Which Company to Make My Little Bag?

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Lelandjt
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by Lelandjt

I live in the USA. Which custom bag makers do you think I should contact about making me one of the following:
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Lelandjt
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Any other suggestions over the weekend in case he declines to make it? Also, I'm surprised aero shaped bags in this location haven't become a popular replacement for the small saddle bag. Improves aero, saves watts when out of the saddle, and lowers the bike's COG.

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by MichaelK

Yes, I'm UK based and use Restrap bags... although your bag size and shipping maybe prohibitive.

https://restrap.com/collections/frame-b ... -frame-bag

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Lelandjt
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Thanks for that. It looks like the first guy is gonna take the job. He asked me to make a a template so today I'm doing a full cardboard mockup to send him. When the bag is done and mounted I'll post. It should be more aero than without and move the seatbag weigh several feet lower on the bike.

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Lelandjt
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It came out perfect. Very light & aero while barely holding my flat repair stuff (clincher). I'm gonna have a taller bag made that also uses the upper water bottle bolt for when I want to carry more.
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feynman
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That looks great. How is this attached (bottom bottle bolt and wedged against the other cage)? Nice job on the design.

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