A simple canvas shoulder bag for commuting, running errands or can be used as a basic briefcase.
Cotton canvas is breathable and comfortable to wear.
- Volume: 15L
- Size: 37cm L X 32cm H x 13cm W
- Lightly padded back and bottom to give support and comfort
- Leather buckles and reinforcements
- Natural canvas material
- Cross strap keeps bag in place while riding
- 2 small inner pockets and key clip
- Removable reflective tabs
- Leather rear light tab
Read the Reviews
Gear Patrol 2009
"Most cycling gear is made to be light, fast, high tech… and obsolete. Today’s state of the art titanium widget is tomorrow’s bargain Craigslist buy. Don’t get me wrong; I like cutting edge gear where it makes a difference, but I also have a nostalgic place in my heart for the materials and designs of yore – steel, leather, wool, and canvas. Sadly, and maybe ironically, this so-called “retro” gear often comes with a high price tag. So I was pleased to come across Minnehaha Bag Co., who specializes in affordable classic-styled bike bags made from canvas, leather and nickel-plated steel.
The Canvas Shoulder Bag is a magnificently simple satchel. After a week of testing high tech panniers and packs, it was so nice to throw on this light, uncomplicated bag and ride to a café to read a book. While decidedly low-tech, cotton canvas is actually more comfortable to wear and breathable than most synthetic-material packs and shoulder bags. It also doesn’t slide around on your back like slick nylon does. But in a thoughtful touch, Minnehaha Bag Co. provides a removable cross strap that can be clipped on to keep heavier loads from shifting.
The leather tabs and accents on the bag come untreated for water repellency so it is advised that new owners use some sort of leather treatment (like Sno-Seal) to massage in. This not only helps soften and waterproof the leather but it also turns it a nice shade of light brown. How quaint. In a nod to modern sensibilities, Minnehaha Bag Co. has sewn on a small leather tab for a blinkie light and provided two removable reflective streamers for visibility on the bike.
Make no mistake; if you’re transporting your laptop or epic novel manuscript, this might not be the bag to use. It’s unstructured and soft and the strap is not padded, so heavier loads are better left to your modern haulers. But it is perfectly adequate for café hopping or as a casual briefcase. Best of all, it’s low-tech and timeless."
Upon receipt of payment your order will be packed and posted either the same day, or at latest the next working day.
Paypal and credit cards are processed almost immediately, while bank transfers can take 24-48 hours.
In general we find that deliveries to Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane metro and VIC regional are made within 1-3 working days. NSW, SA, TAS, ACT and NT take 2-5 working days. Regional QLD, WA and other remote areas will take 5-7 working days.
Please note these are only expected deliveries times and occasionally delays may occur.
We use Australia Post for all of our deliveries except for Bulky Items. For bulky items we use Direct Freight Couriers.
COMBINED POSTAGE FOR THE PURCHASE OF SEVERAL ITEMS
Our internal shipping charge calculator will tell you the cost of your postage prior to your checkout. In most cases buying more than 1 item will result in cost savings to you.
- Small items up to 500g cost around $7 postage. Depending on the weight and size you will get 2 sometimes 3 small items posted for this amount.
- Most larger items post for about $12 and you will generally be able to add 1-3 small items at no extra charge
- Once you purchase products over 3 kg in weight there is generally, only a small amount of extra postage charged
COMBINED SHIPPING CHARGES FOR BULKY ITEMS
You can add smaller items together with bulky items and there will generally be no or a small added postage cost. Ordering items such as 2 bike cases may not result in any savings due to their volume. Ordering mid-size items like two fluid trainers together will result in very good savings though. You will get your quote for shipping costs before you checkout.
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We now ship to New Zealand. For further details please visit our International page here.