Tote Backpack Pannier | Black Cordura & Black Leather

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Tote Backpack Pannier – Black Cordura, Black Bridle Leather

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NEW Tote Pannier Backpack – Black Cordura, Black Bridle Leather

The NEW Alban Tote Pannier Backpack is a minimal yet extremely versatile and a compact hybrid bag. Converting quickly and easily from a pannier bag to a backpack, it can also be worn as a cross body / messenger bag, a shoulder bag or carried by its handles when off your bike.

Ideal as a daypack for work but large enough to fit a 15” Laptop, this bag is fully cotton lined, has an internal padded laptop compartment and a high density foam padded back protector for comfort when wearing.

The bag quickly and easily attaches and secures to a rear luggage rack with a pair of coated stainless steel hooks, bridle leather loops with press stud closure and has a removable 40mm webbing shoulder strap for on bike use, which is easily attached and adjusted for converting to backpack, messenger bag or shoulder bag use.

This bag is superlight, strong and durable and is made from waterproof Cordura with black single piece veg tanned Italian leather throughout. The bag fabric has a high tensile strength, can withstand long term wear is highly abrasive resistant and extremely water repellent.

Features and Spec

Handmade in London
Constructed from durable, highly water repellent Cordura and Italian bridle leather
Internal padded laptop compartment, fits up to 15” MacBook
Bag can be used to fit bicycle helmet, U-Lock, lunch, gym clothes etc.
Zip closure
Double layered base and a fold-over design offer additional protection against weather, wear and tear and offers extra durability. 
High density foam padded back protector
Single piece veg tanned bridle leather carry handles
Heavy duty black cotton webbing detachable and adjustable 180cm shoulder strap with brass British military style heavy duty lobster hooks.
Solid brass hardware throughout
Fully black cotton lined
Riveted leather tab for bicycle light attachment when worn as backpack or cross body bag
Leather reinforcement patch on reverse of base to provide rear rack protection

NEW Coated stainless steel pannier rack hook attachments:

This bag is fitted with coated stainless steel clips designed to fit cycle rack tubing up to 12mm in diameter (most racks).

The hooks can be adjusted inwards (or outwards) if required. Please note, if using hooks on tubing thinner than 8mm, the hooks can be closed by 1 to 2mm with a pair of pliers to ensure hooks snap securely on to your luggage rack.

If your rack tubing is 8mm -12mm, the first couple of fits when new may be tight but the hook will adjust to fit your rack.

(NB If changing your rack from thicker to thinner tubing, the hooks will need to be adjusted inwards / tightened with a pair of pliers to fit)

Coated stainless steel pannier rack hook attachments:
o Cycle rack takes the weight of the bag allowing you to attach and remove simply, quickly and securely
o Bridle leather loops and press stud closure
o Leather loops protect your clothes when worn as backpack

Bag Dimensions

28cm (W)
42cm (H)
11cm (D)
Capacity = 13 litres
Weight = approx. 600g including shoulder strap

Key attachment dimensions

Hooks spaced 210mm apart to centre
Drop from top of hook to base of bag = 340mm
Hooks will fit rack tubing up to 12.5mm
Bridle leather loops 35mm wide
Carry Handle drop = 4.5 inches

Black Cordura / Black veg tanned bridle leather

Caring for your bag

Do not machine wash or dry clean.
Allow any mud to dry, and then gently brush off with a soft, lint free, fabric pad.
Sponge gently or wipe gently clean with a cold very slightly damp cloth or brush.
Do not use soap.
Always allow the bag to dry thoroughly after use in a cool, airy environment.
Never pack away damp.

Alban Warranty

We offer a no quibble one-year warranty that guarantees all products to be free of manufacturer defects in material and workmanship starting on the date of purchase. Alban will replace any products found to be defective within the range of common and everyday use. Our warranty does not apply to damage caused by accidents and/or wear and tear.