Is it a matter of personal preference, or is there a logical reasoning why one luggage option is better than the other?
It’s been an ongoing debate for years amongst cyclists. What’s better: backpacks or panniers, and why? How does each effect the rider, and the performance?
With so many people hopping on two wheels and cycling to work, it’s important to consider what the most effective option is for carrying your daily essentials.
The main difference between panniers and backpacks is where the additional weight is placed: you or the bike.
We take a look at the pros and cons for each to see if we can work out whether there is a better choice.