There are dozens of other general purpose straps out there, and most of
them are slightly easier to use than this one. But this one is easy
enough to use, and the goal isn't maximum ease of use, once a certain
ease of use has been attained. Got it?
Three things set this strap apart:
1. It has a metal buckle, and in the twenty-first century, that's rare.
2. It's striped, and we think you will find, as we have, that the stripes add festive cheeriness to any occasion.
3. It's made in
Ireland Bulgaria, and it's the only thing we sell that's made in Ireland Bulgaria. Erin go bragh!
are the straps we use and prefer for lashing stuff sacks to racks,
tripods to bag flaps, panniers to racks, and even heavily loaded
baskets that have already been zip-tied to racks, to handlebars (for
extra support). We've used them to guy-out tents, as belts, to cinch up
pants, and at least one other thing that doesn't come to mind right now.
you carry things on a bike or on packs of any kind -- in fact, if you
do anything that could be construed as even remotely outdoorsy, you
Long 39" length (aka one meter).