Bagaboo make awesome riding packs and we love the simple, rugged, stable Rancid: clever thinking and inspired design.
The long vertical zip opens the heavy duty Cordura bag from top to bottom, allowing easy access to all strata of the contents – very useful for ferreting out the little stuff without unpacking the entire bag.
It’s just a shell with no lining or padding – the main compartment has an internal zip pocket and an outer zip pocket, and there are twin mesh side pouches. There’s a slice of reflective taping for safety and a light clip.
The fixtures are big burly plastic items and the whole thing has an air of permanency. Laptop sleeves are sold separately.
This article was originally published in Cycling Plus magazine, available on Apple Newsstand and Zinio.