Brooks Isle of Wight Saddle Bag: Practical, Classy, Functional

The Isle of Wight saddle bag is made from Bluesign material, an eco-friendly textile, as well as traditional Brooks leather straps. We liked the way the bag held its shape, due to a “u-stiffener.” Continue Reading →

Carradice Original Cape Roll: Holds Rain Jacket, Tools in Classy Package

The Original Cape Roll from Carradice is a great tool to carry essential tools as well as a rain jacket.

Sooner or later, you’re going to get caught on your bike in the rain. You’ll be glad you have the Carradice Original Cape Roll as your saddle bag since you Continue Reading →

Carradice Bagman Great Supports for Beautiful Saddle Bags

The Carradice Bagman Support securely holds a Carradice saddle bag in place. Carradice saddle bags and rack supports are available at Ben's Cycle and benscycle.com

Their cycling saddle bags are large enough to store what you need for short trips. To keep the bags stable, Carradice designed and manufactures a support called the Bagman Sport or Bagman Expedition.

These supports are meant to keep the bag stable and in place. The Expedition is slightly longer and slightly deeper than the Sport, allowing for a larger saddle bag. Continue Reading →

Great Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas from Ben’s Cycle

The Ben’s Cycle Holiday Gift Guide is a valuable tool for finding the right gift for the cyclist in your life – or maybe just to find something new for Continue Reading →

Ask Ben’s Cycle: What Do I Put in My Saddle Bag? Part 3: Tubes, Tire Levers, Pumps

We’ve done a few posts now about what to put in a saddle bag. We started with the bag itself, then went to multi-tools. Today, we’re going to talk about Continue Reading →