Patagonia Critical Mass
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Love the messenger-bag function but prefer the backpack style' We'd like to introduce the Patagonia Critical Mass Backpack, with all the features for convenient commuting with your electronic essentials. This durable pack, made from recycled polyester coated on the inside and outside with PU for protection against moisture, has a comfy molded back panel, airy 3D spacer-mesh shoulder straps, and a removable padded waistbelt. With a slight trapezoidal shape and streamlined design, it keeps your load close to your back for added stability while biking or hustling through the subway station. A padded 17-inch laptop sleeve secures your precious computer, and plentiful additional pockets hold smaller items. Two exterior mesh pockets hold water bottles for all-important hydration. A top carry handle offers an option when in crowds where backpacks add unwanted bulk. And reflective panel on the top flap adds visibility when biking through nighttime traffic. With space enough for a change of clothes for after-work fun, books, laptop, and snacks, you won't feel the burden with this pack's efficient design and competent harness system.
Patagonia's Critical Mass Pack carries the heavy, the awkwardly shaped and the diverse. With a slight trapezoidal shape and a streamlined design, it keeps the loads of a bike commute close to your back to preserve your dynamic mobility. The main compartment is covered by a flap and equipped with one drop pocket, one mesh pocket, one padded electronics pocket and three slots for pens.
A courier-style backpack with all the features you need for commuting with your most precious electronics; made of recycled polyester. This bicycle courier daypack carries the heavy, the awkwardly shaped and the diverse. With a slight trapezoidal shape and a streamlined design, it keeps the loads of a two-wheeled commuting life close to your back to preserve your dynamic mobility. 22 L (1343 cu in) 18.5" x 12.5" x 6". The main compartment accommodates lunch, books and extra clothes.
- Rocky Mountain Trail
The Critical Mass Pack from Patagonia allows you to have your hands free while still carrying all your school or office supplies with you whether you're walking or riding your bike. PRODUCT FEATURES: Main compartment is covered by a flap and equipped with one drop pocket, one mesh pocket, one padded electronics pocket and three slots for pens Interior padded sleeve raised off the ground cradles most 17" laptops and secures with a buckle and strap Front has reflective panel and lash point that attaches to a bike light (light not included) Side-mounted water-bottle pocket Breathable, moisture-moving 3-D spacer mesh pads the shoulder strap and back panel to keep you cool; with top-side carrying handle Body: 8.4-oz 600-denier recycled polyester Lining: 3.3-oz 200-denier polyester Both with a polyurethane coating 963 g (2 lbs 2 oz)
- Appalachian Outdoors
While we all aspire to roam as unencumbered as John Muir, there are times when we need to add a computer, books and a fresh change of gym clothes to our travels. The Critical Mass(R) Bag, our largest messenger bag, holds it all and still allows you to move freely. It has padding on the back and along the contoured base to protect the contents and provide structure. The main compartment features a drop pocket that secures with a hook-and-loop tab, a mesh pocket for visibility, a padded electronics pocket, pen sleeves and a secure zippered pocket. A padded computer sleeve holds most 17-inch laptops. The front flap overlaps both sides of the bag to thwart rain; it has a pocket that closes with a water-resistant zipper. An external side pocket holds a phone, power cords or water bottle. A no-slip shoulder strap is fully adjustable and the waist strap stows away when not in use. With a topside carrying handle, a reflective panel for visibility at night and a bike-light mount. Made of 8.4-oz 600-denier recycled polyester with a polyurethane coating and a Deluge(R) DWR (durable water repellent) finish.