09 April, 2015

Velo Transit Panniers are Made in Seattle

by Igor

Velo Transit is a manufacturer out of Seattle that makes high quality, waterproof panniers, backpacks, and accessories. We're pleased to get the Retro 20 panniers in the store to add to our offerings of quality USA made luggage such as the Grand Cru Handlebar Bag and Revelate Frame Bags.

The design, functionality, and sturdiness of the Retro series was spot on for the type of bag we were looking for. Available in classic gray and hi-vis orange, these bags look right at home on tour or running errands around town.
The bags use 1000 denier textured nylon and 500 denier nylon Cordura on the exterior for long lasting durability and abrasion resistance.
Welded polyurethane coated liners are integrated into the bag's interior for added waterproofness and the bright coloring means easy retrieval of contents. In addition to the interior mesh pocket, there is a long interior pocket for organizing your gear and everyday-carry items.
The bag's capacity is expandable by loosening the side compression straps. The lid is also expandable for added height. In addition to daisy chains on the sides for lights and accessories, the bag features an easily accessible outer pocket that is the perfect size for your U-Lock.
For mounting, Velo Transit implemented the use of the German-made "Klick Fix" hardware in conjunction with a clever lower hook mount for a universal and sturdy system that can be used on the drive, non-drive, rear, or front of the bike. The top hooks work with 8-14mm tubing and can be adjusted along the rail to fit any rack. The lower hook can be mounted vertically or horizontally. The bag secures into place by depressing the thumb locks. No amount of jostling or impact will dislodge the bag.
Each bag includes a detachable shoulder carrying strap. Within the next few weeks we'll be receiving the Retro 15 (smaller version of the 20) in addition to a padded laptop bag (compatible with Retro 20 and up to a 15" laptop).
In addition to Velo Transit's lifetime warranty against manufacturing defects, each bag has a unique serial number and the initials of the sewer and inspector.


Anonymous said...

Are these sold single or in pairs?

Anonymous said...

good, thank you.

Keith said...

These are really sweet.