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Aerostich LP (Lightweight Portable) Bag

SKU: 9197

Availability: In stock


Product Description


This lightweight, ultra-compact water-resistant/repellent sil-nylon reusable bag is packs anywhere and doubles as a functional backpack. Jam one behind the headlight or a side panel and it will stay there until needed. Or toss inside another pack or Messenger Bag.

They are built to last. All seams are reinforced with binding for durability and strength. The handle loops are tacked and bound, then reinforced again – so they won’t pull off. Two draw cord closure straps of flat webbing secure a quick cinch closure. Bottom corners are reinforced with Cordura pack cloth.

The draw cords lock to desired length so they can function as backpack-style shoulder straps. A small stuff-pocket is located high on the interior to double as easy-access storage for keys or a phone.

Carries fine across shorter surface street distances by threading one’s left forearm through the handles so the bag hangs just in front of the left knee, too. Inspired by Mark Lindemann, motorcycle industry veteran and author of ‘The Total Motorcycling Manual’ (#5506). Assorted colors. 4.5"×3.75"×2" (compressed), 19"×20"×18" (expanded).

Note: Color preferences provided in the ‘comment’ field of your order will be followed when this is possible. Or call us at 800-222 1994 with your color preferences during business hours. Colors vary.


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Customer Reviews (21)

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A bag for non bagger ridersReview by john
Just what you need for a quick "pick me up". When your on the naked bike and you need to pick me up some bananas,ect.

Fits almost anywhere . Stuff it in your coat then whip it out when the need to get something strikes. (Posted on 3/15/18)
Very Handy!Review by Mel
I love the (Lightweight Portable) Bag! I takes up very little space. You always have it handy for most any item unexpected you run across that you want to carry home with you, This is my second one and I wouldn't want to be without one. (Posted on 7/2/17)
Great Bag!Review by tom
Bought one in 2003 for a year long lap around south America. just used it also for another year laps around the Philippines. still works but ill buy another for upcoming year around southeast asia. (Posted on 6/26/17)
great little bagsReview by andy
These are very similar to other light weight drawstring bags/backpacks which i own, but they are much better made. The material is a soft ripstop nylon that is very thin so it packs small, but seems to be very strong. I use them as a saddlebag inner liner, a gym bag, and to separate dirty laundry from clean when traveling. Still not sure how they managed to pack the entire bag into it's little built-in pocket shown in the pictures. I could not do it. (Posted on 12/29/16)
Not Made In USAReview by Dave
I just received my order for 3 Lightweight Portable Bags. One of the reasons I like to buy from Aerostich is that their products are touted as Made In America (like my Roadcrafter suit). I was disappointed to find that the LP Bags are Made In Vietnam, and feel that the $25 price is way too much for something not made in America! (Posted on 7/19/16)
My boy took my other one.........Review by Kenny
This will be my fourth. My first has bit the dust after many years of abuse (sharp objects, dragging it along the ground, throwing it around), the second one was taken by my boy after he had ridiculed it as being too expensive (it is now his favorite bag), I am still using one for everything including going to Court, and I need another just to have around for the other things that come up. Highly recommended. (Posted on 7/17/16)
Brilliant Bag!Review by Tom
What a great bag! Works better than a regular grocery bag, and the shoulder straps are much more comfortable than I expected! Once I (finally) figured out how to stuff it in its pocket, I was impressed with how small it stores! (Posted on 11/10/14)
Essential Gear BagReview by Radar
I use this bag daily as a combination lunch, gym bag, it is stronger than expected and very easy to pack when loaded, it conforms to any space. Need another one for shopping on way home! (Posted on 8/29/14)
Best Aerostich bag yetReview by Terry
Excellent purchase. Packs to nothing. Weighs nothing. Unpacks to a well designed grocery bag with handles or a backpack with adjustable shoulder straps. Solves the problem of how to carry a backpack while touring. And a surprisingly comfortable backpack at that. Even when loaded with gear. Get one! (Posted on 7/18/14)
Great bagReview by Matt
I keep one of these in my (Aerostich Courier) work-gear bag. Since I work for the only certified-organic grocery store I'm also doing the shopping. This bag can hold organic kale or a 6-pack of a farmhouse saison with equal grace. The cashiers are always amazed at this little wonder. Slides into panniers with ease, or sling it across your back. I'm gonna buy another just to have. (Posted on 5/28/14)

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There are all kinds of other little bags like this -- bags that one gets free at trade shows, or one can purchase for $7 out of a bin by the cash registers of Whole Foods and Trader Joes type stores. We spent a bunch of time making prototypes trying to figure out how to make a really good one that a rider could jam under the saddle or behind a headlight or fairing, or keep inside of a courier bag, to have ready for 'whatever'. This is a serious tool for everyday riders, not a throwaway. I keep one behind the headlight of my 650 motard (between the little number plate area above the sealed beam, and the speedo). I keep another in the small back pack I use for daily commuting to carry my computer, work papers, etc. I keep another in an Aerostich courier bag I use for quick errands (this bag hangs by the garage door of my home...and is used for weekend trips to the grocery and similar non-work missions). Mr. Subjective 10/09

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