Category: Bags

Evoc MacAskill Street Backpack – Review

Evoc MacAskill Street Backpack – Review When it comes to bags, there are many options available to urban cyclists: the messenger bag – as popularised by bike couriers, pannier bags and of course, the good old backpack. While many may...

The Ultra-Reflective Cycling Backpack Catching Attention on Kickstarter

The Ultra-Reflective Cycling Backpack Catching Attention on Kickstarter Blending cycling functionality, style and safety in cycling clothes and accessories has become increasingly popular amongst cyclists recently, and one of the most eye-catching projects currently on Kickstarter certainly ticks all three...

Is MIRA the Perfect Everyday Cycling Bag?

Is MIRA the Perfect Everyday Cycling Bag? Since 2012, Gosia and Maciek from Bike Belle have been creating wonderfully chic cycling accessories – with a particular focus on making ladies cycling more stylish than ever. Elizabeth even reviewed a few...

Crumpler Muli Backpack XL – Review

Crumpler Muli Backpack XL – Review When I’m writing a review for Discerning Cyclist, I try to ensure I cover all the bases: what the product is suitable for, how the product looks, good points, bad points and, of course,...

Vaude Silkroad Pannier Bag Review

Vaude Silkroad Pannier Bag Review I’ve been meaning to make the plunge into using a pannier for a long while now. Regardless of how well built a backpack is, it doesn’t half give you a sweaty back – not a...

Natril Gear Handlebar Bag – Review

Natril Gear Handlebar Bag – Review By Elizabeth A. Floyd from the tinlizzieridesagain blog. My normal “around town” bike has a giant front basket that I brought home to Washington, DC, from Copenhagen, carefully packed in a suitcase. So I don’t really have much...

Timbuk2 Chug Laptop Backpack – Review

Timbuk2 Chug Laptop Backpack – Review Now I’m not one to be seduced by cheap gimmicks, but the Timbuk2 Chug Laptop Backpack has a bottle opener on its strap. You heard. If that alone is not enough to convince you...

Trowbridge Saddle Bag – Review

Trowbridge Saddle Bag – Review For the discerning lady or gentleman who cares to cycle (discerningly of course) there’s is a bicycle not for high sport performance or weekends going down a mountain but for a civilized mode of transport...

Trakke Wee Lug Harris Tweed Messenger Bag – Review

Trakke Wee Lug Harris Tweed Messenger Bag – Review To cycle with a bag is pretty much a necessity really. Very few occasions you will find it okay to leave the bag at home and venture out on the humble push bike alone. Finding...

(Il) Soigneur Musette – Review

(Il) Soigneur Musette – Review Unless you are going a very short distance on your bike it’s usually a good idea to carry some kind of object that you can transport some cycling essentials. Now who you are will depend...