Frame bags are on the verge going mainstream. But currently, they’re in that fringe, garage-band stage where everyone out there who’s a believer is just waiting for history to prove them right. Waiting for the moment when they can say “I used to run a frame bag back before it was cool.” In the meantime, though, we have vanishingly few fashionable options for carrying much more than a spare tube on our bikes. There are a growing number of in-frame tool gadgets, but most are pretty limiting. There is a specific tool, constricted space and often inconvenient access. We need something in-between the humble Velcro tube strap and the freak-flag frame bag. We need the Blackburn Switch Wrap.

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