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4.Crumpler Bumper Issue
[1400 cubic inches]

Crumpler is known for making flashy and burly bike messenger bags built to withstand road rash. The Bumper Issue applies the company’s durability standards to a hydration day pack. Made from a tough and water-resistant 600 D Cordura with a Ripstop lining, the Bumper Issue is heavier than most technical daypacks, but you won’t have to sprint back to the car during a rainstorm. And you can drag this bag through a rhodo thicket (we did) without having to worry about the fabric tearing. Bonus: All important openings and zippers are covered with protective flaps, so you don’t have to worry about losing your keys during a bushwhack. But don’t expect to carry lots of gear in the Bumper Issue. The narrow design and divided interior limit packable space.
$95; crumplerbags.com

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