As cyclists, we all know this to be true: whether we’re setting off for a race, training camp or weekend trips with friends, we almost never travel light. In your average duffel bag or backpack, small items can quickly accumulate in the side pockets or top lid compartment, even moreso in the huge main compartment. Best-case scenario, you’re digging forever for multi-tools or tyre levers; worst case, you’re rooting around for more breakable items such as goggles or a bike computer.
Thule, the Swedish transport professionals , are tackling this problem once and for all with the RoundTrip Bike Duffel. This 55-litre duffel has been specially designed to meet the needs of cyclists. It holds equipment for three to five days, and helps to keep the belongings of even the most stressed-out racers organised and accessible. Having examined it thoroughly myself, I’m eager to show you everything this clever bag can do: