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Matt is an endurance nut who loves big rides and big events. Former full time racer and 24hr event specialist but now happy riding off-road on gravel bikes or XC mountain bikes and exploring the mountains and hills of Mid Wales.

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1 year 7 months ago

shufflingb wrote:

 

 

Bmblbzzz wrote:

 

 

Neat, but I'm not entirely clear what the advantage is over just strapping something directly to your bars?

 

 

 

Used with and without similar setup. I'd go with, spacing the load away from the handlebars makes them more usable for mounting lights, head units, phones etc. Bit easier to load/unload depending on system. Can help reduce compression and eliminated tight bends on the cables and keep gear shifting working nicely.

 

Okay, those all make sense to me. 

1 year 7 months ago

This looks pretty perfect actually.. just the kind of think I've been looking for but cheaper and lighter! Super stuff Smile

1 year 7 months ago

Bmblbzzz wrote:

 

Neat, but I'm not entirely clear what the advantage is over just strapping something directly to your bars?

 

Used with and without similar setup. I'd go with, spacing the load away from the handlebars makes them more usable for mounting lights, head units, phones etc. Bit easier to load/unload depending on system. Can help reduce compression and eliminated tight bends on the cables and keep gear shifting working nicely.

1 year 7 months ago

Neat, but I'm not entirely clear what the advantage is over just strapping something directly to your bars?

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