Tool Storage on Bike

weebryan Posts: 12
edited October 2018 in MTB general
On my old rocky mountain i used to keep tools and pump in a large water bottle and strap tube to frame

On my new YT Jeffsey i dont have the space for a larger water bottle

So is there a frame bag that fits a small jeffsey or bag that bolts on to water bottle mount, or even a multitool that mounts direct to frame were wattle bottle goes



  • whyamihere
    whyamihere Posts: 7,708
    Buy one of these: ... p-EV334567

    It mounts everything behind the saddle. Easily space for a tube, multitool, CO2 and tyre levers. They do a bigger version as well if you need more capacity.
  • steve_sordy
    steve_sordy Posts: 2,446
    edited October 2018
    Be careful that it still works whether your dropper is fully up or down. AND that the rear wheel doesn't hit it when your suspension is compressed.

    Edit: also that your arse doesn't hit the saddle bag when going over a drop. I've had my arse buzzed by the rear wheel.

    I used to have a zipped bag that sat inside the frame, as well as an under the saddle bag. They were really useful on a hardtail. But once I got a full suss, they both had to go as they just would not work. Someone suggested that I use one of the roadie tops with the three elasticated pockets on the lower back. Having fallen off more than once, the last thing I wanted was to land on my back with a pump and a mini-tool in those pockets. Soft things only would be the answer, but they got squished all over the place, what a mess!. So I bought a backpack, which was one of the best things I ever did. They are more than just storage! :D
  • david7m
    david7m Posts: 636
    Camelbak type thing for me, was £15 from Tesco :)
  • phz
    phz Posts: 478
    One of these...

    ...and a tube strapped under the saddle.
  • pHz wrote:
    One of these...

    ...and a tube strapped under the saddle.

    looks like the kinda thing Im after :)

    i have had saddle bags and didnt last with the weather in scotland, also the straps are good if the weather is dry but looking for either a sealed frame bag or bottle idea to protect tools from going rusty

    I hate carrying tools in the bag or on person if you have a bad fall it gonna hurt
  • JGTR
    JGTR Posts: 1,404
    You can use a standard cage and a tool bottle, you can get pumps that attach to the side of the cage.

    Check out One Up components, they do a multi tool that fits into the fork steerer, or one that fits into the end of a pump that then screws to the side of the bottle cage.
  • apreading
    apreading Posts: 4,535
    I wouldnt put under the saddle on a mountain bike - it will get a constant stream of crudd all over it. I just keep mine in my camelbak. On my hardtail I have used a frame bag for an Abus Lock - was a great size and shape and not expensive - not sure if one of these would work, there are multiple shapes available.
  • Use the Gripper tool bag by Dakine.I can fit a 27.5 tube,co2/inflator,multitool,tyre lever,patches & those things you
    use to seal biggerwholes in the tyre