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Awesome Backpacks

SSCY Tack Sling Bag

SSCY Tack Sling Bag
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A rugged backpack that doubles as a tote bag. The Tack Sling has two main roll-top compartments, and you can use the compressible space between them to carry large or oddly-shaped objects. Made of water-resistant duck cotton canvas.

Timbuk2 Alcatraz Custom Backpack

Timbuk2 Alcatraz Custom Backpack
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Unlike most backpacks, Timbuk2 lets you customize your pack with numerous styles of nylon, water resistant, canvas, wool or specialty textiles. The Alcatraz is modern and versatile, with plentiful storage and compartments for up to a 17″ MacBook Pro and an iPad.

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Outlier x Boreas Ultrahigh Duffle

Outlier x Boreas Ultrahigh Duffle
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Outlier’s update to its lightweight rolltop duffle bag comes with an all-black edition of Boreas’ Hopper daypack, which fits inside the duffle bag but can also be taken on its own. You also get Boreas’ Super-Tramp backpack straps, which can be used with either bag.

Ventra Gear Mainframe

Ventra Gear Mainframe

The Mainframe is a lightweight accessory that adds a breathable mesh lining and some space between your backpack and your back to minimize sweat and discomfort. Available soon in three sizes for $75 (USD). More here.

REI 24 Pack Backpack Cooler

REI 24 Pack Backpack Cooler
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From REI’s new casual camping collection evrgrn. The 24 Pack Backpack Cooler can carry up to 24 12oz. cans. Its insulated inner bag is removable for easy cleaning. It also has a large external pocket and a small inner pocket. Available in blue or gray.

Rever Urban Drawstring Bag

Rever Urban Drawstring Bag

A stylish, minimal backpack for those days when you don’t want to lug around 20 pounds of gear everywhere you go. The Rever is made from water-repellant canvas with leather trim, and has two carabiner loops for hooking on small accessories.

Alchemy Carry-on

Alchemy Carry-on
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Alchemy’s AEL008 carry-on can be used as a shoulder bag, duffle bag or backpack. It has water-resistant zippers, easy-access A4 and document pockets and a separate 15″ laptop compartment with an eject mechanism.

HEX x Roark Revival Bags

HEX x Roark Revival Bags
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HEX teamed up with Roark Revival to create a series of stylishly rugged bags for outdoor adventures. The Mule backpack and Smuggler duffel provides space for long journeys, while the Runner pack is great around town. Made from water resistant PV-coated cotton.

iBackPack

iBackPack

A bag and gadget cache in one. The basic model has a 10,000mAh battery, 4 USB ports, a retractable power cord, Bluetooth speaker and an anti-theft alarm (via an app). Optional features include a Wi-Fi hotspot and GPS tracking.

Rareform

Rareform

Rareform makes surfboard bags, backpacks and other bags and accessories out of discarded billboard vinyls. The vinyls are inspected and cleaned before being cut. The upcycled material ensures each Rareform product is unique.

BankNote Backpack

BankNote Backpack

The BankNote backpack is made of water-resistant canvas with leather accents outside and cork fabric inside. It also has a padded laptop compartment. Available in four colors with white or black strap.

The MULE

The MULE

The MULE is a cart for humans. Inventor Melvin McCoy claims it lets you haul up to twice your carrying capacity. Melvin is currently attempting to walk 500 miles  – from Tennessee to Washington DC  – pulling a loaded MULE.

Two Bit Klettersack

Two Bit Klettersack

Ogden Made’s new backpack has plentiful space for outdoor adventures, with a padded sleeve for a 15″ laptop, a top exterior pocket, and tension-lock side straps for securing long items. The optional Monte module carries camera gear too.

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Battenwear Wet-Dry Bag

Battenwear Wet-Dry Bag
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A great beach bag. The Wet-Dry Bag is a nylon bag with an outer net compartment to separate and air dry towels and other wet items. You can carry it as a tote bag or as a backpack. Available in black, blue or red.

FAST Pack Lightspeed Backpack

FAST Pack Lightspeed Backpack
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Built from MIL-SPEC fabric and hardware, Triple Aught Design’s 22-liter backpack is incredibly versatile, with anchor points inside and outside, and PALS webbing. Control loose items inside with the optional Control Panel 1.

Sovrn Republic Drifter Pack

Sovrn Republic Drifter Pack
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The Drifter is the perfect pack for short trips. It converts between backpack and duffel and its 30L capacity is great for carrying a weekend’s worth of clothes, gadgets, and accessories. Made from canvas and bicast leather. (Thanks Russell!)

FTC X Head Porter Backpack

FTC X Head Porter Backpack
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For the high rolling hiker. Head Porter collaborated with shoemaker foot the coacher to release this milspec backpack made mainly of satin and leather. It has five outer compartments and a laptop compartment. Dat leather PALS grid.

Disney x Vans

Disney x Vans

Vans teamed up with Disney for one of its Fall 2015 releases. The collection consists of shirts, backpacks, shoes, socks and hats featuring Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Winnie the Pooh. Drops 6/15.

Deal: Mario Reversible Backpack

Deal: Mario Reversible Backpack

Our friends over at 80sTees sold out of their awesome reversible Super Mario backpack, and need to get 100 orders to make another batch. That’s where you come in. Pre-order now, and get 25% off with discount code “technabob“.

Freitag F512 Voyager

Freitag F512 Voyager

Freitag’s 33L carry-on has a wide-mouthed compartment that’s cleverly concealed by its buckle. Like other Freitag products, it’s made from used truck tarps, bicycle inner tubes and seatbelt straps, making each Voyager unique.

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Outlier Ultrahigh Backpack

Outlier Ultrahigh Backpack
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Outlier’s new backpack is mostly made of a fabric stronger than steel yet so light it floats on water. The fabric prevents the bag from being deformed and unbalanced by its contents, while the rear outer panel conforms to your back.

booq Cobra Squeeze Backpack

booq Cobra Squeeze Backpack

Sporting a curvy shell made from water-repelling fabric, the Cobra Squeeze can hold 15″ laptops, and has nooks for all your gadgets and everyday carries. We especially love the terraced pockets inside which provide easy access to everything.

PX Invisible Backpack

PX Invisible Backpack

The Invisible Backpack has a low-profile design and discreet pockets, which include a 15″ laptop compartment, a shoe compartment and easy access side pockets. It’s made of water-resistant nylon and has rubberized or reversed zippers.

Topo Mountain Pack

Topo Mountain Pack
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Despite its hiker-friendly design, the Mountain Pack is small and light enough to be used for just about any purpose. Its made of Cordura nylon and has waterproof zippers, daisy chain webbing, laptop sleeve and a removable waist strap.

Black Ember Bags

Black Ember Bags

Black Ember is now accepting pre-orders for its Kickstarter-funded modular backpacks. The bags have magnetic couplings, loops and zippers for attaching accessories such as pouches, hard cases and laptop sleeves.

SUB Crossover Backpack

SUB Crossover Backpack

The Sports Utility Bag (or SUB) is one bag to rule them all – combining an everyday backpack with a gym bag, with segregated, easy-access spaces for clothes, shoes, a laptop, gadgets, water bottle, pens, keys, and other items.

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