Comparison of the Evergoods CPL (Civic Panel Loader) 24 V2 and the CHZ (Civic Half Zip) which are two of the best minimal everyday carry bags that are currently available. Although both bags are solid options, if you can only pick one it can be a tough choice. In this video we will be taking a look at some of the similarities and differences and offering some takeaways that will hopefully help you pick the one that will be best for you.
Review of the Bellroy Transit Workpack which is a compact and stylish 20L bag that has a useful organizational layout, great protection for your tech and can hold a surprising amount of stuff. Although there are a few areas I would like to see improved, this has quickly become one of my favorite work and edc bags!
Review of the Filson Dryden Backpack which is a durable and versatile bag that offers plenty of comfort and space for EDC and minimal travel. I did, however, find the price a little expensive for the features offered and the fact it is not made in the US.
Review of the Troubadour Explorer Apex Backpack and Caboodle Tech Case which a set of stylish work and everyday essentials that offer a solid build quality, simple organizational options, and a nice amount of space.
Review of the Timbuk2 Authority Laptop Backpack Deluxe which is an updated version of the original Authority Pack and has an improved harness system while maintaining the same slick look and useful organizational layout.
In this video we will be taking an in-depth look at the Knack Series 2 Medium Expandable Knack Pack. After my original unboxing video I have had a chance to test this out for about a month and I will be walking through what it feels like to pack the bag out and how it holds up in real-world usage.
Review of the Tom Bihn Shadow Guide Pack 23 which is a versatile 23L edc and hiking backpack that offers a great build quality, comfortable harness system, and a simple layout that can hold a ton of stuff. If you like ultimate flexibility to organize with pouches and packing cubes this will be a solid option to check out!
Review of the Osprey Apogee Daypack which is an impressive 28L all-purpose bag that offers tons of comfort, plenty of space, and a surprisingly light weight. If you are looking for a bag that you can take anywhere and that will come in at a pretty reasonable price this will be a great one to take a look at!
Review of the Tortuga Outbreaker Laptop Backpack which is a great edc and minimal travel backpack that has a very comfortable harness system, a solid build quality, an impressive amount of space and a useful organizational layout. Tortuga is well-known for making great travel bags, but if you are looking for a versatile bag this will be an awesome one to check out!
Review of the Tom Bihn Synik 30 which is a versatile travel pack that offers a great build quality, plenty of space, a comfortable harness system, and an incredibly useful pocket layout that keeps everything easy to find. If you are looking for a solid and carry-on friendly travel bag this will be a good one to check out.
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