Bag Support Test
I loaded the bag up, this morning, to see how the support works.
The bag stays off of the tire nicely, even fully stuffed. Admittedly, this was not a heavy load, being mostly clothing plus a cable lock, sketchbook and flat-fixing supplies, but I was interested in whether or not the base of the support is big enough.
I was concerned that the bag might droop down around the support frame, once it was loaded up. But, it did not. And, I don't think it will, even with some weight added.
Overall, I am happy with the support. I had considered ordering a bag hoop from Rivendell, but a) it costs more than what I paid for the bag and, b) I didn't want to wait until it arrived to use the bag. Hence, necessity mothered another invention.
So, I am all set up, in case Brad and I decide to do a long ride, this weekend. (Wind, and some other things have kinda made us hesitant to commit to it). And, it cost me, essentially, nothing to put together.