Best bike saddlebags for cycling essentials 2024

Looking for the best bike saddlebag to carry your cycling essentials? We round up some of the best on test and explain what to look for

Image shows a cyclist riding with one of the best saddle bags.
(Image credit: Future)

The choice of the best bike saddlebag is one of those items in cycling that really didn't need to become controversial - but has somehow managed to do so.

You can trust Cycling Weekly. Our team of experts put in hard miles testing cycling tech and will always share honest, unbiased advice to help you choose. Find out more about how we test.

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.