Saddle bags are the ideal solution for carrying your essentials on the bike. Fitting snugly underneath your seat they provide easy access to your goods whilst riding and can be removed within seconds.
Although they're so handy for cyclists, being big enough to store a multi-tool, spare inner tube, keys and a mobile phone, they usually look quite dull on the bike. These ones however carry a whole lot of style...
Brooks Millbrook Saddle Holdall
A smart and elegant Brooks design from the 1950s, this vintage style saddle bag features a handy leather-trimmed strap which converts it into a shoulder bag in no time!
Price: £120.00, available from Wiggle.
If you're looking for something a bit more glam, the Cyclodelic Saddlebag should tick the box. Made from a waterproof and abrasion proof Codura material, it features reflective detailing and a nifty strap that turns it into a handy shoulder bag.
Price: £65.00, available from Cyclodelic.
New Looxs Mondi Saddle Bag
This Mondi saddle bag is an absolute steal. Made from a tough water repellent canvas, it features lots of little pockets for your goods, with a lovely bright orange lining and a very affordable price tag.
Price: £15.99, available from CycleChic.
Beg Bicycles Michaux Club Shadow Saddle Bag
Wear it on your saddle, on your shoulder or on your back, the Michaux Club Shadow limited edition bag for Beg bicycles is a great addition to any style conscious cyclist's wardrobe.
This one's a lot bigger than most saddle bags on the market and features reflective detailing to keep you safe and, seen.
Price: £119.00 (RRP £149.00), available from Beg.
Edelrose Leather Saddle Bag
Made from high-quality Italian leather, this little gem of a saddle bag will keep all your goods safely tucked away nicely under your seat. We think this one would look great paired with a Brooks saddle and luckily for you it doesn't share the same price tag...
Price: £27.00, available from Rose Bikes.
Cycle Aware Saddle Pouch
Using the same shape as a classic saddle bag, the Cycle Aware pouch fits completely underneath your seat and is made from a durable, weather-resistant material with a chic silver finish. Complete with a high visibility reflective trim, it also has a nifty loop to attach a light to!
Price: £11.00, available from CycleAware.
Carradice Barley Mono Herringbone
Carradice are the masters of making bike-friendly bags that look the part on the bike. Their Mono Herringbone is made from a cotton duck durable waterproof fabric, which is tough enough for any gruelling commute.
They've got plenty of colours and styles to chose from, you will be spoilt for choice.
Price: £90.00, available from Carradice.