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Camelbak H.A.W.G Commute 30 Backpack

This excellent 30 litre capacity backpack is packed with features that make the daily ride to work a little bit simpler. It is well made and also backed by a lifetime guarantee.

There is plenty of space for bulkier loads in Camelbak’s backpack offering and it’s great to see simple, dedicated spaces for the usual commuter clobber of laptop, headphones and keys. Add in side pockets for easy access to your bike lock and very good weatherproofing and this becomes a great investment. 

The main compartment is large and the full-length tongue-like opening makes packing larger loads quick and easy.

The laptop sleeve is positioned where it should be, too, against your back, to help you comfortably carry what is most often the heaviest single item in the bag.

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The majority of the bag is made from a tough, water-resistant material, as are the zips. Carrying expensive electronics in the rain wasn't an issue. If that isn't enough, there is a water-resistant internal bag that can also hold a laptop easily though.

The shoulder straps that support the load are wide, well padded and easy to adjust, and the small chest strap is a quick way to help spread pressure. The two sides to the chest strap are also height adjustable.

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Overall, if you're looking for a well-made commuter backpack that is capable of carrying heavier and bulkier loads comfortably, the Commute 30 does so without fuss - this is a brilliant option for the daily ride to work.