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Fly Illuminator Street Backpack


  • Increases visibility day and night
  • Over 75 square inches of reflective material
  • Internal helmet storage system allows you to carry an extra helmet in the backpack
  • Accepts hydration system bladders
  • MP3 player compatible
  • Adjustable shoulder and chest straps
  • Carabiner loops to hold items externally
  • Hidden waist strap
  • Foam padding on back for comfort
  • Easy to grab zipper pulls, even with gloves on
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Fly Illuminator Street Backpack 4.5 5 15 15
Hi-Viz backpack! Awesome Has plenty of pockets and room for my commute to school and work. Has plenty of Hi-Viz green and reflective material. Seems durable and strong. Comes with two horizontal straps with clips. Has a nice cushioned laptop holder as well. Also has a way to carry a spare helmet. April 14, 2014
Great reflectivity This is my second of this product. The first one started to fray after around 7 months, but to be fair I use it daily and take it everywhere I go. Love it and would buy it again. January 28, 2014
Awesome I got the black version and if I ever have to buy another backpack it would be the "hi-vis" version! The only drawback is that when loaded, it's complicated to fit a 15inch MacBook Pro in the laptop compartment. Otherwise, it holds heavy loads, you can carry a helmet and lots of other stuff! It has "enough" reflectors for visibility and it holds up good under light rain. When heavy raining, I put my cloth in plastic bags before putting it in the backpack. Totally recommended ;) September 3, 2013
Great Bag So far so good. Used this a few times since I bought it last month. You can fit quite a bit of groceries into this :) It's quite reflective too. It can be a PITA to put on and remove while wearing the Alpinestars Jaws jacket, but what backpack wouldn't be! August 27, 2013
Great Bag I love this bag. I got the Hi Vis. I recently went on a trip and this bag held 2 pairs of jeans, 2 shirts, a pair of shoes, some gym shorts and the rest of the little necessities. The only problem I have found so far is that it's kind of hard to adjust the length of some on the straps. August 5, 2013
Great backpack with plenty of room When I got the backpack, I was truly amazed at all the space. There is plenty of room for my work materials, water bottles, and workout gear. It is very comfortable; I hardly know it's there. Love the Hi-Vis and the price is perfect. Beats the mess out of the Ogio No-Drag I had that the zipper busted in the first month and was more expensive. May 6, 2013
Like the bag Got the bag for school and to ride with. For school its great, has plenty of room in it for me at least. Riding, I haven't had the chance to test it out. Its a good bag, seems durable, and has a lot of reflective striping on it. February 22, 2013
Big and bold Big enough for all gym gear, including towel. Bright enough to be seen from the next solar system. I bought this to raise visibility for my early morning commute in the dark. It sits comfortably on my back, and the waist and chest straps keep it from moving around. It has plenty of pockets, inside and out, for stashing stuff. I haven't had to test how water proof it is, but aside from that, a great buy. November 25, 2012
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Fly Illuminator Street Backpack
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
Wolfegang M: this was the only backpack that offered both a helmet compartment and a dedicated laptop compartment, it also is supposedly highly visible Apr 15, 2014
brent b: HiViz is required to get onto military post. Apr 13, 2014
Clayton H: You mean my gym bag? I love it. More space and the compartments are convient. Love this bag. Apr 11, 2014
Thomas B: Has greatest holding capacity, visibility Mar 31, 2014
Eric R: I have the hi-viz pack. Enough room for computer and a few clothing items (use for work if I ride in). It's a good bag but would like a little more strap length to make it easier to put on and take off. This isn't a huge factor but it I'm not a big guy (5'10 -185lbs - 44 chest) and when wearing my coat it's a bit tight. If your wider you might have a bit of trouble. I ride a Harley Davidson Softail Slim (FLS) Dec 26, 2013
Ryan N: LIked the style and capacity Nov 5, 2013
Michael S: Holds a helmet, Hydrapak and has a remarkable amount of visibility in the day and reflectivity at night. Sep 11, 2013
Juan T asked: Is there enough space for a couple of textbooks + the helmet? Aug 26, 2013
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Please hold for: Bruno De L: Textbooks? Oh yes... After putting in a helmet you still have enough space to put as many text books you need to break your back!

