Ultimate Cycling Backpack



Say Goodbye to Hi Vis

We are all cyclists now but few of us want to arrive at our important business meeting looking like we’ve come straight from the building site or are modelling Lycra’s latest offence against elegance.

So, we made a simply brilliant bag...not in a boastful sense (though it is rather good)... but because in daylight our rolltop backpack with briefcase handle - is the apogee of smart black leather discretion, ideal for the boardroom. And yet, at night, it will reflect car headlights revealing you and your brilliance for buying it!

What’s behind this solution? High quality perforated pin hole leather behind which is a highly reflective material which shines through the pin holes when you need it to.

The Chapman timeless craft and design skills along with capacious roll top styling and reflective safety feature means that all you need to do is remember to remove your cycle clips and you are as they say, 'ready to shine'!

Handcrafted In Carlisle, England


  • Italian full grain vegetable tanned leather
  • British brass fittings
  • Perforated leather on exterior face with reflective lining
  • Cotton internal lining
  • British parachute webbing shoulder straps
  • Leather briefcase handle Brass zipped lap top pocket
  • Dimensions
  • Width: 31cms
  • Height: 40 cms
  • Depth: 16 cms
  • Weight: 1.1kg


Our workshop is on Tannery Road in Carlisle, which is a clue to the long tradition of leather work in this small corner of Cumbria.

And tradition is the key to our craft skills.

Just as it takes time to create something timeless it takes time to learn the skills to do so.

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