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  • n. Plural form of pannier.


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  • They left Ilfracombe, April 27,1813, and spending a day or two at Linton, went on by Minehead to Taunton, posting for the most part, except where, from the steepness of the hills, their luggage was put in panniers, and they climbed on foot.

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  • These "panniers," as they were called (yes, I know, the bicyclists have co-opted them), were often wider than the length of the woman's arm.

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  • The suspension was fitted under the two large "panniers" either side of the hull - the track running over the top.

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  • They fitted her into one of the old-style corsets and two modest panniers.

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  • Your choices for hauling things on bikes range from baskets and panniers to getting a specialized cargo bike to using a bicycle trailer.


  • I'm even considering putting some road tires and panniers on it, buying a true touring trailer, throwing a couple pack rods and a float tube in it and going on a cross-state fishing trip.

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  • The route took two days and was an integral part of the experience: a series of trains, ferries and a touring bicycle carrying panniers stuffed with notebooks, clothes and tins of beans.

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  • But nothing quite compares with the feeling of free wheeling through the vines, approaching the top of a steep undulating hill after a difficult climb or pulling up at the approach to a hill fort to admire a beautiful view, unpacking the panniers and enjoying an impromptu picnic.

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  • Woe to he who dares to shift even an inch these groaning panniers of tax-free contraband.

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  • One of Mr. Ascari's favorite finds is his canvas Linus Bike panniers, which have a minimalist look.

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  • Popular style of wire-underskirt worn in the 18th century. "Baskets" spreading out skirt on either side of the hips.

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