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Dawn and a little bleach in warm water will kill just about everything, or some sanitizer like they use in meat production like a quaternary ammonia chloride. Alcohol based stuff is useless it doesn’t effect germs and viruses like the maker advertises.


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I am actually designing such a device at a Hacker space at University. If you would like to give input or collaborate please let me know. It is basically a secure aluminum polycarbonate lockable box ...


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Panniers that have been with you since the 1980s, to hell and back, camping in all weathers, and ridden on muddy roads and through farmyards. They don't offer perfect security but few people will want to touch them for fear of catching something. Even then I had a small camera bag (with an extra pocket for passport etc) near teh top, that went with me ...


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I ride a Brompton, which allows me to leave the front bag on when folding. I’ve often folded it partway, leaving the handlebar up, and the bag on it which lets me push it like a shopping cart. Or I squeeze the catch, pop the bag off, fold the bike, and carry both in with me. Only once in five years has anyone asked me not to bring it in with me. (I ...


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There are handlebar bags from multiple manufacturers that have both quick release attachment and shoulder strap. These can be carried as shoulder bag when you're away from the bike. When the bag is attached to bike, you can stuff the strap inside the bag. This was already buried in another answer that started with big photo of lockable bag (bad idea), but I ...


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Some panniers have straps so that they can be worn as a back-pack, for instance these reviewed ones, (no endorsement; found on a quick search). This will allow you to carry it on the rear rack when cycling, but then on your back when walking.


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My second idea was to search for a similar bag, but which is easily detachable and I can take it with myself as a waist bag for example. Same story, I couldn't find anything like this on the market. In the United States, I have heard of this sort of product being called a hip pack (e.g. this model by Patagonia, not cycling specific). An informal term ...


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safely locked to the frame, and I can simply leave it there. Summary To answer your question about the existence of locking bags - they are out there. As an example (not a recommendation) Ortlieb makes a handlebar mount and bags that can be locked to the mount. No locking bag system is secure. Best Option A handlebar bag with a quick release mount ...


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I have seen a lockable hard-shell case that mounts to a rear rack, but it's a specialized item and I'm not sure where I would find it. There are handlebar bags that have quick-connect mounts so they'd be easy to snap on and off and carry as a shoulder bag when off the bike.


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This is a major reason for me to wear bike jerseys for commuting - all those things go in my back pockets. (Ideally) zipped trouser pockets are another option, though jeans pockets are usually secure enough against things falling out. A belt bag (either bike specific or otherwise) is preferable in many ways to a backpack or shoulder bag. It doesn't swing ...


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There are light jackets available, with deep pockets, you can go for these if climate is not an issue at your city :)


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Leaving valuables on the bike sounds like a very bad idea. Bike luggage just isn't going to be robust enough to resist theft if left unattended, and the whole bike itself may be vulnerable to theft. What you want is a bag or caddy with a quick release so you can easily detach it and take it with you when you leave the bike. Many saddle bags have a quick ...


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Unfortunately I think the answer to "Do you know any bag that could work for me?" is no, if you want to leave it on the bike. I don't know of any bag that would be impervious to a quick slice with a sharp knife to either open the bag, or remove the bag from the bicycle. You may be able to find a metal pannier / saddlebag of some sort, but now you are adding ...


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