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Description

Glider is a weatherproof half-frame bag ideal for carrying heavier items without affecting handling. Shaped to fit road and gravel geometries with space below for bottle cages. The main compartment provides plenty of room for kit on longer trips with internal tabs for strapping in tent poles and a mesh pocket with concealed cable port for battery/dynamo cables. The slim external pocket fits phones and cards neatly. Hardwearing waterproof fabric and YKK Aquaguard® zips protect your kit from all but the heaviest rain. Glider is built to last by hand in our UK factory with a 25-year Alpine Bond.

Highlights

Weatherproof construction

Waterproof X-Pac® X11 and Cordura® fabrics and water-resistant YKK AquaGuard® zips for all-weather riding

Preserves bike handling

Carrying heavy items inside your frame keeps your bike balanced and maintains handling

Concealed cable port

Internal mesh pocket and front-facing cable port for dynamo cables or charging devices from a power bank

Built to last in the UK

Reinforced construction with abrasion and tear resistant fabrics, backed up by our 25 year Alpine Bond
Features

Product overview

  • Carry heavy items close to centre of gravity to preserve handling
  • Fits most road, gravel and touring geometries
  • Available in 3 sizes
  • Hardwearing materials with reinforced construction for durability
  • Water-resistant YKK Aquaguard® zips
  • Internal hypalon tabs to strap tent poles to
  • Internal mesh pocket for batteries and power packs
  • Concealed front-facing cable port
  • External pocket for phones and cards
  • Half-frame size leaves room below for bottle cages
  • Multiple attachment points for a secure fit
  • Made in our UK Factory
  • 25-year Alpine Bond

Technical details

Construction

Exterior: X-Pac® X11 3-layer laminate (100% organic cotton duck / recycled polyester X-PLY / polyester film backer), 1100D Cordura® nylon, hypalon
Lining: 222D nylon with PU coat
Zips: YKK AquaGuard®

Dimensions

46 48 50
Capacity 1.7 litres 2.1 litres 2.6 litres
Dimensions 46 x 4 x 10 cm 48 x 4 x 11 cm 50 x 4 x 14 cm

Weight

46: 154g, 48: 164g, 50: 181g

Fitting guide

The Glider comes in 3 sizes to cater for the shape and size of your front triangle. Measure your top tube, then choose from the 46, 48, and 50cm lengths.

Origin: United Kingdom

Sustainability & Care

Environmental impact

Organic cotton

X-Pac® X11 fabric uses a hard-wearing 100% organic cotton face fabric. Organic cotton farming produces significantly less CO₂, uses less water and eliminates the use of harmful pesticides.

Climate neutral fabric

X-Pac® X11 fabric is certified by cleenTEC® as being 100% climate neutral. X11 is made from a mixture of plant-based and recycled materials and manufactured in factories using only green energy.

Care Advice

The Glider has a DWR coating which helps it to repel water and dirt. After your ride, wipe down your bag with a damp cloth to remove dirt or use mild soap on more stubborn muck. Leave to air dry.

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