Ortlieb Back Roller Plus review
Both a commuting and touring favourite, Ortlieb pioneered the fully watertight, seam-sealing process. The Back Roller Pluses use a lighter-weight Cordura finish, fully backed by a laminate, which is more eco friendly and expensive than the heavier, arguably tougher PVC versions (Classic Top Roller, £82.50). The design is incredibly simple - they're easy to get into and straightforward to shut - a lid version is also available. The mounts are very easy to adjust, requiring no tools, and have loads of range for positioning. Although the feel is more plasticy than the mounting system used on the Classic range, we haven't had any problems with durability. With the insert supplied, the clips are a touch tight for a standard 10mm diameter - a basic carry handle releases it. There are two big reflective patches, an internal pocket and a shoulder strap.