Gondola Dropper Post Saddlebag

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
(1 customer review)


Huck, send, drift. Don’t let your bikepacking gear hold you back. Gondola is a lightweight saddlebag with full dropper post compatibility. Please see the Fabric page for color and material descriptions.

SKU: GON02V Categories: ,


Gondola is the first-ever bikepacking saddlebag designed and sold for dropper post compatibility. Its strategic use of plastic support, four attachment points to your saddle, and contoured panels allows for a secure anchor without the use of a seat post strap. Leave your dropper on your bike and let the Gondola go up and down the mountain with you.

Design Advantage: A major design advantage that sets the Gondola apart is the rail tab located on the spine of the bag. This design eliminates the need to use metal brackets or straps positioned over the shaft of your dropper post and results in a lightweight bag giving you full range of your dropper travel. The rail tab pulls the spine upwards and creates sustained separation between the bag and dropper shaft. A second set of webbing is positioned higher up on the rail and pulls the body of the bag up against the seat, away from the rear tire. The spine is also re-inforced with a plastic stay for rigidity.

  • Race-ready weight
  • Maintains full range of your dropper travel
  • Does not require additional clamps or brackets
  • Large version fits a full 4 liter sea-to-summit dry bag for a waterproof solution

Build Materials

  • X-Pac™ VX42 Bottom panel
  • Tough rubber spine and side lifting panels
  • HDPE plastic insert at spine, side panels, and base (removable).

Volume and Weight:

  • Large: 5 L max – 8.0 oz (226 g)
  • Small: 4 L max – 7.5 oz (212 g)

* weight is listed without the removable plastic base

Tire Clearance: Check the clearance between the tire and the seat at its lowest position to ensure your rear tire won’t rub the bag. Please account for movement from the rear suspension.





Additional information


Large 5" depth: 8.0 oz (226 g) 
Small 4" depth: 7.5 oz (212 g) 


Large 5" depth: 5 L max
Small 4" depth: 4 L max

Required Tire Clearance

5-6" for the large size, 4-5" for the small size

Required Exposed Seat Post


Body Fabric

1000d Cordura DigiCam, 1000d Cordura Woodland Camo, 2.92 Cuben Fiber – Black +$40, 2.92 Cuben Fiber – White +$40, 500d Cordura Desert Tan, 500d Cordura DigiCam, 500d Cordura Duke Blue, 500d Cordura Everglade, 500d Cordura Navy Blue, 500d Cordura Purple, 500d Cordura Red, 500d Cordura Turtle Green, LiteSkin 21 Charcoal Black, LiteSkin 42 Heather Grey, VX21 Bahama Blue, VX21 Black, VX21 Navy Blue, VX21 Purple, VX21 Red, VX21 Stone Grey, VX21 Teal, VX21 Yellow, VX21-RS Black, VX21-RS Cobalt Blue, VX21-RS Frost Teal, VX25 Blaze Orange – UV optimized, VX42 White, X33 Army MultiCam, X42HS Olive, X50 Black MultiCam, X50 Tropic MultiCam

1 review for Gondola Dropper Post Saddlebag

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    jonathan hicks (verified owner)

    Used this in recent bike packing race and it was better than expected. I had tried a couple other seat bags that were supposed to be dropper compatible, but this bag actually let me use 98% of my dropper fully packed. Its super light weight and the connection system was flawless. Highly recommend if you are looking to get full use of that dropper and need a quality bag at a great price.

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