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Restrap Race Frame Bag Large

A good bar bag should be capable of attaching to a multitude of bikes securely without unwanted movement, carry everything you want without impacting the quality of your ride and be able to survive the rigours of bike packing. The Restrap frame bag does all of the above so is easy to recommend.

Restrap has earnt itself a reputation for its frame bags being a good buy and this latest generation is no different. The race bag is available in two sizes, 3L and this larger one with a capacity of 4.2L but despite its size, weighs in at a reasonable 236g.

All this carrying capacity could create a recipe for disaster but Iwein found that the Restrap bag was perfectly proportioned to fit in everything he needed for multi-day adventures without bulging or negatively impacting his ride.

There's an optional velcro divider to help keep things organised and attachment is taken care of by a well-executed, tried and tested method with rubberized tabs, velcro straps and cam buckles; this helps to prevent any unwanted movement or swaying.

Overall, the race bag is perfect for longer trips with some waterproofing and impressive durability at a not outrageous price.