The big feature that separates this pack from all others is the neat helmet sleeve which can be cinched down with the mini Chrome buckles. If you are a bike rider - you are either wearing your helmet or carrying it around somewhere. Leaving it hanging off a shoulder strap or handlebar is not very good for helmet safety/ Helmets don't take repetitive knocks very well and can really have an impact on the function of the helmet.
Easy Fix! The Chrome Kharkiv is a really sorted pack which meets the needs for the commuter and/or bike racer. It has an padded laptop sleeve, internal organisation compartment and the quick-access external loft which is perfect for eWares, keys and glasses - it's placed at the top of the pack for less chance of crushing anything in there.
The waterproof truck tarpaulin is so tough and durable and there is no need for fabric water-proofers that can wear off over time. Padded EVA straps with reflective strips, abrasion resistance 1050 denier Nylon and Chrome's lifetime guarantee.
What we love.
The padded eWares loft and the helmet compartment. It just makes things neat and tidy and makes this pack work extremely well for commutes and race day.
Who is it for.
With a decent capacity size of 28L, the Kharkiv will really suit any type of commuter or bike racer riding solo to race events. The tidy helmet pouch is well implement and it doesn't scream bike backpack so can easily be used for day trips or weekend travel.