Speedsleev sounds like something you might wear on your arms for a time trial race, but they actually make bags for under your saddle and the top tube that won’t slow you down.
You can’t fit everything you need for a training ride in your back pockets or capture it all in apps for your cell phone, but most of us also don’t need heavy, cumbersome handlebar or saddle bags. This is where Speedsleev’s products come into play.
The Speedsleev Ranger is their stalwart under-the-saddle bag and it meets all the company design ethics of efficient use of available space, light weight, secure attachment and yes, aerodynamics. There’s no real reason why a bag should slow you down or defile the smooth airflow that your bike and position have so carefully been arranged to maximize.
Top tube cases made of hard plastic inhabit the unused space behind the stem and atop the top tube, but they don’t stick out to create drag or catch your knees as you pedal.
If you do need something with larger capacity, perhaps for a randonneur ride or a gravel race in rainy weather, then the Diego handlebar bag, in both small and large sizes, may be the ticket for you. It provides extra space while still minimizing aerodynamic disruption.
Check out the full line of Speedsleev storage solutions at www.speedsleev.com.