Ultimate Free with Mounting Kit
Previously known as the Ultimate Six Free
The new ORTLIEB Ultimate Free is based on the proven Ultimate
Updated in 2023 with a new transparent windowed lid which offers 22 x 10 cm of stowage space, this is an ideal location for your smartphone, GPS device or a small map plus a new standard 64mm water bottle mounting point on either side of the bag allowing you to stow a water bottle within easy reach on your Ultimate Free.
As the name suggests the Free Line is Free of PVC with no compromise in performance. The look and feel of the entire FREE line remain the same despite the usage of the new material.
This handy-sized handlebar bag has room for your valuables and is well within the cyclist’s focus, featuring a lockable magnetic lid, shoulder strap, reflector, zippered inner pocket, and key hook plus now a transparent lid window for smartphone, GPS, or map.
PVC (polyvinyl chloride) is a functional and durable polymer. It has been used for many years for applications as diverse as blood donation bags and truck tarps.
However, PVC has been considered controversial with regard to ecological and health aspects, due to phthalates and other plasticizers added to make the material softer. These softeners accumulate in the environment and are suspected to cause cancer.
This bundle includes a mounting kit - simply select the mounting kit version you require from the menu above and choose if you want a locking or non-locking version.
The eBike version allows riders to mount their handlebar bag or basket without repositioning their display, the adapter block has a wider frame and allows mounting of the easy-to-use cable attachment and is compatible with the KLICK fix system by Rixen & Kaul.
Both versions are available with a locking mechanism allowing you to conveniently and securely attach your handlebar bag or basket for periods whilst the bike might be unattended for peace of mind.
- Made of PVC-free, PU-laminated polyester
- Lockable lid with magnetic flap
- Touchscreens may be operated through the transparent lid
- Removable shoulder strap
- Mounting provided for Safe-It size S-L, Ultimate Six Map-Case
- Integrated valuable pocket with zip and snap hook for keys
- Highly reflective 3M Scotchlite reflector on the front of the bag
- Includes 64mm bottle cage adapter Ultimate Six Bottle Cag Mount
- Sustainably made in Germany
This bundle consists of two products which are available separately.
Spares and Accessories
ModelUltimate Free with Mounting Kit
FormerlyUltimate Six Free
ORTLIEB rebranded a number of their products for 2024, the Ultimate Free with Mounting Kit was previously called the Ultimate Six Free.
We expect the outer packaging for such products will continue to show the previous product name for some time into 2024 as ORTLIEB use up their stocks of pre-existing packaging, so if you order a Ultimate Free with Mounting Kit and you receive a boxed or bagged product from us branded as Ultimate Six Free then don't worry about it - you have recieived the product you ordered. For further information, we have a dedicated page highlighting the changes across the ORTLIEB product portfolio for 2024 onwards.Year2024MSRPfrom £111.50PVC-free?YesIP RatingIP54
IP Ratings Explanation
IP Ratings or Ingress Protection Ratings is an internationally recognised means of rating products of various types in terms of their capacity to prevent dust or liquids from engrossing into them or through them, pretty much all of ORTLIEB’s products bare an IP rating.
The tl;dr as possible explanation is as follows;
The first digit represents the products resistance to dust with ratings ratings above 4 being resistant to anything larger than 1mm and ratings of 5 and 6 being pretty much impenetrable.
The second digit represents the products resistance to liquids, this rating is slightly more complicated than first as aspects such as the pressure of the water being sprayed onto the product and the angle matter.
A rating of 3 means the product can handle sprays of water hitting it within 60 degrees from vertical (basically, this isn’t a problem unless you plan on riding through a typhoon or on a normal summers day here in the Lake District), ratings 4 and above can handle water hitting it from any direction.
Products which bare a rating of 7 (such as some of the BikePacking and Attack products) are the Andy McNab’s of the scale as they’ll handle high pressure water jets from any direction and submersion up to 1 meter in depth.
It’s worth noting that to achieve these ratings, products must be property closed and in some cases with bags which feature roll closures a number of roles are required - each product such have a PDF data sheet available which may detail ORTLIEB’s requirements to achieve the IP rating they’ve been awarded.ClosureMagnetic LidFabricsPS60, PD62Volume6.5 litresWeight570 gHeight18 cmWidth24 cmDepth13 cm
What's in the box?
CO2 Footprint: 6.64 kgLeave your car at home and cycle 69.9 km to compensate for this Ultimate Free with Mounting Kit
- 1 x Ultimate Six Free
- 1 x Shoulder Strap
- 1 x User Manual
This calculation is based on the EU target of 95 g CO₂/km for all new vehicles as from 2020.