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Fredrik Packers is a Japanese company who make all manner of helpful haulage.

Their bags are made in Japan out of robust, technical fabrics, primed for all manner of everyday situations - from high-octane cycle sessions to the morning commute.

Their hip packs are particularly special: water-repellent nylon Cordura fabric… military-grade straps… chunky zips… very handy stuff.

Put simply, if you’re after low-profile, no-nonsense stowage solutions, you could do far worse than these lot.