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Embrace the middle way.
For shorter rides you can get away with just a spare tube and maybe a bike tool, but for middle-distance rides, you might want to carry just a tad more--say, two tubes, a tool, and some extra calories. The Louis Garneau Middle Stream Bag expands to an internal capacity of one liter to hold the basics—and a little extra. The saddle-clip system attaches to virtually any seat, and the burly, water-resistant material resists wetting through during rainy rides. An internal hook keeps your house keys right where you left them, and the reflective detailing and a blinkie holder help keep you visible when your training ride goes long
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Garbage Connecting System - Bag is fine
So the bag itself is pretty nice. It's large (fits a HUGE extra downhill tube and all my spare gear with some room yet) but it totally lacks a quality connecting system. There is only one velcro strap and an elastic chord that serves little purpose other than slightly minimizing bag bounce while shredding. There absolutely needs to be a velcro loop on the rear side to hold the seat post AND the saddle. Every time I ride with a backpack I toss it in the pack instead of leaving it bouncing.
Get something with two straps unless you want that butt bounce it will cause.