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Fuel Pod Mediumaccessory bag

Lightweight top tube-mounted accessory bag with cable port for keeping your bits and bobs to hand; UK-made to last

Fuel Pod Medium
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When all you want to do is ride, you need a partner who’s ready when you are, who slides into step with minimal interference, and who keeps your kit safe but has it to hand the moment you need it. Or failing that, you need a Fuel Pod. 

Fuel Pod is a stable and lightweight top tube bag with zip closure and a front facing cable port, ideal for storing that dynamo cable, your light battery, or those gloves you want to access without grinding to a halt. 

A YKK Aquaguard zip and large glow-in-the-dark zip puller gives one-handed access to your phone, light battery, and snacks - even with gloves on. 

Constructed from waterproof VX21 and 550d Cordura fabrics, with a protective foam lining, Fuel Pod is made to endure the demands of your two-wheeled epics without giving you a weight penalty. Like all our UK-made bike packing luggage, it’s backed up by our 25-year Alpine Bond warranty. 

A velcro strap, sewn into the seams for longevity, can be cut to size to fit your steerer. Grippy Hypalon tabs attach to your top tube with the velcro straps provided. 

"Is it waterproof?"

Although highly weather resistant, this product is not fully waterproof due to its stitched construction. If you are carrying valuables or electronic equipment, make sure to put it in a dry bag. 

Key features
  • 25 Year Alpine Bond
  • Quick access storage for use whilst riding
  • Made to last in the UK
  • Fully customisable (contact support@alpkit.com)
  • Made with waterproof and highly abrasion-resistant fabrics
  • Large enough to fit a spare Hadron bike light spare battery
  • Minimalist design for ultralight storage
  • Foam-lined to prevent damage to the contents
  • YKK Aquaguard zip and large glow-in the dark puller for one-handed use
  • Steerer attachment: velcro strap sewn into seams
  • Top tube attachment: hypalon tabs with velcro straps
Vital stats
Construction

Outer: VX21 and 550d Cordura
Stitched seams
Zips: YKK water resistant
Gloworm Phosphorescent puller

Measurements

Weight: 67 g
Size: 21 x 6 x 11 cm
Cable port hole: 25 mm diameter

Origin: United Kingdom

Product Care Information

Fuel Pod has a C6 DWR coating which helps it to repel water and dirt. After your two-wheeled epic, wipe down your Fuel Pod with a damp cloth to remove dirt.

VX21

A 4-layer, 210 denier laminated nylon fabric with a DWR finish: VX21 (or X-Pac to its friends) is a high tech, ultralight sandwich of materials that is highly abrasion and tear resistant, low-stretch, and waterproof.

500D Cordura

500D Cordura is made to stand the wear and tear that comes with the territory of an adventurous lifestyle. Highly hardwearing, with a PU coating for water resistance, 500D Cordura offers toughness and durability without adding too much extra weight.

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Finance

We offer a range of finance options from 0% to 9.9% starting on orders over £500. Please give us a call on 01773 417007 to apply for finance. Our customer support heros will take your order and talk you through the quick and easy application process.

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If one of our products does not meet your expectations upon delivery or, if it does not live up to the demands placed upon it, please return it within 3 years of purchase for repair, replacement or refund. If the problem is our fault then we will do this to your satisfaction if it’s your fault then we will help out the best we can.

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Dario Troglos
Fuel Pod Medium

ottimo prodotto - perfetto per un randonneur !

Mal Grey
Very good quality

Well made, a nice size, and stays in place well once secured. A bit fiddly to get the velcro wrapped around and through the webbing loops, so takes a little longer than you expect.
Perfect for keeping my Hadron light's battery in, plus a few extra bits, though an extra benefit could be a rear "cable entry point" as well as the front one, to make it easier to run the rear light at the same time.

Christ D.
Superb !!

Fuelpod attaches very nicely to the frame thanks to the 3 velcro straps. It's sits firmly and does not sit in the way. Happy and very satisfied customer. All my gear is from Alpkit wink

Coppi
Very good quality

The product looks very nice, is of very quality and has a good size. i miss a manual on how best to install it. Eg: do you cut the velcro straps to lenght? i am reluctant to do so in case it won't fit another bike. maybe there's a clever maner to put them around the tube nicely so the doesn't stick out. It would also be nice with two long internal storage rooms running the lenght of the bag. This could help to keep your stuff a bit more organized.

Alpkit

Hi Coppi, Glad to hear you like your fuel pod. The velcro straps are all cut to the same length on all our bike luggage. You can cut them down to the right length to fit your tubes.
Thanks
Ben

Andy Pryke
Just right
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Have got the medium, and its great for charging the phone on the go, and storing snack bars etc.
the hole for taking the charging cable is great, and well thought out.
Loose 1 mark for the Velcro, But I swapped these out and they hold so much better, much less slippage than the velcro

Viv
Fuel Pod Medium

Recently purchased one of these in black. It sits quite high on the frame but once secured firmly stays in place well. I secured it with 3 Velcro straps. The webbing allows multiple straps to be used to help make more secure. Lots of capacity. Not sure about waterproof nests yet, I did have a couple of showers on first ride and water beaded off so under lighter rain conditions fine. I waited for black to come back in stock and pleased I waited. Overall I am pleased with the fuel pod and would recommend.

Jason
Great Little Pod

After reading many reviews and peoples stories of going correctly equipped I opted for a medium fuel pod. Packed with kit that I needed readily available, fuel gels, hairbo, etc I was ready to go. After some adjusting the pod fitted well to the bike, teasing the velcro through, was at times a little tricky, but persevere and you won't be disappointed. The pod stayed in place over a long and arduous ride, held up well to the elements and all my kit stayed dry.

shotokan64
Not a good fit

Bought this for my CdF but while it was a perfect size for what I needed it didn't fit particularly well. The velcro strap could not be arranged neatly under the stem as shown in the product picture. This meant when the handlebars were turned the bag leant to the side and this was worse once the bag was loaded. Fitting the velcro strap in the top of the web ladder made little difference. I tried the bag in a few different configurations to get a good fit which resulted in some fraying on the bag. I bought an Enduro Pod instead which being that much smaller is nice and stable although cannot be closed with one hand. Only time will tell if it proves to be durable given the wear on the Fuel Pod caused by several attempts at fitting it to the bike.

tugglesthegreat
Fuel Pod Medium

Quite disappointed with this product. I bought it for the London to Brighton off road ride and had constant issues with trying to keep it vertical. I seemed to have it strapped on ok but it kept needing constant adjustments to be vertical and then it would flop and I would bang my knee against it. Advice please, am I doing something wrong?