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Old 02-23-2006, 02:55 PM   #1
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Talking Where Did You Get Your Backpack?!

some guy on the freeway rolled down his windows at 70mph and did a motion on the backpack and was screaming gibberish.
I thought I must have lost my cell phone from the pocket of the bag.

Then I get closer to his car and he screams WHERE DID YOU GET UR BAG?

I scream with the visor up AXIO but I don't think he heard me right, so I go infront of him and somehow if he can see the logo behind will give him a clue


Axio so sweet

I wonder what the cars behind us were thinking
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Old 02-23-2006, 03:06 PM   #2
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hey post a pic or a link... i'm in the market for a good riding backpack and would be curious to see what everyone's riding with or recommends.

while i'm not a huge icon fan, i've taken a look at the squad backpack and that looks pretty damn comfortable, and roomy. also considering the A* Vector 2.

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Old 02-23-2006, 03:10 PM   #3
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www.ogio.com is the only backpack, suit case, and golfbags I use
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Old 02-23-2006, 03:19 PM   #4
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Old 02-23-2006, 03:24 PM   #5
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I was using a Timbuk2 bag (forget which one, the second biggest) up until a few weeks ago. Then I got one of these for commuting. It's pretty nice, though it's a tight fit to get my 15" powerbook and padded sleeve in there (has to be at an angle, won't fit flat no matter what). Much nicer than having the strap vs. shoulder armor conflict though.
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Old 02-23-2006, 03:27 PM   #6
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http://www.axio-usa.com/html/product.html
the silver one is mine
very comfortable and slick

not a bag to put alot of stuff but it fits a notebook, couple of books, & my gloves

FORZA HARDPACK is their new bag
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Old 02-23-2006, 03:37 PM   #7
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I have a love affair with my North Face backpack. Totally waterproof in the rain, has a bladder pocket, and is reflective. It's also great for school and it's much lighter than a hardshell case.

Don't you guys feels much more protected with your backpack on? I do. (wearing a backpack has already saved my back years ago when I fell and slid down some wet garage stairs on my back) Of course, you have to make sure you don't pack any hard objects in there that will hurt your back should you go down. I pack creatively for that reason.
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Old 02-23-2006, 04:33 PM   #8
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Kinda liking that new Joe Rocket Blaster backpack 2.0...

http://www.joerocket.com/jrf/product...roducts_id=873

EVA clam shell helmet storage...
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Old 02-23-2006, 04:39 PM   #9
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Kinda liking that new Joe Rocket Blaster backpack 2.0...

http://www.joerocket.com/jrf/product...roducts_id=873

EVA clam shell helmet storage...
I recently got this backpack, and had been meaning to write a review of it. Bottom line is, I love it. Although, if anyone orders one, I would reccomend having the vendor personally check all the buckles. I say this because my pack came with two *male* ends on the chest strap. Joe Rocket customer service sent me a new set of buckles, so it was all cool.
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Old 02-23-2006, 05:02 PM   #10
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Don't you guys feels much more protected with your backpack on? I do. (wearing a backpack has already saved my back years ago when I fell and slid down some wet garage stairs on my back) Of course, you have to make sure you don't pack any hard objects in there that will hurt your back should you go down. I pack creatively for that reason.
I got scared about having my laptop strapped to my back and how that would act in a fall...hence the tailbag and back protector combo now.
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Old 02-23-2006, 08:49 PM   #11
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Kinda liking that new Joe Rocket Blaster backpack 2.0...

http://www.joerocket.com/jrf/product...roducts_id=873

EVA clam shell helmet storage...

This looks nice as hell. But it must be quite large--as in bulky-- if it can handle a helmet.

I tried the Cortech backpack that holds the helmet and returned it for that same reason. Although large males may not find it as bulky. Here's a pic:

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Old 02-23-2006, 08:53 PM   #12
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New Enough has a bunch of the backpacks:

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Old 02-23-2006, 10:46 PM   #13
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what about a waterproof bag, is the axio waterproof, joe rocket one? i ride to school rain or shine so that is the reason i ask
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This looks nice as hell. But it must be quite large--as in bulky-- if it can handle a helmet.
(referring to Joe Rocket Blaster pack)

not at all. there are a number of straps that allow you to compress the pack to the smallest possible size that still accomodates the contents. the helmet actually takes up space in the pack, so if the pack is already full, it's not like you can still put a helmet in it.

with very little in it and all the straps compressing the pack to it's smallest size, I barely notice I have it on even at 90+ mph.
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Old 02-23-2006, 11:48 PM   #15
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u can buy the accessories raincoat for axio
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