Are you searching for the perfect folding bike bag? Let’s face it a bike even folded can be a fairly unpleasant item to have under your arm. With a heady mixture of oil, water and road grime you might consider wrapping the whole thing up and keeping bike and office protected. You might be happy with the look of your bike fresh from the road, but your colleagues would appreciate a little protection for their clothes.
Alternatively you might be looking to transport your bike via an airline and want to keep your pride and joy protected from the abuse of baggage handlers.
Fortunately there are about as many different folding bike bags as there are folding bikes. Dahon have produced a great range that will protect your clothing and your bike for every occasion from under desk storage to the hardships of airline travel. So go through the list and find the bag to suit your needs.
BASIC: Dahon Folding Bike Bag CarryOn Cover: RSP $89.99
For quick day to day protection it does not get any simpler than this compact under saddle bag. It won’t provide a huge amount of protection, what it does do is covers your bike with a compact and light weight bag to keep any mud or jealous looks off your bike. When you remove the cover from you bike (upto a 20” wheel) simply roll it up and secure the bag under your saddle with the 2 easy to use clips.
MID RANGE: Dahon EL BOLSO BAG:
Have you seen these bags for life? Well this is a bag for your bike. A great big shoulder bag that will take your bike and more. The EL Bolso is also designed to take any Dahon Folding bike (upto 26”) and will provide a lot more protection thant the basic CarryOn Cover above. When finished with the bag, it packs neatly into a smaller bag which can either be slung over the shoulder, or if you have one a bike rack.
High End: Dahon STOW BAG. RSP: $139.99
This is a heavy weight polyester bag, designed to keep your bike protected from scratches. Ideal if you are keeping your bike in a car or boat as it can be stored folded and will not catch to damage interior trim. Again the bag can be folded and stored on the bike frame. Its available in two sizes, the small is for bikes upto 24” and the large takes larger bikes.
High End: Dahon Body Bag RSP $149.99
If you want to protect the bike at home, without storing it folded then the body bag is for you. Simply lower the seat and twist the handle bars to flatten out the bike then slide the bike into the body bag. This will protect carpets and furniture in homes from the bike and is great for storing the bike in small places such as flats or boats.
Airline Protection: Dahon AirPorter Case RSP $299.99
Finally if you are planning on using your bike after a flight Dahon have created the AIRPORTER CASE. This rugged case takes all models of Dahons and will provide peace of mind. You can catch up with the latest movies upstairs safe in the knowledge that no harm is coming to your bike. To make it easy to transport there are two strong handles, and a set of wheels to enable its swift passage through the terminals.
For more details about Dahon and their range of bikes click here.