Nashbar Waterproof Front Panniers

Item # NA-WPF3
Mouse over image to zoom View Larger

Customers Who Viewed This Item Also Purchased These Items

Nashbar Waterproof Rear Panniers $79.99
Take an Extra 20 Percent Off This Item
Ride 2 Recovery - Donation $1.00
$69.99
Compare At: $109.99
SAVE 36%


Add to cart
Save to Wish List

? Place an order in the next Hours Minutes . Overweight charges may apply to some items.

Based on delivery to . Change location

Not the correct shipping zip code? Update your information below.

Enter a valid zip code

Please select options for this product

Shipping See options for delivery

Estimated Delivery for

Type Estimated Arrival Date
Standard
Ground
Two Day
Overnight

Change Shipping Destination

Enter a valid zip code

Please select options for this product

Sorry, this item is Out of Stock and cannot be purchased at this time.
Nashbar Waterproof Front Panniers
Discovering that the rain has infiltrated your bags is like getting smacked in the face with a wet beach towel. Avoid this cycling tragedy with Nashbar's Waterproof Front Panniers. They are made with rugged 400 denier nylon which is scuff, puncture, and tear resistant, and treated with EPU coating on the inside which seals the deal--literally. A roll-top closure makes it impossible for water to work its way in...you pretty much have to throw these panniers in a river to get your stuff wet. With 14 liters of capacity, you can certainly stow some stuff.

For serious all-weather touring capacity, we recommend pairing these with Nashbar's Rear Waterproof Panniers which are a larger version of this item.

  • Durable 400 denier outer material w/EPU coating is ultra tough and totally waterproof
  • Folding "roll-top" closure keeps rain out completely
  • 14 liters of storage each carries quite a load
  • Mounts easily to racks
  • Reflective Logos on side and front
  • Sold as a pair
Nashbar Waterproof Front Panniers
  • WEIGHT 1338g (2.95 lbs)/pair
  • CARGO CAPACITY 14 liters each - sold as a pair
  • DIMENSIONS 11-1/2"(L) x 19"(H) x 4"(W)
  • NUMBER OF POCKETS Single compartment
  • MATERIAL 400 denier outer material w/EPU coating
  • Rating 4.5

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Nashbar Waterproof Front Panniers
 
4.3

(based on 12 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (10)
  • Lightweight (9)
  • Versatile (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Commuting/city (8)
  • Touring (4)
  • Road biking (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid cyclist (7), Commuter (3)
    • Cycling Style:
    • Comfort oriented (11)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12)

Reviewed by 12 customers

Displaying reviews 1-10

Back to top

Previous | Next »

 
4.0

Decent inexpensive bags that need a little tweeking

By Hiker Biker

from Bellingham, WA

About Me Commuter

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Versatile

Cons

  • Poor Construction

Best Uses

  • Commuting/City
  • Road Biking

Comments about Nashbar Waterproof Front Panniers:

Bought these front bags for a bike tour but I couldn't find a front rack that fit my bike. While the search continues, my wife uses them on her back rack for going to the store. They hold quite a bit for small bags, quality seems equal to my more expensive name brand bags and I like how folds and buckles to keep the rain out. The price was half of what other brands are so that's a huge plus. My only complaint is the bottom hook likes to lay flat and it was too closed making it nearly impossible to connect it to the bottom part of the rack. I had to use pliers to open the hook by a few MM making it easier to work with. Nashbar needs to find a better hook that sticks out and catches the rack with ease.

  • Cycling Style:
  • Comfort Oriented
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

 
5.0

Worked for me

By d4san

from Cape May County, NJ

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Pros

  • Durable
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Nashbar Waterproof Front Panniers:

      I used these panniers in the spring of 2015 on the GAP trail from Cumberland, MD to Pittsburg, PA. They worked well keeping my gear supported and dry. I didn't worry about packing gear in plastic bags as I had to do for my rear panniers which have worn off their waterproof lining. I liked that these kept the weight of my gear low and let me evenly distribute it along the bike.

      It was a little inconvenient after accessing to roll the opening closed then strap it down and clip it to create the water-tight seal. As opposed to a zipper or top flap. But I was confident the seal would keep out the water.

      I then used these panniers in the summer for my ride on the C&O towpath from Cumberland,MD to Washington DC. It isn't a smooth path. These held up to the pounding without any damage and without popping off my front rack with about 12 lbs in each side. The section of the path from Harper's Ferry to DC was puddles and mud due to heavy rain the night before. The panniers kept everything dry. I ultimately didn't mind the inconvience of rolling them closed to keep out the water.

      • Cycling Style:
      • Comfort Oriented
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

       
      4.0

      Nashbar waterproof panniers = DUST PROOF TOO!!!

