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Old 04-27-12, 05:05 PM   #1
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Been looking for a while for a good commuting backpack. Most of the ones I've come across I don't like, or plain ugly. This has what I like, good pockets, bottle/ulock holders on both sides, mesh straps, black, military grade. It's pretty large too, which I like.

Hefty price tag though, $250.
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Old 04-27-12, 05:11 PM   #2
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Been looking for a while for a good commuting backpack. Most of the ones I've come across I don't like, or plain ugly. This has what I like, good pockets, bottle/ulock holders on both sides, mesh straps, black, military grade. It's pretty large too, which I like.

Hefty price tag though, $250.
Looks pretty, would rather go with anything other than a backpack tho... Sweaty backs suck.
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Old 04-27-12, 05:20 PM   #3
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I don't want panniers, at least for this bike. Messenger one straps suck, imo.
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Old 04-27-12, 05:34 PM   #4
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dat chromatic aberration.
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If that's the only bag you have come across that you like why wouldn't you buy it?
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Even though he's been looking for "a while," he's wondering if anyone is familiar with bags of something similar (and preferably a lower price) before making the purchase. If he doesn't discover a contender within 5 days, he'll make the purchase.
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Old 04-27-12, 06:44 PM   #7
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For that price, but from a company like Mission Workshop. You'll want a warranty/professional customer support if something brakes.
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I think if you want to sell your bags, you should buy a membership.
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$250 for a backpack!!! not even a serious backwoods treking backpack!!! get bent!!
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I think if you want to sell your bags, you should buy a membership.
I don't think he/she is a shill.
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Been looking for a while for a good commuting backpack. Most of the ones I've come across I don't like, or plain ugly. This has what I like, good pockets, bottle/ulock holders on both sides, mesh straps, black, military grade. It's pretty large too, which I like.

Hefty price tag though, $250.
I second the other guy that said, "If that's the only bag you have come across that you like why wouldn't you buy it?"
Looks like a nice bag- handmade in DTLA and I'm sure they would support any problems.

Since you've looked for awhile, I won't name the usual ones.

ILE (InsideLine Equipment) might be one you missed, they are good.
T-Level is great, they have a mesh floating backrest so air vents between your back and the bag.
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I second the other guy that said, "If that's the only bag you have come across that you like why wouldn't you buy it?"
Looks like a nice bag- handmade in DTLA and I'm sure they would support any problems.

Since you've looked for awhile, I won't name the usual ones.

ILE (InsideLine Equipment) might be one you missed, they are good.
T-Level is great, they have a mesh floating backrest so air vents between your back and the bag.
Off topic, but did you get your bike back? how'd that turn out?
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Not yet, they haven't had time to get it to the shop. I posted in the regional forum northeast. Thanks!
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Not yet, they haven't had time to get it to the shop. I posted in the regional forum northeast. Thanks!
Ah, alright. I was just curious. Good luck.
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thanks for the pm, I would have never known!
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That's a pretty hefty price tag, but hey if you can afford it and really like it. I'm just jealous cause it's over half the price of my bike itself.
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I went with the T-Level Challenger 32L. Sorta wish I would have boughten the 1point61 bag, but all is well. Next time.
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Nice! You will love the T-Level. It's really well designed for bikers.
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