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Ortlieb Vario QL2.1 Pannier

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Why We Like The Vario QL2.1 Pannier

For those of us who enjoy biking to work or class, it's nice to have a bag that can do it all. That's why we like the Vario QL2.1 Pannier. It's a backpack and a pannier all in one. Whether we're biking from school to go out with friends, or out on our lunch break from work, this bag will be well suited to our needs and is easily mounted for our convenience.

  • A high-quality backpack and a bike bag all in one
  • Features sturdy, waterproof nylon material for riding, rain or shine
  • Attach with the QL2.1 mounting system easily
  • Integrated and simple helmet carrying
  • Detachable waist strap for quick transitions from pannier to pack
  • Item #OLBA03B

nylon, PU coating
23L (1403cu in)
[external] 2 neoprene side, 1 zippered front, [internal] 1 slip-in, 1 zippered mesh
Number Included
up to 16mm tube diameter
19.7 x 11 x 7.9in
Claimed Weight
2lb 13.9oz
Recommended Use
commuting, cross-country, road cycling
Manufacturer Warranty
5 years

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Does the backpack come with the mounting system?

Hi Elaine, Yes, the shoulder and waist straps can be folded into the pack to make the QL2.1 mounting system more accessible. This mounting system is compatible with racks up to 16mm diameter tube.