there are at least twenty other pannier makers that make excellent,
useful, or merely good values in panniers. Arkel is built to last forver.
That means they're heavy. Do you really need that kind of quality/
protection/curability or can you get by with less weight, less durability,
and no waterproofing? Just put a couple of garbage bags inside.
david boise ID
go, ristretto, FCP/AE
"Read the manual."