It becomes a little bulky and it might not be very comfortable, but it is still way better than carrying another helmet hanging from your arm...

I'm incredibly happy with this backpack! :)

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Sep 3, 2013
patrick r: Yeah but it will stick out quite a ways off your back. It's a little awkward. The only time I've ever used the helmet holder has been to carry an extra helmet or jacked. Remember to zip your zippers to one side instead of the middle or it will catch wind and fly open. Learned that the hard way. It's a great bag though. Use mine all the time. Sep 3, 2013
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Jason F: Juan, you should be good, the helmet doesn't really intrude into the space of the backpack (it's got it's own pouch), but it will stick out really far off the back if you've got the pack decently loaded up. I got the hi-viz and love the visibility it gives my otherwise all black gear, without wearing a silly looking vest. Sep 3, 2013
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Travis D: It will hold just about everything you need I am a college student for paramedic and it holds everything but it has already started to fray at the hivis material so if you have a long ride I would recommend something more durable Sep 3, 2013
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Chad M: There is enough room for text books and a helmet. When the helmet is inside the pack it does hang a little bit low but nothing to crazy. Overall I'm happy with the backpack and use it for my daily commute to work. Sep 4, 2013
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Austin J: Yes, I bought this pack earlier this summer. It has a surprising amount of space. It could fit a few text books and a helmet for sure, but not a whole lot of other things with those items. Sep 4, 2013
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Michael S: Yes, as long as you don't have too many in there at the same time as the helmet. ...say 2 or 3, along with a 3 quart Hydrapak, that the pack is built to accomodate also. Sep 4, 2013
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brian w: Yes there is enough space for full face helmet plus text books, and lab top. A very good back pack use it all the time. Sep 4, 2013
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Bradley W: Absolutely. It really expands out nicely. Sep 3, 2013
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Eric T: I guess it depends on the size of the text books and the helmet, but I would bet there is. The thing is BIG. I have fit all my gym gear (incluing full size towel and sneakers), plus my lap top and all the cords and stuff that go with it in the bag. It has a seperate expandable section for the helmet that zips closed when you don't want to use it. Sep 4, 2013
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A shopper asked: Does this backpack have any sort of strap management system so the straps aren't flapping around while I'm riding? Apr 9, 2014
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Chris C: The straps are well managed. I do not notice any flapping at all. There is a little slack from the strap at the chest but again, it's not noticeable. This is a great backpack; much better than the first one I bought for more money. It is really comfortable and holds a lot. You would not be disappointed with this purchase. Apr 9, 2014
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Michael H: Not really, but I dont have much of an issue with it. I usually keep the lower strap attached to itself and i always use the upper chest strap. My only issue with the backpack is the lack of an exterior water bottle pouch. Apr 9, 2014
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Eric T: Everything is pretty well tied down except for the two shoulder straps when they are pulled tight and you don't have a lot in the pack. Apr 11, 2014
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patrick r: It does on the back but I have to tuck the shoulder and chest straps in on themselves. I have no problems with it. Great bag. Apr 10, 2014
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A shopper asked: I use a neoprene "sleeve", so a padded laptop compartment is nice but not necessary.
The question is, will something this size fit in the pack?
May 14, 2012
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RevZilla: Yes, the Fly Illuminator will fit a 15" Laptop in it with no issues. The dimensions for the bag a 20"H x 16"W x 9"D. May 16, 2012
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Ames7007: Yes. Np. Nov 25, 2012
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A shopper asked: Is there a rain covet? Apr 24, 2013
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RevZilla: The Fly Illuminator Street Backpack is not constructed with a waterproof shell, nor does it come with a rain cover. May 1, 2013
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Ryan N asked: Is the black version reflective as well, or just the high-vis green one? Aug 31, 2013
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Product Style RevZilla SKU ID Manufacturer Product # Availability
Black 827819 N28-5080 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Hi-Viz 827820 N28-5081 In Stock: Ships within 24 hours