DO YOU USE ANY CYCLING BAGS?

USE ANY CYCLING BAGS

I keep reading how important water is, and I’m realizing if I’m going to be out there for 2 hours I should probably bring more than one water bottle. And I had all my tools and stuff in the bag on the frame, but there’s not a lot of room in that for extras. – […]

WHAT IS THE BEST 40 – 45L TRAVEL BAG?

40 - 45L TRAVEL BAG

“What is the best 40 – 45l travel bag that can be a carry-on for planes in your opinion? The one I’ve heard most frequent is the Osprey Farpoint 40.“ BrassBells My favorite: REI Recycled Ruckpack 40. Why? Less than 3 lbs empty, has good hip belt and straps that stow away, is an empty […]

WHAT HAPPENS IF YOUR BACKPACK IS TOO HEAVY?

BACKPACK

What happens if your backpack is too heavy? Neck and upper back If you lean forward and extend your neck because your bag is so heavy, your neck and shoulders can get sore and it is hard on your muscles and ligaments. Shoulders  A heavy backpack puts pressure on shoulder joints, muscles tighten and your […]

DON’T MISS THE BEST LAPTOP BACKPACK FOR ACTIVE PERSON

LAPTOP BACKPACK

Best laptop backpack for tech organization: Timbuk2 Authority Laptop Backpack Deluxe Who it’s for: This is a great bag that has a lot of space if you intend to carry around a ton of tech and your main concern is keeping it all organized and safe. Plus, its looks suit an office setting well. Dimensions: […]

WHAT MAKES A GOOD QUALITY BACKPACK?

A GOOD QUALITY BACKPACK

“What makes a good quality backpack? I needed a new backpack and was browsing through the threads looking for recommendations but I didn’t necessarily understand the buyitforlife recs. See, the first thing I look for in a backpack is back support and while many popular brands (jansport) boast about how thick their straps are, their […]

DO PEOPLE USE BACKPACKS AT COLLEGE?

USE BACKPACKS AT COLLEGE

“I feel so ridiculous asking this but I’ve only been in college for a year and it was all online, and I don’t want to show up to in-person classes with a backpack and look dumb. Do a lot of students use backpacks, or do people just use messenger bags or something?“ Danny0306 Yeah of […]

OPINION ABOUT ADULT WOMEN CARRYING BACKPACKS INSTEAD OF PURSES IN A PROFESSIONAL SETTING

ADULT WOMEN CARRYING BACKPACKS

It should be socially acceptable in professional settings for adult females to carry around a backpack in lieu of a purse. They are uncomfortable to carry around and generally hold way less stuff. They are inferior accessories when it comes to storage. Let fancy people carry backpacks instead and be regarded the same. User Paindonthurt74 […]

GORUCK 26L GR1 REVIEW

GORUCK 26L GR1 REVIEW

User 1 My hope is that this review is helpful for those in a similar situation to me. At 5’10”, I’m right on the edge of being able to comfortably wear the 26l GR1. However, after owning both, I can safely say that the 21l is a better fit. For my torso length, it sits […]

HOW USEFUL DO YOU FIND STRAP POCKETS AND BACK POCKETS ON BACKPACKS?

BACK POCKETS ON BACKPACKS

I’ve been searching for good backpacks to use for college and general travel, and I found out about some bags with these. If anyone has bags with them, how useful do you find it? Are having these in your bag important to you? What do you usually use the back pocket for? How easy is […]

WHAT YOUR BACKPACK SAYS ABOUT YOU? (SCAV EDITION)

WHAT YOUR BACKPACK

1. Tactical Sling Bag / T-bag (3×2) You pose zero threat to anyone in your vicinity. Every other player scavs who sees you pity on the size of your backpack. You are the pebble on the road that nobody would care about. The amount of loot you would have is abysmal. 2. VKBO Army Bag […]