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Rickshaw VELO Backpack

Review: Rickshaw Velo Backpack

“Made right here in San Francisco, The medium Velo edition backpack is an exercise in minimalist design — sleek, simple, lightweight, black. My goal was to address the essential functionality of the everyday, all-purpose carry-all — nothing less, nothing more. I wanted a casual, yet stylish, alternative to the old-school book bag and the over-built wilderness pack — while still working with technical fabrics rather than…

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Want: Chrome X Blue Lug Victor

Chrome’s latest limited launch is a collaboration Chrome X Blue Lug with Blue Lug Bike Shop in Tokyo is my favorite one so far. The hints of blue and mirror’d tagline hidden on the back or bottom of the bag is clutch.; the Victor is my personal favorite. Chrome

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Safety to Another Level: Chrome Reflective Camo Bags

Being seen at night is a big concern for most cyclist (yet reflectors are the first thing that come off new bikes.) Chrome is launching a limited run of Reflective Camo Bags that are made in the USA. What looks normal in the day, lights up when a car light shines on the fabric to make it easier to spot. Limited run, available at select…

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Banjo Brothers Frame Bag

Review: Banjo Brothers Frame Bag

Above is a great example of what I normally carried in the frame bag. A random piece of fruit or a small, light-weight, rain jacket are missing from the photo. Roughly a month ago I did a quick preview of the Banjo Brothers Frame Bag, which you can read over here. The bag has around 700 commuting miles and a couple accidental tumbles while gravel…

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Chrome Barrage Cargo Backpack

Intro: Chrome Barrage Cargo Backpack

MSRP $160 Features • Adjustable external 5-point cargo net system for storing / transporting helmet, wet race gear, or shoes • Waterproof rolltop closure accommodates a range of load sizes • Dual compartments separate wet/dry cargo • Industrial strength Velcro accessory shoulder mounting straps • Easy access side U-Lock/Waterbottle pockets • Interior sleeve pocket fits 15” Macbook Pro (laptop sleeve recommended) Specs Dimensions: 11.5” wide,…

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Banjo Brothers Frame Bag Review

Preview: Banjo Brothers Frame Bag

The Banjo Brothers Frame Pack is designed to maximize the gear-carrying efficiency of your bike. Built from tough-as-nails ballistic nylon with waterproof zippers and a “no-rattle” zipper-pull garage, you’ll quickly wonder what you did without this bag.

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Bern Allston Helmet

Intro: Bern Allston Helmet

Bern Helmets are a pretty standard helmet line these days that you’ll find urban shops, as well as snowboard shops! This proven helmet brand brought their snowboard molds to the bike market a few years ago and have been selling pretty hot in the shops that stock them well (and in the right commuting/urban market!) The biggest complaint in the original models was the lack…

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Banjo Brothers Metro Backpack

Review: Banjo Brothers Metro Backpack

The bag isn’t so big that you can overload and have too much gear on your back. You can stuff it, carry tons of beer or whatever else you may but it’s right at 1100 cubic inches of space. Not too big, not too small.

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New Product from Banjo Brothers

While I realize the below product may not be that new from Banjo Brothers, it is awesome product that I haven’t talked about yet. Look for many of the mentioned products in Bike Shop Girl reviews over the coming weeks as a box of bag goodness showed up earlier this week from Banjo Brothers! Metro BackPack $74.99     Features Available in Black, White and…

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