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Ara Backpack (28L)

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Day or night, the Ara has your back. The largest bag in our new City Lights Collection was built for your active lifestyle, with a classic design that combines comfort, convenience, and safety. A spacious main compartment and extra pockets easily fit everything you’ll need for a full day of adventure. This reflective backpack is carefully crafted with reflective Visi-Hemp® fabric, and features reflective panels, retractable scooter attachment hook, and helmet harness. Loved by:

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Reflective Backpack - Ara from Po Campo
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Ara Backpack with Helmet Harness
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Ara Reflective Backpack: All in the details

Size W 11” x H 18” x D 6.25”
Fits Devices Up to a 17" Laptop
Volume 27.8L
Weight 2 lb
Water Resistance PU coated fabrics
Nighttime Visibility Visi-Hemp™ fabric, reflective panel on front and shoulder straps, spot to clip-on bike light
Pockets 13 total: 2 water bottle pockets, 2 hidden pockets for phone/valuables, helmet harness stowage pocket, 2 padded pockets for to devices, 1 interior zippered pocket, 5 interior

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Features of the Ara Reflective Backpack

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RD
01/17/2023
River D.
United States United States

Really Solid Design!

I bought for my husband who bikes and wants his backpack to be his ONE bag for everything. He loves all the thoughtful pockets and reflective features. The top clasp is really strong and easy! No fumbling and pinching like other clasps. High quality!

  • Weatherproof Rating Steady Rain
  • Durability Tough as nails
  • Value Worth every penny
  • What type of riding do you do? CommutingRoadLow-key recreation
  • My Riding Experience Advanced
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01/17/2023
Sharon
United States United States

Great Commuter Backpack

This is a durable backpack that is suitable for commuting by bicycle, train, bus or walking. I don't bicycle during the winter in Western New York, but I like to walk, and this backpack dries quickly after rain and snow. The reflective fabric is great in low-light conditions. The padded laptop pocket fits my 15in convertible laptop well and there are plenty of pockets. I especially appreciate the deep interior pockets which reach the bottom of the bag. It's possible to fit a bottle of water or beverage into the side pockets. The interior mesh pockets can fit a low-profile mobile hotspot, charger, or phone. The attached lobster's claw key holder is a huge plus. Looking forward to using this backpack when I resume commuting by bicycle this spring.

  • Weatherproof Rating Steady Rain
  • Durability Tough as nails
  • Value Worth every penny
  • What type of riding do you do? Commuting
  • My Riding Experience Advanced
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01/07/2023
Sharon

Fantastic Backpack

Fits my 14in convertible laptop. Love all the pockets! I have carried the bag in the snow and rain. It dries quickly and the reflective material is a plus on gloomy days. I am looking forward to using it on bicycle commutes. It's a great everyday backpack for pedestrians as well as bicyclists. Straps are very comfortable! I'm thrilled with my purchase!

  • Weatherproof Rating Steady Rain
  • Durability Tough as nails
  • Value Worth every penny
  • What type of riding do you do? Commuting
  • My Riding Experience Advanced
K
11/20/2022
Kelly
United States United States

A bag that makes going to work a little more FUN!!

This bag is a real work horse with a spacious home for my laptop, lunch, water bottle, change of clothes and even an extra pair of sneakers if I am trying to get out for a walk over lunch! Plus, the reflective fabric means that for those days when work starts before the sun or ends after, I am left feeling a little safer on my commute. Not to mention, the stylish design has resulted in many compliments from my co-workers. While going to work is certainly can't beat the weekend, this bag has definitely made my daily trips to work a little more fun!!

  • Weatherproof Rating Drizzle
  • Durability Tough as nails
  • Value Worth every penny
  • What type of riding do you do? Commuting
  • My Riding Experience Intermediate
JC
10/01/2022
Julia C.
United States United States

I'm obsessed!

This backpack is changing my whole commute on bike, walking, or on the train. It fits my huge laptop, all of my books and notes (I'm a professor at a liberal arts college, so this is a must) and is unbelievably comfortable and lightweight. The only downside is I didn't own this sooner. I never thought I would feel this passionately about a backpack, but I've been bragging about it to everyone who will listen.

  • Weatherproof Rating Steady Rain
  • Durability Tough as nails
  • Value Worth every penny
  • What type of riding do you do? Commuting
  • My Riding Experience Level Intermediate