So hilft dir ein Fahrradtaschen-Test dabei, die perfekte Bikepacking-Tasche zu finden

How a bike bag test helps you find the perfect bikepacking bag

When you travel by bike, you are in closer contact with your surroundings than by car or motorbike. The comparatively slower speed when cycling means you experience the route more intensely, notice more details and can pause at any time away from busy roads. Contact with other people is also much easier with this type of travel. What's more, you protect the environment and do something good for your physical and mental health - what more could you want? In this blog post, I'll show you how a bikepacking bag makes the trip a real pleasure, how the Bomence bike bag performed in the test and how you can find the best bike bag for you. Let's go!

waterproof pannier bags in the test, Bomence bicycle bags for pannier racks

The waterproof pannier bag - the heart of your luggage

Depending on the length of your trip and your overnight stay plans, you will need quite a lot of equipment for a bike tour. To make sure you don't forget anything, I have put together a bikepacking packing list here . There you will find tips for everything you need, from camping equipment to bike tools and food to a first aid kit.

However, to ensure that you can store your luggage safely and conveniently, you will need a good bikepacking bag . This should meet the following criteria:

  • low weight
  • stable yet flexible
  • non-toxic, food-safe materials
  • good rating in a bikepacking bag test
  • resilient
  • easy to attach
  • with shoulder strap
  • colorfully appealing

Of course, the panniers for your bike must be waterproof so that your clothes and other equipment stay dry in a rain shower. This is ensured by polyurethane or polyamide, which can withstand even heavy and extensive rainfall.

How a bicycle bag test can help you

You can now get a waterproof bike bag from many suppliers, which is why it is not always easy to choose the right model. You can find a number of comparison portals online that apparently test products. However, if you look at the small print, you will see that these are often just well-disguised advertisements. These suppliers finance themselves through commissions that they receive when you click on the linked products and buy them. There can therefore be no talk of an independent evaluation.

Bomence bicycle bag in the test pink bicycle bag Pioneer recommendation Cycling Magazine

For a serious and reliable bikepacking bag test, you should therefore trust specialist magazines such as "Radfahren". A corresponding test was carried out there for issue 3/2023. The products for the bike bag test were exposed to the rain for several hours and the fastening mechanism on the luggage rack was thoroughly tested. The testers also took these criteria into account:

  • Furnishing
  • Ease of assembly
  • Suitability in practical tests
  • wide range of applications
  • Processing quality
  • Repair service
  • Price-performance ratio

The Bomence bike bag beat the competition in the test and was chosen by "Radfahren" as the best bike bag . It convinced the testers, among other things, with its strong colors, such as the intense pink with which the "Pioneer" bikepacking bag decorates your bike. This way you are not only clearly visible, but you also immediately feel good when you see the waterproof pannier bag. This is important to me personally, because bikepacking is ultimately about joie de vivre and fun .

With its volume of 25 liters, it offers you enough storage space to accommodate your luggage. This means it has the potential to become your new favorite bag. For a longer tour, simply take two with you. It is also available in a practical double pack, which saves you money compared to buying them individually.

Which other waterproof bike bag is recommended for a tour?

In addition to pannier bags, Bomence also offers handlebar bags that you can wear as a hip bag or shoulder bag thanks to the adjustable strap. This is practical when traveling and in everyday life because you can store your valuables in them. This way you always have them to hand and don't have to search for them in your backpack.

If the waterproof pannier bag is too big for your tour, you can alternatively use the 2-in-1 backpack from Bomence . This has a capacity of 22 liters and has two shoulder straps so you can carry it like a backpack. When you're on the road, you can simply stow the straps in the side compartments so they don't get in the way.

Bomence bags in test: handlebar bag, convertible bike backpack and pink frame bag

Off to adventure

With bikepacking, the journey is the destination. This makes cycling an incomparable way of travelling that inspires millions of people in Germany. Ideally, you use the time to slow down and concentrate on the here and now, to feel the connection with nature and to gain new vitality.

Since everyone has different requirements and personal preferences, there is no right or wrong way to go bikepacking. I have written a blog post especially for women , in which I incorporate my own experiences and give you helpful tips. This way you will be mentally well prepared and can set off full of joy. With that in mind: have fun!

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Ina on bikepacking tour with pink bike bag
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