American Kargo Trooper Backpack
Bag was just what I needed. I travel from home to work and the gym so this bag allowed me to carry my scrubs plus gym clothes along with a spare change of shoes. Pack has lots of space and easy to access. Felt as tho some of the straps had to much adjustment capabilities so time using it I spent little bit getting it to sit right on me. Super comfortable. Seems pretty durable but only been using it for a couple of months. Only Negative I would have about this is that there is no spot for a spare shield. Riding to work I use a tinted one but when I leave work it is dark so I have to change out. Great visibility from the reflective straps.
April 5, 2016
Awesome Riding Backpack
Awesome backpack, a little expensive but very nice. Comfortable while riding or walking in to work, great for commuting.
April 5, 2016
Great looking but bulky and tall
I thought this would be a great all around bag but it turned out to be more of a nuisance. The main purpose for the bag was commuting. The bag is 22" tall and end up sitting on the back seat but it changes as I move around on the seat. For myself, I found this to be annoying. The only pocket i ever used was for the laptop which opens from the bottom. I found this somewhat odd and a bit unnerving even though it does have an extra fastener. The shoulder straps are a bit wider than most and always seemed to apply some pressure to my neck. I used this bag on only one non-commute ride and found it to be a bit cumbersome for longer rides.
I used this bag for about 3 months until replacing it with the AK Commuter bag. This one sits much more comfortably, is only 19" tall and the laptop loads from the top in its own pocket.
I'll be selling my Trooper and just using the commuter.
March 29, 2016
It looks like a huge bag that can fit a lot, but really I have to smash everything I can into it, and then have to use the laptop compartment to store anything else. The entire back pack is pretty much all padding, zippers, and ring hooks. The material of the backpack seems very nice and thick, which makes it seem very durable, but just overall a very bulky backpack. The zipper closure is also odd, I have to tie them together so they don't unzip due to all the things I try to fit. I do like how the backpack clips in the front, and the reflective material on my back, but I thought there was also reflective material in the front which there is not. I also could barely fit my binder for school in the main compartment which I was really disappointed with. I would only recommend this backpack if you like really bulky backpacks that can really only accommodate your laptop and a maybe a bag lunch, smaller items like pens, and a pencil sharpener. If you feel like taking off your jacket and throwing it in this backpack then half of your backpack space is gone.
February 8, 2016
The price for the bag is a bit expensive(ended up just over $300), especially purchasing to Australia. The reflectorised parts of the bag are neat and definitely stand out at night. The bag is comfortable, easy to put on with your jacket but it quite heavy even when its empty. The storage of the main compartment isn't actually that big, it only just fits my motorbike jacket in there. The laptop compartment is useful are provides a fair amount of protection as well. There is plenty of room to put other smaller items through the bag. Revzilla had awesome delivery though.
January 27, 2016
Awesome, gigantic backpack
I was looking for something bigger than your average backpack as my Vulcan S offers exactly zero storage. This backpack is not only huge but is also surprisingly comfortable. It is definitely designed to have the chest strap buckled as it sits a little oddly (straps trend wide to the outside of the shoulders) when that is undone but once you buckle it up it isn't going anywhere. I bought the reflective yellow version and I've been very happy with that decision, it definitely helps me stand out in traffic. Would definitely buy again.
November 24, 2015
Really nice backpack for motorcycling
This bag has enough space and special pockets to make you feel like a Navy Seal preparing for a mission every time you pack. Plenty of space, nice configuration, useful straps, and the helmet net is great to have as well.
September 18, 2015
Works Pretty Good
Good pack, not great. My biggest gripe is that the seams up around my shoulders have started coming undone already. I have ridden with it since the beginning of summer, about 2000 miles I'd guess, I would have expected with all the great reviews on durability that it would last longer than this. It does have some nice features like the laptop compartment, and the strap system does keep it up nicely on my back, lots of space. I don't particularly care for the labels they put on the compartments (Ex. "Tool Storage", "Laptop"), it just looks tacky to me. Overall a nice product though, I would not purchase again however.
September 16, 2015