Whether it is slung over the back of your bike or connected to the side, the pannier can be a life saver if you need to bring things with you while you are out on the road. Panniers are great for the biker on the go. Whether you need to carry stuff for camping or bring your clothes with you to work with you after the long ride, panniers can handle the load.
The question becomes, which pannier should you get? There are plenty of them out there and a lot of them have really good ratings. Because of this, we wanted to create a short list of some of our favorite panniers and talk about what makes them so great. We will give you a description of the product and a list of the features to help make your decision making process a little easier.
Check out our list of bike panniers. We hope it helps you make a more informed decision.
Ibera Bicycle Bag PakRak Clip-On Quick-Release All Weather Bike Panniers
The Ibera Bicycle Panniers PakRak Clip-On Quick Release Bag can attach and release within just a couple seconds. You don’t need any straps to connect this pannier set which is great if you are in a hurry. You can use one of them or use both as a set.
These side mounting bags are great for bike touring. They have a great design with two big inside pockets that hold tiny items and a top pocket with a zipper. These bags are big too! They are around 15L per bag so you won’t have trouble fitting your belongings. They are great for hunting, fishing, pool parties, bike touring, camping, road tripping and any other activity you can imagine.
They have a three point connection system that allows you to never worry about them falling off as well. Trust that if you pick this up, you are getting one of the better panniers in 2018.
– Small quick release clip on system
– Compatible with many carriers
– Multiple compartments and stylish design
– Rain cover protects from all weather conditions
– Straps so you can carry them by hand
– Reflective trim for your protection
Roswheel 14892 3-in-1 Multifunction Bicycle Expedition Touring Cam Pannier
The Roswheel Pannier offers a 3-in-1 multifunctional rack that is great for activities like long journey riding, camping, in town shopping and commuting. These panniers are made of durable and solid, water resistant canvas material so you can ride in all conditions. The 3-in-1 multifunctional design offers two side bags that are built together with a detachable top. The top bag can also be used as a backup bag if you need it as a shoulder bag or anything you can think of. Not only are these panniers made with high quality materials, it is easy to install with two Velcro straps and three buckles with straps that adjust. The capacity of these panniers are 37L and the top bag has a large mesh pocket if you need to bring your laptop. For the money, these are some great panniers.
– PE boards built in to keep shape and reduce shock
– Stores up to 37L with multiple pockets for storage
– Easy installation
– Unique 3-in-1 design with two bags and a detachable top
– Reflective logo and handle on the side of the panniers for safety
BV Bike Bag Bicycle Panniers
The BV Bag Bicycle Panniers have adjustable hooks, 3M reflective trim, large pockets and a carrying handle. This is great for the bicyclist on a budget and it is able to handle many of the same issues you might confront. This pannier bag is a great for everyday use, school or riding to work. Like with most of these panniers, you can fit most, if not all of your belongings, in these bags. They are large and each pannier has a front pocket with a zipper for all the small things you don’t want to lose.
– 3M Trim that is reflective at night
– Angled design for pockets
– Handle so you can carry the panniers
– Adjustable/detachable hooks
– Front zippered pockets and a large compartment
TOURBON Canvas Cycling Bicycle Bike Pannier Rear Seat Bag Rack Trunk
The TOURBON Canvas Bike Pannier Set is a step up in looks and quality. Not only does it do the job you need but the look of this bag is great. One of the features you will find on the panniers that you won’t see on the less expensive models is the roll up feature. When you aren’t using these, you can roll them up and put them away for a compact fit. Not only are they easy to store but they are waterproof if you forget to roll them up and take them inside. You can also use the bags as shoulder bags if you need to lug some things around with you.
Overall, these panniers offer tons of space, easy storage and a waterproof option to get your things around by bike. You won’t find many panniers that look cooler than these either.
– Plenty of space
– Sturdy bottom
– Comes in a set of two
– One pannier can be detached and used as a shoulder bag
– Offers D-ring protection so you can lock the bags to the bike rack
Kolo Sports Bike Pannier Bag
For one more option for you price conscious shoppers, the Kolo Sports Bike Pannier Bag is a great option for the person that just wants functionality and no frills. If you want something that is durable, waterproof and won’t break the bank, get these panniers. It is made from waterproof and reinforced Nylon. When ergonomics and premium quality meet, you get the Kolo Sports Bike Pannier Bag
– Multifunctional Bicycle Bags
– Durable waterproof construction and waterproof
– Ergonomic design bicycle storage bag
– Bicycle rear rack bag for versatile use
– Looks great for men and women