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Motorcycle Backpack and Courier Bag Reviews


The Speedway & I Are Becoming Fast Friends Wearing a backpack while riding a motorcycle is a huge killjoy for me. It throws off balance, restricts movement and makes me sweat where normally I wouldn’t. I hate it and avoid it at all costs. That is until I met the Velomacchi Speedway. First Impressions When …

The Kriega R25 and R35 Motorcycle Backpacks The Kriega R25 and R35 make a convincing argument for wearing a backpack on a motorcycle. The design moves the weight from the shoulders and places it on the chest and back. Freedom of movement is also a benefit of Kriega’s design, as both backpacks allow movement of …

A High-Visibility Orange Backpack A low-frills, straight-ahead backpack in Hi-Visibility Orange with good water-resistant properties at a bargain-basement price! It’s hard to find motorcycle gear for $20 these days, except maybe for a pair of touring socks. So when my months-long search for a no-frills backpack in a high-visibility color finally turned up this one …

LEDwear LED Rucksack Cover Review Interesting backpack cover that easily fits over a motorcycle backpack to to greatly increase visibility. The LEDs can be cycled through three different high-visibility modes when desired. See Also: LEDwear Aurora LED Jacket Review Just as we were about to publish the article on the new LEDwear Aurora LED jacket, this …

The Road Sack High Visibility Motorcycle Backpack The Road Sack is a “right-sized” backpack with a unique shape and a (sort of) built-in back protector. The special fabric is designed to be highly visible during both day and night. Backpacks like the brutish and indestructibleChrome Messenger Bag (review), theRoadgear Commuter Max (review) and others are fine. …

Roadgear “Commuter Max” Motorcycle Backpack There are pros and cons to using a motorcycle backpack. But one thing’s for sure: if you need a backpack bigger than this Roadgear “Commuter Max” version, buy a trailer! The recent upswing in fuel prices has created somewhat of a boom in motorcycle commuting. There are also many new …

Mobile Edge Backpack Review Mobile Edge may not be a familiar name to motorcyclists. But they’ve been a popular manufacturer of laptop backpacks, laptop slip cases, briefcases, messenger bags and all sorts of other carrying devices. I first became aware of Mobile Edge products when I purchased a laptop sleeve for my brand new laptop …

The BikeSeen High-Visibility Visi-Bag Several different types of motorcycle backpacks are available from a variety of sources, but most of them seem too large for casual use. Hard-shell backpacks are also available, but surely carrying something with a hard case on your back would be a liability during an accident. I also try to avoid …