How to Choose a Bike Travel crate
You have various choices of bike travel bags that you can choose according to your needs. Have a look below at different types of bike travel bags;
In fair weather conditions, baskets or bike crates
are good to carry lightweight gear. You can attach the baskets on the front or/and back of the bike. The rear basket can carry large or tall gear as they don’t have a lid. Front baskets are designed to hang over the handlebars with metal stays. Specialized
, Brooks England
, and Topeak
are the best manufacturers of bike crates.
are designed to carry everyday essentials such as clothes, camping gear, and food for long distance trips.
are designed to carry small gear such as a spare tube, patch kit, tire levers, and a multi tool box. This bag can be easily fit inside your bicycle seat to carry extra items.
are also one of the best choices for carrying extra items like jackets, rain covers, and food. They are usually smaller than a pannier but larger than a seat bag. Some trucks have plastic sheets inside the base area to provide a stable shape of the bag. They have a pocket system that helps you organize the item in a better way.
are ideal for storing items that you want within easy reaches such as phones, tools, and snacks. They are usually attached to the top tube of your bicycle.