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Best cycling backpacks 2022 for a safe and stylish commute

Best cycling backpacks 2022 for a safe and stylish commute

The closest thing you’ll find to hands-free cycling. The Evening Standard’s journalism is supported by our readers. When you purchase through links on our site,…

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The closest thing you’ll find to hands-free cycling.

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hat’s worse: arriving at work with a soaking wet bag or having to leave your lunch at home because you can’t cram it into your backpack? The answer, of course, is "both of them are awful" and the best way to alleviate the above problems is to invest in a good quality cycling backpack.

By "good quality" we mean a few things: large enough to fit all of the essentials inside (see, lunch above), waterproof enough to keep your laptop happy and vibrant enough to pre-warn any tired drivers who may not be paying quite as much attention as they should be.

The best cycling backpacks allow you to simply throw your bag on your back and peddle away without a second thought. In order to do that, you’ll need a quick overview of all of the best cycling backpacks out there as well as some handy guidance as to exactly which one is best for your needs. Luckily, we’ve got all of the above sorted for you.

The most important feature for a cycling backpack? A sturdy fabric. Look for a thick, durable fabric with a waterproof (or at least, water-resistant) coating. As a rule of thumb, the higher the number next to the material, the more durable the fabric. Size isn’t everything but if you’re adding […]

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