Cycling DSLR Backpack (or insert)

Started Jul 19, 2017 | Questions thread
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Re: Cycling DSLR Backpack (or insert)

I don't use a backpack but a messenger bag (a large Timbuk2 like so: http://www.timbuk2.com/classic-messenger-tres-colores/1974.html?dwvar_1974_color=6370&dwvar_1974_size=8 ) with an insert (the Tenba BYOB series are OK but IMO the padding is too thin).

This is surprisingly comfortable while riding a bike. I sometimes carry >10kg of groceries in the same messenger bag: that's less comfortable but mostly because it's hard to pack groceries so that nothing pokes into my back.

It also allows me to carry a tripod over my shoulder on top of the messenger bag using a sling strap.

I could easily carry this for longer rides (40+km) but I have a relatively long cycling commute every weekday, so I'm used to it.

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