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    Strap bag?

    I have been looking around for a small bag that attaches to a backpack strap or a strap like the absolute that can carry something like a cell phone or an mp3 player.

    It would be convenient to have a bag like this on larger bags that are worn on the back to put things in so they would be easily accessible. Also it is difficult to manage a headphone cord or get to the controls of my music player from a bag that is either on my back or down at my hip.

    I have seen some backpacks that have a small pocket built into the strap. I have also been looking at small camera bags, but it seems you either have to leave them slightly open to get a headphone cord through, they only have fold over covers that leave the contents exposed to the weather or they are just too big.

    It would be nice to have a small bag that just fits my player and a maybe a few credit cards, that has a waterproof way to get a headphone cord through and attaches to the strap of my backpack or messenger bag so it is in front and easy to get to.

    I got to wondering why Tom doesnt design something like this? I would think he could do it right.

    Hi eds,
    Until Mr. Bihn has a bag like you describe you might find the Timbuk2 Dime bag or their Shagg bag useful. I have both and they are holding up well. I'll be one of the first in line for a TB bag when he has something similar available.
    Happy travels,
    List exceeds allowed characters. So I'll just say I'm plum and kiwi loving FOT!


      I have looked at the shagg bag but it has the same problem as the camera cases you have to leave the bag slightly open to get headphones through. I think this would be a problem in heavy snow or rain, especially in snow when the snow sticks to everything and your body heat can melt it. Timbuk2 used to make a bag called a slider that had a fold over flap for headphones that went into a separate compartment from the main compartment, but they no longer make that bag.


        not a bag

        I do wonder about a scottevest, they have internal routing for your phone and headphones. Interesting clothing.

        It's not Rocket Science. It's Pocket Science! We started with vests and now we use our Pocket Science in jackets, hoodies and so much more!