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Old 07-30-2013, 02:38 PM   #21
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I used it everyday for months.

It's not a good backpack. It needs to be a good backpack to be a good motorcycle backpack. Materials, craftsmanship...

Let me explain.

Those arm reflectors lol, just throw those away...

Even without those, go ahead and try and take the thing off and on at the gas station (with a helmet and jacket on). Good luck it's pretty much impossible (mostly because the stupid chest harness system). What do they think, I'm doing a track day with it?

That special chest harness system blows . It is huge and integral to the backpack, with no perforations. It is hot. Feels like a book is strapped to your chest. The plastic clips that hold it together, they are not symmetrical. So, if one of them is backwards and you try to fasten it you break the clip. If you try to ride with the thing unfastened it flaps like crazy in the wind. ***All the other backpack makers get this done with a very small strap and that works fine.
The stitching on mine split in two different areas. Two zippers broke. It's heavy as ****.

The laptop area only fits a 15 inch laptop (it is however good for carrying documents and keeping them flat)

Why is some of the reflective material not reflective? Cause they wanted it to look like camo. Yea guys, non reflective reflective camo. Best idea ever (NOT).

Lets mention the compression flaps on each side. If you fill the backpack up ALL THE WAY the compression straps are always too loose to compress the main compartment. This is backpack 101 and Icon does not get it.

Look at this

http://www.aerostich.com/bags/should...urier-bag.html

THis is what I use now. I can get in it when I'm riding. It's light and simple. easy on off....waterproof...and made in america.
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Old 07-30-2013, 07:31 PM   #23
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Ogio makes the best ones. I've had the same one for 6 years and it looks new still. I also have Ogio gear bags and suitcases. All nice stuff. Don't get the hard plastic one. On a bike may be cool but you will look like a gay ninja turtle walking around with that thing on.
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Old 07-30-2013, 07:36 PM   #24
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Yep that's the one. I like the video review of the chubby guy talking about how he enjoys how aerodynamic his backpack is. Oh the irony.
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Old 07-31-2013, 12:58 AM   #25
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I have a Ogio Mach 3. Enjoy it a lot. I've carried laptop and 2-3 books no problems. It stays in place when you're spirited riding. The helmet I've set on the back before but never ridden with it on. The backing is very soft and I've also had books and a spare change of shoes in it for work. I could probably fit a visor in it if I really wanted to even tho there's no "designated" spot. If you really want the 5 I can check tomorrow for it and shoot u a PM if we can get it.

Kriega is the other one I want to try out. Very great reviews.
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Might wanna look at the Cortech Super 2.0 backpack as well.
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