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Ortlieb Rear Roller Classic QL2.1 Panniers

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  • Ortlieb Rear Roller Classic Panniers QL2.1
  • The classic waterproof bicycle panniers
  • Now with even better QL2.1 fittings
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Black40l£99.00 In Stock (2 To 3 Days)
White/Black40l£99.00 Contact for Availability

Ortlieb Rear Roller Classic Panniers QL2.1

Ortlieb Rear Roller Classic Panniers are regularly rated, the best money can buy.

One of the reasons this remains the case more than a quarter century since their introduction is because, while the design of their Roller Panniers remains fundamentally the same, Ortlieb never miss an opportunity to introduce improvements, such as upgrading them with the QL2.1 version of their famous Quick Lock rack attachment system.

Robust QL (Quick Lock) rack hooks are a stand-out Ortlieb pannier feature. They offer total security – these panniers will never jump off the rack - yet their easy-on easy-off action is so intuitive and effort free, one of our customers was moved to described it as “so simple, it’s like witchcraft”.

The benefit of the QL2.1 version is that it can be set up (no tools required) to adapt to an even wider variety of rear rack configurations and dimensions than the original QL1 system. Coming with inserts, the pannier hooks can fit racks with 8, 10, 12 or 16mm top rails, as described in Ortlieb's own video.

This video perfectly illustrates how Ortieb's QL hooks tenaciously secure each bag to the rear rack, yet offer instant release - simply by lifting the bag upwards by its handle.

More good things about Ortlieb Back-Roller Panniers

  • Robust hard-wearing nylon fabric with 100% waterproof laminated finish.
  • High frequency welded construction - no stitch holes further ensure Ortlieb bags are 100% waterproof.
  • Roll-top closure (hence the name Roller Pannier) - by rolling up the top of the bag three times and securing it with a buckle, water won't get into this bag - even if you drop the pannier in a lake.
  • Each pannier's simple one-compartment construction contributes to its waterproofness.
  • Also, compartmentalising a bag effectively reduces its usable space: single compartment bags like these Back-Rollers can hold more.
  • Shop tip: if you want to organise your luggage, use dry sacks.
  • Shoulder straps make these bags more portable off the bike.
  • Large 3M retro-reflective triangle patches on the front and rear of each pannier help ensure you are seen.
  • Supplied as a pair.
  • Each pannier is 42cm high x 23-32cm wide x 17cm deep (16.5 x 9-12.5 x 6.7 inches) = approx 20 litre capacity.
  • Weight: 1,800g per pair - based upon weighing Ortlieb Back-Roller Panniers at Bike Co-op HQ in May 2015.
  • Be aware that cycling equipment specifications can change without notice so please regard our published weights as an honest but approximate guide.
  • For the full Ortlieb story, visit our blog.

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Buy Ortlieb waterproof bicycle bags including bikepacking range at Edinburgh Bicycle Co-operative online or instore. Free UK delivery on orders over £20.

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Our suppliers reserve the right to change specifications and prices without notice. Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative will do all it can to maintain prices and specifications on this web site, however we do reserve the right to change specifications and prices without notice. Similarly, despite the wonders of modern computers, it is realistic to expect the colour of any item bought to differ subtly from the image online.

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Chesire
These panniers are fantastic.  They hold so much and keep everything extremely dry. They are design function led and I love them. They look good on and off the bike, they look great hanging up on hooks. Highly recommended I'll have to wait 25 years before I can buy another pair as they are so well made.
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Q. Please can you confirm if the price shown on your website is for a single pannier, or a pair?
A. Thanks for your online question, with regards to this item it is for the pair as the 40L capacity is 20L each pannier bag so the pair tallies to 40L

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