The Laptop Backpack Awards announced by OutdoorGearLab.com

Best Laptop Backpack Review announced by OurdoorGearLab.com for Editor’s Choice, Best Buy and Top Picks.
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CHEYENNE, WY—OutdoorGearLab.com revealed today the results of the 2011 Editors' Choice Awards for the Laptop Backpack category, listing this year's best and best value for laptop backpacks. The OutdoorGearLab Review Editors chose the following winners after extensive bike commuting, international travel, and just using the packs in everyday use. Each underwent extensive side by side tests to evaluate these key performance metrics: comfort, storage, versatility, laptop protection, professional look, water resistance, durability. View the complete Laptop Backpack Review


The winners are:


Timbuk2 Swig – winner of the Editor's Choice Award for 2011 . According to Gear Editor Max Neale, "The Timbuk2 Swig is a highly versatile and simple messenger-inspired laptop backpack with logical storage and a design that fits both men and women. The bag has a 21 Liter main compartment with a well padded “laptop hammock.” An open front compartment and zippered pocket provide easy access to everyday essentials while a U-lock pocket keeps your bike lock readily accessible."



Cilo Gear Pack - winner of the Top Pick award for 2011. This award is given to a product that excels at a specific application. According to Max Neale, "The Cilo Gear City Pack is a large (30 Liter), fully featured, and highly versatile laptop backpack capable of everything from grueling commutes and long bicycle rides to trips to the grocery store and day hikes. The pack has a large central compartment that engulfs objects of all shapes and sizes. Three strategic zippered pockets provide ideal storage for small items and a side access laptop compartment allows you to whip out a computer super fast."

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