Review – Chrome Industries Doubletrack Handlebar Sling Bag

Review Chrome Industries Doubletrack Handlebar Sling Bag
A handlebar bag is an undeniably useful addition to any adventure bike; allowing you to carry valuables and long ride essentials safe and close to hand. The new Chrome Industries Doubletrack Handlebar Sling Bag takes the concept of a handlebar bag and makes it even more useful and versatile; by allowing it to also be adapted into a sling shoulder bag or hip pack.

The Doubletrack Handlebar Sling Bag has a vintage look and feel to it. The hard-wearing water-resistant canvas construction, with the leather logo patch and roll-top closure, instantly appeals for its retro heritage style.

Chrome's signature styling is the start of the Doubletrack handlebar, but the real merit in this design lies in the practical details…

Storage comes in the form of the main compartment with its roll-top closure and magnetic fid-lock clasp—though the brand does not claim this compartment to be waterproof, it has proven to be very weatherproof. There are then two mesh pockets on the side of the bag for easy access items, and a daisy chain of webbing straps for clip-on attachments.

Bag mounting takes the form of two webbing straps that will universally fit to any road or MTB handlebars. There is also a stabilising strap that wraps around the headtube. The Doubletrack bag does sit quite high on the handlebars, so if you use an out-front computer mount you may find it a little difficult to access the bag; but this is a frequent 'problem' with handlebar bags and can solved with a different computer mount.

When unmounted from the bike, you can deploy the stowable cross-body / hip strap, with its quick release buckle. This strap is a neat and particularly useful feature—I have actually used the bag for hiking trips as well as cycling.

As with other Chrome bags that I have tested in the past, the Chrome Industries Doubletrack Handlebar Sling Bag is beautifully made and impressively durable— it actually seems to improve in style as it weathers and ages. Chrome back up this impression of quality with a lifetime guarantee.

Practical, stylish, and durable. The Chrome Industries Doubletrack Handlebar Sling Bag is a winner in both design and function.

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Review Chrome Industries Doubletrack Handlebar Sling Bag

Review Chrome Industries Doubletrack Handlebar Sling Bag

Review Chrome Industries Doubletrack Handlebar Sling Bag


Review Chrome Industries Doubletrack Handlebar Sling Bag

Disclaimer: Chrome UK supplied a Chrome Industries Doubletrack Handlebar Sling Bag for test and review


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