Altura Thunderstorm City 30 backpack review

The Altura Thunderstorm City 30 backpack is a large-volume bag that is comfortable to wear and practical if you travel heavy, although it isn't refined as many internally

Altura Thunderstorm City 30
Cycling Weekly Verdict

A great commuting backpack or for those who like travelling heavy. It really does swallow a lot of kit without feeling too awkward on your back. Down side is internals and lack of compartments and the roll top isn't effective if it isn't stuffed full.

Reasons to buy
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    Large capacity

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    Doesn't feel large on your back

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    Light attachment

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Reasons to avoid
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    Simple internals isn't great for storing different bits of kit

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    Roll top unravels if you don't fill the back to capacity

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    No external pockets

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Altura is the go-to brand when it comes to commuter clothing, It's classically bright and beautiful, whilst being practical and robust. The Altura Thunderstorm City 30 is more the latter but is bright for those dim commutes with good reflectives.

Buy now: Altura Thunderstorm City 30 from Tweek Cycles for £53.99

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