OverBoard waterproof rear pannier review

Weatherproof luggage

Our rating 
3.5 out of 5 star rating 3.5
GBP £43.99 RRP
Overboard waterproof rear pannier

Our review

Good value bag that keeps out bad value weather
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This straightforward 16-litre roll-top bag has kept our stuff dry and securely attached through the recent lousy winter. It’s big enough for a complete change of clothes and a pair will take enough stuff for a short tour. You’ll need something bigger for an epic, though – the 32L version costs £72.98.


The attachment is simple but effective. Deep, thick plastic hooks at the top work with a lateral hook that grabs a rack strut. The bag has stayed put through skull-rattling downhill potholes and there’s no flap in corners. A tough plastic scuff-guard protects the lower corners from abrasion damage.


After-dark use is catered for with reflective logos on both ends, so you can use it either side of the bike, and a reflective panel. There’s a useful external pocket and a padded grab-handle for off-bike carrying. We sometimes found ourselves wanting a bit more capacity, but at £43.99 for the pair, these are good value.

Product Specifications


Name Waterproof rear pannier (11)
Brand Overboard

Features * 100% waterproof with electronically welded seams * Universal bike rack attachment * Protects contents from dust, sand, dirt and water * Manufactured from tough and hard-wearing PVC Tarpaulin * Side and front highly reflective patches * Tough and hard baseplate * Internal zip pocket
Capacity 16
Front, Rear Compatibility Rear