Bag-Dropper

Bag-Dropper

bæg-droʊpər

Noun

Bag-Dropper is a phrase used to describe a cyclist who carries a large amount of gear.

Example usage: My friend is a real Bag-Dropper, loaded down with a tent, sleeping bag, and supplies.

Most used in: Bikepacking circles, especially in more remote areas.

Most used by: Adventure cyclists who need to carry a lot of gear.

Popularity: 8 out of 10.

Comedy Value: 5 out of 10.

Also see: Drops, Descender, Downhiller, Gravity-Rider,

What is a Bag-Dropper?

Bag-Dropper is a term used to describe a type of cycling that involves carrying a bag or other items while riding a bike. The bag is typically suspended from the handlebars, frame, or rear rack of the bike. This type of cycling is popular among commuters, utility cyclists, and bike tourists due to its convenience and practicality.

Bag-Dropper cycling is becoming increasingly popular in urban areas. According to a recent survey, around 77% of cyclists in the United States use their bike to transport items at least once a week. The survey also found that the majority of cyclists who use their bike for transportation prefer to carry their items in a bag or backpack.

Bag-Dropper cycling is a great way to get around town. It is convenient, efficient, and can help reduce your environmental impact. It can also be a great way to get some exercise while getting to and from places.

Whether you are a commuter, a utility cyclist, or a bike tourist, Bag-Dropper cycling can be a great way to get around. With the right bag, you can easily carry your items while riding your bike.

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The Origins of the Cycling Term 'Bag-Dropper'

The term 'Bag-Dropper' was first used in the early 1990s in the United Kingdom. It was coined to describe a cyclist who was seen as being too casual, and who had no intention of competing in races or taking part in any other kind of cycling event.

The term was used to refer to the type of rider who would not carry any equipment, such as spare inner tubes, tools, or even a pump, with them on their rides. It was also used to describe someone who would not take part in any kind of structured cycling event, such as a race or an organized ride.

The term has since been adopted by other countries, including the United States, and is still in use today. It is often used to describe someone who is not serious about cycling and does not take part in any kind of structured event.

So, if you know someone who is a 'Bag-Dropper,' you know that they are not likely to be taking part in any kind of cycling event in the near future!

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