Review of Patagonia’s Sling Bag. Messenger style shoulder bag with stability of a backpack.
The Patagonia Sling shoulder bag is a great bag for people on the go, providing the support of a backpack with a hands-free convenience of a messenger bag. It’s small and convenient and the load of the pack is distributed right behind your shoulders preserving arm and torso mobility. To access the contents of the bag simply spin the single shoulder strap around around. Very convenient!
This bag is suited for men or women. For women who don’t like purses but want the convenience of one, this one is a good choice. If you’re riding your bike or walking around town taking care of a few errands, you don’t have to deal with a full on backpack. The 9L (549 cu. in.) size means you can easily accommodate most of what you need in this sling shoulder bag. Continue reading →
Many of our fans ask us why would you want to wear a messenger bag, when you can wear a backpack? Many are concerned that these bags are bad for your back. After all, isn’t it uncomfortable to have all the weight on one shoulder?
The primary purpose of messenger bags is to have quick and easy access to your gear. While a backpack can be more comfortable, particularly for heavier loads and when walking or biking longer distances, the ability to take things out quickly is limited. Hence this is where the messenger bag excels, and what it is primarily designed for. Continue reading →
The Green Guru Backpack Review: Durable, Practical and Comfortable
We received from our friends at Green Guru Gear their popular large backpack to review. Not only this, but also a little six-pack drink cooler that snaps on the handlebars! Stay tuned for that review shortly in an upcoming post.
This large backpack is not only a very cool design, it is also rather comfortable and practical. Though not sure what to expect comfort-wise when I opened the package, I was very impressed and surprised to find how incredibly comfortable the bag is to wear. Continue reading →
The messenger-inspired style of this rope bag by KAVU is both practical and stylish. The KAVU Rope Bag is by far the most popular bag in the KAVU line. This bag is popular with people of all ages, everyone, your daughter, niece, mom and grandmother will love the design and practicality this Rope Bag! Adjustable shoulder strap, two vertical zip compartments, two zip/key pockets, padded back with KAVU embroidery and ergonomic design conform comfortably to your body. I like carrying this bag around and get lots of compliments on the design and attention to detail in the stitching.
Have you ever been stuck in a downpour somewhere with a pack or messenger bag that contains your laptop, tablet/iPad, cell phone, or other electronic device only to get home and realize it has been damaged by moisture? You need something reliable to protect your items. Consider the Chrome Cardiel : ORP Pack. If you’ve been fortunate enough to avoid this situation, you can prevent it from ever becoming an issue by using this great bag from Chrome.
Chrome is at it again. They have managed to water- and -weather proof a daypack and make it lightweight at the same time. This bag is so amazing that it withstands moisture short of total immersion in water. Continue reading →