Sometimes you just don’t want to carry a bag. Active transportation can mean a little sweat, and carrying a bag is a quick way to dampen a shirt. But, with so many active Torontonians using bicycles to get to work and school, you still need to carry books, computers and lunches with you.
Enter the pannier, literally “bread basket,” for carrying your stuff by attaching securely to the rack on your bicycle. Much like backpacks, messenger bags and quite frankly bicycles, there are plenty of choices to be made when choosing a set of panniers. Here are four panniers that can carry what you need and are pleasing to the eye as well.