Lots of Pockets
            • Roomy

            Cons

            • Uncomfortable Strap

            Best Uses

            • Computer
            • Daily Use
            • Groceries
            • Running Errands
            • Sports

            Comments about Tandem Pannier Bag 2015:

            I use this bag whenever I ride my bike. It's packed with gym clothes, groceries, computer, shoes, and sometimes books. I can get $60 worth of groceries in the two pouches. It resisted water well in the rain. Alas, I was run off the road one day by a bus, ended up coming off my bike, which slid across the gravelly ground for several feet. Inside this pannier was my phone, my computer, and some books. All of the contents were in perfect condition. The bag suffered a few tiny scuffs and one tiny whole. I was so impressed. My limbs did not fair half as well. This bag is durable, and reliable. My only complaint is that the strap slides off my shoulder unless I wear it cross body.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great bag for commute

            By JCC

            From New Orleans, LA

            About Me: Career, Comfort-Oriented, Practical

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Comfortable Strap
            • High Quality
            • Lightweight
            • Stylish

            Cons

            • Not Enough Pockets

            Best Uses

            • Commuting
            • Daily Use
            • Office
            • Running Errands
            • School

            Comments about Tandem Pannier Bag 2015:

            This bag is perfect for my commute. Fits computer, lunch and a change of clothes.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Succeed any Expectation!!!

            By Alejandro

            From Orlando, FL

            About Me: Career, Comfort-Oriented, Modern, Practical, Stylish

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Comfortable Strap
            • Easy to carry-on
            • Easy to install
            • Good Strap Length
            • High Quality
            • Lightweight
            • Lots of Pockets
            • Stylish

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Commuting
              • Daily Use
              • Office
              • Running Errands
              • Sports

              Comments about Tandem Pannier Bag 2015:

              I recently started to bike commute to my office, it is about 7M from where I live. I was looking for a pannier where I can carry my lap top and the daily clothes I am wearing at the office. Because I live in Orlando and high temperatures force you to take a shower every day at the office, it was important for me to have enough space for the towel and other bath staff also. It has been 2 weeks already and I am complitly sutisfied with my purchase, the cost-benefit ratio of the Tandem is excellent and I'll strongly recommended for commuters that want a pannier that is not huge, so it becomes unpractical to carry-on but at the same time not so small, so you can't take all the staff you need for your daily basis life. (Work-GyM-Eat).

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Great bags.

              By Nate B

              From Seattle, WA

              About Me: Career, Comfort-Oriented, Practical

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Good Strap Length
              • High Quality
              • Lots of Pockets

              Cons

              • No Reflective Material

              Best Uses

              • Commuting
              • Daily Use
              • Office
              • Running Errands
              • School

              Comments about Tandem Pannier Bag 2015:

              These bags for great on my bike, come off quickly and hold everything I need for a day at work - laptop, lunch, other necessities.

              Due to the distance I have to travel, and the space in these bags, I think I'll be leaving clothes at work to change into. The bags themselves aren't especially heavy, but when every gram counts, like a big climb, you definitely know you've got them there.

              The logo on the flap is reflective, but more would be a good idea. Maybe the piping around the seams or some other design elements.

              All in all they are great commuting bags. Wish they were a bit bigger and more reflective, but I would recommend.

              • Primary use:
              • Business
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              4.0

              Good pannier set, meets my needs

              By Alan

              From Houston, TX

              About Me: Career

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Easy Attachment
              • High Quality

              Cons

              • Velcro Catches Pants

              Best Uses

              • Commuting

              Comments about Tandem Pannier Bag 2015:

              I begun riding to work and needed something other than a backpack to lug my clothes, laptop and lunch to work (RT 11miles). This pack is meeting my needs well. I have not ridden in the rain so cannot comment on waterproof nature.

              I like how quickly i can attach to my bike rack. I wish the velcro connecting the back to each side of the fram was a bit longer as i cannot seem to get enough velcro grip length to ensure that after the couple bumps on my ride, that the bags don't break loose. Also, once you pack the bag(s) full, the flap does not completely cover the male side of the velcro on the bag, creating a nuisance when carrying my bag from bike to locker room.

              All in all, i like the bags and they meet my needs well. I wish the velcro had just been thought out a bit more than the state when the bag has nothing in it and the bag is attached to the bike.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              Fit

              Removable shoulder strap

              Saddlebag style pannier with off-bike tote-style carry

              Clever Extras

              Reflective hits

              Materials

              Water resistant tarpaulin exterior keeps rain and grime out

              Origin

              Imported

              Laptop/Tablet

              Internal stretch pocket fits up to a 15" MacBook

              What's this all about?

              These two super-durable saddlebag pannier bags magically transform into a single shoulder bag. Thanks to built-in magnets, all traces of pannier-ness disappear, when two halves become one. A 15" laptop pocket makes every commute a beauty. And while we can't say it's "waterproof" because you can't submerge it in a pool, its fabric-backed tarpaulin fabric makes it super duper water resistant.

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