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Koalabikepacking seat bag

Lightweight saddle pack storage with 3 point attachment system for a secure and stable ride

Koala seat pack for bikepacking

Koala bikepacking seat bag

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£70.00

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Made in our own UK Workshop Koala is one of the lightest high capacity seat packs you can find. We have designed the geometry of the straps and added an additional locking strap that runs around your seat rails. This provides enhanced stability and prevents slippage due to vibrations, especially when your Koala is not fully stuffed.

The seat pin locking straps, 3 point attachment system and roll top closure all work together to keep twist and sway to a minimum so you can focus on the trail ahead. You can squash the bag down to around 8 litres in size or you can max it out to around 13 litres. In practice, a regular Koala will hold a lightweight down sleeping bag such as our PipeDream 400 and Filo down jacket with ease.

Small Koala takes all the great features from Regular Koala and shrinks them down into a smaller 7 litre size which demands less from your tyre clearance.

If you ride a smaller frame size or enjoy the comfort of rear suspension you may find the Small a viable alternative to our Regular Koala, 5 cm smaller in depth which means that you need less clearance between your seat and your tyres.

Made from VX21, it is durable enough to be dragged through bushy singletrack, water resistant and shiny enough to deflect most of the mud, and reinforced with strong nylon webbing straps to keep everything in place.

From time to time especially on rougher surfaces as the contents of your Koala moves about and settles you will have to tighten the straps now and again to minimise its movement on your saddle.

The seam of a Koala are not taped, so in extremely wet conditions your kit may still get wet. We would recommend using a Airlok Tapered drybag if you have to keep something dry. Check out the Airlok range of lightweight drybags.

Key features
  • 25 Year Alpine Bond
  • Made from durable and highly water resistant VX21
  • Roll top closure
  • Adjustable webbing ladder to fit most saddle angles
  • Duraflex buckles
  • Made in our own UK workshop by bikers, climbers and paddlers
  • Seat rail locking strap to prevent slippage
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Vital stats
Regular

Length: 41 cm
Width: 21 cm
Height: 17 cm
Weight: 275 g
Max capacity: 13 litres
Minimum clearance needed between saddle rail to the wheel: 18 cm

Small

Length: 37 cm
Width: 17 cm
Height: 13 cm
Weight: 240 g
Max capacity: 7 litres
Minimum clearance needed between saddle rail to the wheel: 15 cm

Origin: United Kingdom

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Free No hassle 123 Day Returns

Buy with confidence and if you are not happy, change your mind or want a swap for any reason then return it for free and we will exchange or refund no question. The price you see is the price you pay. Just return the kit as you receive it - in its original condition, unused, unworn, with original packaging and fit for resale.

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.

Alpine Bond

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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Duncan Roberts
Great Product great Service

Ideal for Light Touring - Five Star Service from Alpkit

Tim
Fautless

LETJOG and other 3 day rides... This thing is blooming great!

Kudos

Koala seat pack questions answered

Stuart Wright of Bear Bones Bikepacking gets his hands on a Koala seat pack and takes it for a 100 mile round trip.

A few weeks ago I got my hands on a 'Rough cut' pre-production Koala and last week took it on a 100 mile ride to the BNO in the Peak District and back again.

Stuart Wright

Bear Bones Bikepacking October 2013 - Stuart Wright

CTC - Seatpack Test - Koala

Dave tests seat packs for touring cyclists and finds the Koala the lightest, most versatile for capacity and stable seatpack.

Well designed and lightweight bag that's ideally suited to off-road touring.

Dave Barter

Cycle - CTC magazine June 2015 - Dave Barter