Review of the Goruck Heritage GR1 (21) which brings a timeless waxed canvas aesthetic to an EDC legend. The Heritage GR1 includes the minimalist clamshell layout and laptop protection of previous GR1s along with their newer top quick access pocket. If you are a fan of Goruck’s bags, this one is definitely worth checking out!
Review of the Timbuk2 Alcatraz Backpack which offers a surprising amount of space, solid laptop protection, a comfortable harness and the ability to customize the appearance and materials to match your style.
Review of the Troubadour Bivy Tote Backpack which is a well built and stylish tote and backpack hybrid that offers a simple layout and a surprising amount of space.
Review of the Heimplanet Transit 24L Daypack which is a minimal everyday carry backpack that offers a subdued aesthetic, solid build quality, and plenty of space for your tech and essentials.
Review of the Fjällräven Ulvö 30 which is a versatile edc backpack that offers a solid build quality, plenty of space, a comfortable carry and a simple organizational layout. If you are looking for an Evergoods CHZ alternative that offers additional breathability this will be a great option to consider.
Review of the Db Journey Varldsvan 17L Backpack which is a sleek edc and school backpack that offers a simple layout and a surprising amount of space.
Review of The 2022 Patagonia Refugio Daypack which is now available in a 26L and 30L size. There are some differences in features between the two bags and design updates from the previous generation of the Refugio that I am unsure about, but overall the bags still offer a solid build quality and plenty of space.
Review of the Arcido Akra 35L travel pack which is a carry-on friendly backpack with a minimalist aesthetic, plenty of space and a comfortable harness system.
Review of The Patagonia 25L Black Hole Pack which is a durable all-purpose bag that offers solid weather resistance, useful pocketing, and a surprising amount of space.
Review of the North Face Jester backpack which is a more budget friendly everyday bag that provides plenty of space, a suspended laptop sleeve and a very comfortable harness system. If you are looking for something solid under $100 this will be tough to beat.
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