This is perfect exactly what I hoped for. I do a combination of getting the train and running as part of my commute and this is perfect. High quality backpack as you would expect but importantly it’s comfortable to run with.
I have been runcommuting for 3 years and this is my favorite bag so far. My last 2 other bags broke so fast but this one is durable. It is very lightweight and easy to carry. You can put your clothes, your lunch and some running gear in it if you need a raincoat for example. I usually don't care about how my run commuting bags look like but this one is really cute and compact. I used to attach another bag with my computer in it to my backpack when I needed to bring it home after work but this one is big enough to fit in the bag and there is no risk to break it. No shaffing also and I run 15 to 18 kilometres 5 times a week to go and back from work.
Got to try mine out a few times before the lockdowns!
it's the ideal size - great to carry all the essential work kit - one 12 inch laptop, shirt, trousers, small towel, shower gel, phone, and various laptop/phone chargers. I've downsized a lot of my regular kit, such as using a GaN PD usb C charger, and limiting cables, and it's just perfect for the job.
I thought the laptop might bump around, but the bag supports it well, close to the back, held in place well by the clothes. It wouldn't work well if the bag was empty though, so be aware if you're just planning to carry a laptop without anything else. The elastic strap on the back was good for carrying a light jacket, I've not trusted it yet with carrying shoes on a longer run.
The bag coped well on 13 mile commutes to work, found that I did get some rubbing on my back at first, but there's plenty of adjustment and it was fine once adjusted. It's tempting to carry too much weight - I've pushed it over 5kg, think a laptop, plus clothes and kit, which started to get a little uncomfortable after 10 miles. Careful selection of kit to limit it to 4kg worked better for me. Clothes still looked fairly fresh after being in the bag overnight too (any wrinkles dropped out in the steam from the shower).
Minor irritations - the orange elastic strap has frayed at the end, and looks a little messy. It's a little tricky to get the laptop out of the bag discretely, such as when sitting on a busy train - as you kinda need to open it completely.
Nice things - The front pockets were ideal sized for two phones, a torch, gloves, with a jacket on the back - so good for winter commuting. It coped with light rain brilliantly without a need for a cover. And there are a few helpful straps/mounting points to attach lights if required in the winter.
It's a great bag. Run commuting is the best way to start the day.
I have tried many bags but no one as good as this bag. I Will also give the suport group a star as they answered all my questions fast and kindly.
I purchased the 18L size in white and am really happy with it. The design is functional and modern (pockets included inside fit my laptop, kindle, and notebook). The customers’ comfort was also obviously a top priority in the design of this bag. Even when I carry my laptop, the bag feels incredibly light.
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