Join Date: Nov 2014
Location: Eugene, Oregon, USA
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I rarely carry clothing with me other than overnight trips. So the clothes aren't a primary concern. I do occasionally carry shoes. So, shoe pockets? Again, not the primary use of the pack (errands and carrying misc stuff plus bike tools).
Padding is nice for the back. Maybe some kind of rigid structure. There is nothing worse than something that jabs the middle of the back from the pack. But, I also don't want to pay a singifant weight penalty, and realize backs are different as well as how one sits on the bike.
I normally don't use the strap between shoulder straps, but I recently injured my shoulder and found those to be comfortable.
WATERPROOF for Oregon. Or, perhaps at least a few waterproof pockets.
Reflective tape or a reflective triangle on the back would be very nice. Also perhaps consider a good place to clip a light.