trail proof tote

25 Nov Waterproof Bike Bag and Shopper

Aquapac Trailproof Tote Lets not beat about the bush. One of the main reasons we like the Aquapac Tote is it’s cheap. OK - it’s only made of vinyl, but £35 for a large and completely waterproof backpack, that doubles as a shopper with a slick flick of the carrying strap, has to be good. I think Aquapac - that makes waterproof bags for mobiles, laptops etc. - had bicycle messengers in mind when they devised the Tote, available in two sizes; small and large. No amount of rain is going to penetrate the 500 vinyl fabric. It has a velcro fastening on the deep storm flap and a ‘lash-tag’ to...

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30 Aug Millican – an old fashioned modern bag

As a rule GG2G prefers to hone in on specific items, but in the case of Millican we will have to make an exception. Long before the men of London’s Shoreditch decided to grow beards and look like American pioneers, complete with check shirts, braces and traditional rucksacks, the Millican company, based in the Lake District, has been manufacturing timeless canvas day bags (for a range of uses) with a seductive 19th century appeal that predates London’s hipsters by a decade. If bags didn’t look like this two centuries ago – rugged, stout, and functional – then they should have. Go to the company’s website and click on the ‘inspiration’ link and...

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29 Aug Harry the Gladstone Bag

Inspired by the bag named after Gladstone, liberal statesman, chancellor and prime minister in the 19th century. Famous for his travelling, his rivalry with Disraeli and known as the Grand Old Man. We have given Harry a number of internal and external pockets, as well as adding a false bottom inside, so you can separate work from play if needed on an overnight trip. Its dimensions fit most airline restrictions for hand luggage.    "Great style, mine has been on the beach and in the boardroom, never out of place" Check out Nick's review here >...

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