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Portage Strap

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  • For those who prefer to shoulder their bicycle, this unique design provides a sleek and sophisticated solution.

    Vegetable-tanned and weatherproof-finished leather wraps are sewn around the top bar and seat tube of your bicycle, creating a padded and comfortable shouldering area.

    Whether you’re running up the stairs at the metro or walking through the office, the sturdy leather lets you portage your bicycle with ease.

    The Portage Strap comes as a kit with pre-punched stitching holes and a complete sewing kit to fit bicycle frame tubing of 1 1/8" diameter (approximately 2.86 cm).

    Available in honey, dark brown, or black to compliment the Brooks saddle colors and your other Walnut Studiolo accessories, the Portage Strap is the perfect combination of beauty and function.

    Hand-made and hand-finished leather comes with choice of white, tan, dark brown, or black waxed thread, strong double-sided tape, and stitch kit with needle, thread, and instructions. 

  • INSTALLATION: See an installation video on our YouTube channel: 

    See a picture installation guide on our Snapguide feedCheck out How to Install the Sew-On Bicycle Portage Strap by Walnut Studiolo on Snapguide.

    SPARE PARTSReplacement stitch kits, double-sided tape, and leather care dressing available in our Parts section. 

    LEATHER: Your Walnut Studiolo product uses natural, vegetable-tanned leather and will not look exactly as pictured here. Real, natural leather carries is a natural material, so every hide has unique characteristics that individually personalize each product. Just as no two fingerprints are alike, each piece of leather is distinctive in its color, grain, and markings, which may include scars, mars, or blemishes that are a natural part of the cow's life and a sign of the high quality of the leather we use.

    COLORS: Natural, Honey, Dark Brown, or Black

    MATERIALS: Vegetable-tanned leather

    DIMENSIONS: Appx 13" long by 3 3/4" wide. Fits road frames with 1 1/8" diameter tubing. The strap on the down tube is 3.5" long and on the top tube is 4.5". Please measure your bike to make sure there is enough room between cable braze-ons, if any, for the 4.5" strap on the top tube.

    MONOGRAMMING: Yes! This item can be monogrammed with up to 3 characters. Monogramming can add up to 2 weeks to the turnaround time. Monogram font only available as shown in the last picture to the left, in 1/2" size. We do not have numbers or special characters in our fontset like "&" although we can make a "*" or "+" or "." 

    PHOTOGRAPHY: To see more images of customers with Walnut Studiolo gear, follow us on Instagram with hashtag #walnutstudiolo. Photography credit to Anthony Kerrigan, Austin Goodman, and


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    "I just put my portage strap on and LOVE it! You guys do a really good job with your package contents...the threaded needle, all ready to go, couldn't have been easier. Plus, it was fun to do. :)

    Great job!!" -MELISA M.

    "Great piece! My shoulder thanks you!"-ALEX B.

    "I love my new Portage Strap! It looks great with my Brooks saddle and makes it much more comfortable to carry my bike up stairs. It was fun and easy to sew on to the frame as well!" -ALEX Q.

    "Super! Excellent detailing, made my bike that bit more special. Thanks!" -CHRISTOPHER H.


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