      By fmajor

      from Front Range, Colorado

      About Me Commuter

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Dust Proof
      • Lightweight
      • Versatile

      Cons

      • Cannot Think Of Any

      Best Uses

      • Commuting/City

      Comments about Nashbar Waterproof Front Panniers:

      I use these panniers for my 26-mile (round trip) commute. I ride on streets, trails and busy roads in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.

      These panniers will rarely see rain, but lots of dust and dirt given our dry climate and have served me very well so far.

      The fabric seems a bit cheap at first, but is actually pretty robust. The mounting hardware is good and hasn't bounced off my rack yet (miraculous given the streets here).

      EXCELLENT VALUE!!!

      • Cycling Style:
      • Comfort Oriented
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

       
      5.0

      Great value!

      By Hintz

      from Roseville, Minnesota

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Lightweight
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Commuting/City
        • Road Biking

        Comments about Nashbar Waterproof Front Panniers:

        Purchased for touring as my front panniers. Impressed by the quality of workmanship, as good as my $200.00 waterproof German panniers.

        • Cycling Style:
        • Comfort Oriented
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

         
        4.0

        works fine

        By Bent rider

        from Illinois

        About Me Avid Cyclist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Lightweight
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Touring

          Comments about Nashbar Waterproof Front Panniers:

          Product as advertised.

          • Cycling Style:
          • Comfort Oriented
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Happy with purchase

          By Jules

          from Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

          About Me Commuter

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Bike Touring
            • Commuting/City
            • Mountain Biking

            Comments about Nashbar Waterproof Front Panniers:

            Given that it is currently snowy wintertime, I haven't had a chance to use them but they appear to be the perfect size for the front rack for touring purposes as well as for the rear rack for commuting purposes. The construction looks solid.

            The only complaints I have about them is that the description on the website doesn't really make it clear that they are sold as a pair and secondly, when they arrived, one was packed inside the other making me think that they were sold singly until I examined the pannier more closely to see the other one inside of it.

            I look forward to using these in a couple of months.

            • Cycling Style:
            • Comfort Oriented
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            must have been updated

            By elderJohn

            from Minnesota

            About Me Avid Cyclist

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Lightweight
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Nashbar Waterproof Front Panniers:

                So I've read in the past that the panniers had rivets holding the rack hangers and plastic backing onto the pannier itself, but now they come with everything bolted on, which makes it much easier to service if you have to. I've had these for a few weeks and ride 4 days a week for a total of 65 miles. I've encounted rain on almost everyday of the last week or two and they do the job they are supposed to do. I would say the only thing I WISH they had were an additional smaller pocket on the outside of inside so that I can place small stuff in without it getting lost between clothing and other junk one puts in a pannier. All the straps and buckles are very secure and I can't imagine them ripping off with ease. Also, the hook that attaches to the rack is a bit small for some rack tubes (radius size), but they are easily mallable with some tools so that they will hook on. And, lastly, don't worry about the hooks falling off...

                • Cycling Style:
                • Comfort Oriented
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

                 
                4.0

                Worked great for our trip

                By the cycling drummer

                from Seattle, WA

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Lightweight
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Commuting/City
                  • Road Biking

                  Comments about Nashbar Waterproof Front Panniers:

                  I bought them for a family bike trip and needed some front bags for our Bike Friday tandem. These bags are no-frills but a lot of bang-for-the-buck!

                  They appear to be water-tight based on reviews (it didn't rain on our trip). The only real difference I can see between these bags and the higher-priced bags is the mounting hardware.

                  • Cycling Style:
                  • Comfort Oriented
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Well Made

                  By Sloper

                  from Glendale CA

                  About Me Avid Cyclist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Good value
                  • Lightweight
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Commuting/City
                    • Touring

                    Comments about Nashbar Waterproof Front Panniers:

                    Mounts simply and quickly, waterproof...haven't used yet but don't foresee any problems

                    • Cycling Style:
                    • Comfort Oriented
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Good Panniers For moderate Loads

                    By Laidbackguy

                    from Arkansas

                    About Me Avid Cyclist

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Lightweight
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Commuting/City
                      • Front 20 Inch Wheel Rack
                      • Mid-mount On Recumbent
                      • Touring

                      Comments about Nashbar Waterproof Front Panniers:

                      I have used these panniers on the front 20 inch wheel rack and on the mid-mount rack on my long wheel base recumbent on tours of 350 miles and 400 miles. Their shallow depth is good, as they do not drag the ground. I have had no problems with them popping off the rack, but I have used them on the road and smooth rails-to-trails. They have held up well, as have the earlier series Nashbar bags, some of which have lasts more than 10 years. All my gear has stayed dry.

                      • Cycling Style:
                      • Comfort Oriented
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

                      Displaying reviews 1-10

                      Back to top

                      Previous | Next »

                      Your recent selection has been added to the cart

                      Nashbar Waterproof Front Panniers

                      Nashbar Waterproof Front Panniers

                      Item No. »  NA-WPF3

                      $69.99
                      Continue Shopping View Cart and Checkout