What are the best Ortlieb panniers for touring?
Well, I’ve been bicycle touring around the world for the last 16+ years and I’ve used a number of different pannier brands during that time. For the last 10+ years, however, Ortlieb panniers have been my bicycle pannier brand of choice!
Why is that exactly? Well, I already wrote a detailed review of what I believe to be the best Ortlieb panniers for touring, so I’m not going to rehash that same information in this article. Instead, I’d like to take a moment and share with you some of the photos from my 2015 bike tour in Europe… in which you can see my new denim blue Ortlieb panniers being used in various countries all across the continent.
You will note that these new panniers are denim blue, and not red, like the ones you may have seen in my previous Ortlieb pannier review. I hope these photos inspire you in some way to get out there and conduct your own bicycle touring adventures. At the very least, you’ll be able to see how the blue panniers look in comparison to the red ones I’ve reviewed in the past.
In the photos on this page you are seeing:
- 1 set of Ortlieb Sport-Packer Plus panniers (on the front of my bicycle)
- 1 set of Ortlieb Bike-Packer Plus panniers (on the back of my bicycle)
- 1 Ortlieb Ultimate 6 handlebar bag
What do you think of the denim blue Ortlieb bicycle panniers pictured on this page? Do you like the blue panniers pictured here? Or the red ones featured in my previous Ortlieb panniers review? Leave a comment below and let me know what you think!