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4 of the Best Women’s Rucksacks for Commuting by Bike

4 of the best backpacks on the market are put through their paces

The largest capacity backpack on test, the Ogio Soho (£70) is a smart number that goes someway to combining the functionality of the Osprey bag with the style of the Brooks and the playfulness of the Good Ordering.

The bag has a good selection of compartments – for up to a 17” laptop, plus tablet, books/files, pens and make up – handily identified with little icons, and a fully padded base for bump protection. Despite all the pockets and compartments, it’s missing a hook for your keys and doesn’t have a loop to attach a light to.

The Ogio Soho sits well on your back and has a padded back panel for comfort. Unexpectedly, I avoided the rain while testing this so threw a couple of glasses of water over it, and the water beaded on the surface and quickly ran off. Not conclusive waterproofing, but certainly encouraging. The Soho felt a little more cumbersome and not as sleek as the others on test – but if it’s more space you need, then this is the one.

RRP: £70
Size: 23l
Available in terra (red) and tide (teal)

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