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Awards Best Buy Award Editors' Choice Award Top Pick Award   
Price $75 List$189.95 at Competitive Cyclist
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$170 List$171.95 at Amazon$180.00 at REI
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Pros Durable, inexpensive, easy to installDurable and waterproof, huge storage capacity, easy and secure attachmentLarge storage volume, durable, stylish, easy to useHuge volume, very durable and weatherproof, easy to useLightweight, great mounting system, waterproof
Cons Not sold as a pair, lacks adjustable mounting hooksLimited pockets and organizationSomewhat expensive, limited organizational pocketsMounting system is not as secure as othersSmaller capacity, lack of organization pockets, expensive
Bottom Line A well-built and affordable touring pannier that is fully waterproof and user-friendlyA high-quality, consistently top-ranked design that is often imitated by othersA versatile design with plenty of storage in a durable and waterproof packageAn impressively built model with huge volume and simple design, but the mounting system leaves more to be desiredA lightweight example of Ortlieb's classic quality and design
Rating Categories Seattle Sports Titan Ortlieb Back Roller Classic Arkel Signature H Urban Thule Shield Ortlieb Gravel Pack
Mounting System (25%)
6
9
7
5
9
Storage (20%)
7
9
8
9
6
Durability (20%)
9
8
8
9
6
Weatherproofing (20%)
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8
Ease Of Use (15%)
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Specs Seattle Sports Titan Ortlieb Back... Arkel Signature H... Thule Shield Ortlieb Gravel Pack
Volume (cubic inches) 1100 cu in 2441 cu in (pair) 1460 cu in 2928 cu in (pair) 1526 cu in (pair)
Dimensions (in.) (H x W x D) 13.5" x 11" x 6" 16.5" x 12.6" x 6.7" 16" x 12" x 6.5" 17" x 13" x 6" 11.8" x 9.8" x 5.5"
Weight (pounds) 2.0 lbs 4.2 lbs (pair) 2.29 lbs 4.7 lbs (pair) 2.6 lbs (pair)
Material Vinyl PS 490 and PD 620 nylon 1000 denier Cordura nylon Thermal welded nylon (420D) Polyurethane-coated nylon
Pockets External splashproof zippered pocket Internal sleeve and zippered mesh pocket Internal laptop sleeve with zippered pocket, small external pocket Internal sleeve with two smaller mesh sleeves No sleeves or pockets
Best Use Touring Touring Urban/Commuting Touring Touring
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