Bikepacking bag maker Miss Grape has a new Mini Cluster saddlebag. But instead of hauling more, it is a reimagining of the classic small road cycling saddlebag, updated with modern fabrics and a unique new Fidlock magnetic dial adjuster. Plus, their images for the new little bag just so happen to also tease the development of a bigger Node XL toptube bag and a Tendril TT bar bag that attaches to aero extensions… Miss Grape Mini Cluster 0.5L saddlebag
c. Miss Grape on a Wilier Garda ultra-endurance setup
Miss Grape calls their new Mini Cluster saddlebag a mix of minimalism, light weight & high-tech function. The narrows tapered design is enough room to fit the classic roadside repairs – a spare tube, mini-tool, tire levers, and a Co2 inflator or super small mini-pump (max of around 12-14cm or so) – but tucks in out of the way beneath your saddle.
It’s really just a simple velcro-closed saddle bag with a special Fidlock Winch system that hangs it off your saddle rails. Tech details & pricing
The new bit here is really the Fidlock Winch setup that attaches the Mini Cluster under your saddle. Fidlock Winch is something of a mid between regular Fidlock magnetic clasps and a BOA dial system. The dial snaps on & off of a magnetic base that keeps it held securely, and a ratcheting gear inside allows you to twist to tighten the cord that loops over any rails. Then, simply pull the dial away from […]