Ortlieb launches bikepacking line

Sea Otter is the venue chosen by Ortlieb to launch its new line of fully waterproof bikepacking bags.

The German luggage brand, which is distributed in the UK by Lyon Outdoor, will be debuting four bags – a Seat-Pack, Handlebar-Pack, Accessory-Pack and a Frame-Pack.

The Seat-Pack fastens securely to the seatpost and saddle rails and offers 8 to 16.5 litres of capacity.

Twin roll closures on the Handlebar-Pack ensure easy access and centres the load in the middle of the bars. Additional gear can then be stowed externally using the included shock chords and compression straps.

Ortlieb’s Accessory-Pack offers both secure waterproof storage and quick access for its 3.5-litre load. It can be used as a standalone bar bag or can be attached to the Handlebar-Pack.

The Ortlieb Frame-Pack will not be available from Lyon Outdoor until next year.