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Up close with Canadian bike-bag maker Arkel

After two years of ski instructing and tree planting in Canada my visa runs out in November so I’ve got enough time for a blow-out bike trip. I bought a bike from Kona, and am carrying my stuff in a mix of bikepacking and cycle touring bags from Arkel. Both …

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Brooks debuts new commuter range

Brooks England has announced the release of the new Discovery Collection of cycle bags, designed for urban commuting. The brand claims that the range combines the “very best of modern technology with the timeless Brooks England aesthetic.” The Discovery Collection features two backpacks, the Sparkhill and Pitfield, the new Street …

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Vaude launches 3D-knit sports pack

This, the brand claims, is the first time that a 3D-knit construction has been used for the back of a rucksack. This technology that was utilised to construct the bag uses computer-controlled knitting machines that can produce even the most complicated types of mesh and patterns. The idea of a …

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Vaude puts sustainability first in new pack range

The Bracket backpack has an ergonomically constructed back panel, which offers enhanced pack stability and gives riders improved freedom of movement. A wide hip belt provides extra stability and also works as compression strap. All five models sport the Vaude Green Shape Label, which ensures that they are eco-friendly and …

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