Whether you're racing across campus to avoid missing yet another chem lab, heading to the hills for a jaunt in the woods, or biking downtown for work, the Deuter Cross City Backpack is the ideal means to carry the day's essential accoutrements. Made from rugged 600D polyester and 420D ballistic nylon, this backpack with endure the occasional incident involving brick walls or concrete sidewalks. The Airstripes back system won't leave you looking like a skunk but will leave your back less sweaty and moist. Anatomically-shaped shoulder straps are padded and lined with mesh to maximize your carrying comfort.
The Cross City is hydration compatible, but you have to supply the beverage bladder. If you're rather use the laptop sleeve to protect your tech while filling the main compartment with very important papers, two stretchy side pouches hold water bottles (or soda cans) so you need not choose between hydration and homework. An internal office pocket organizes your writing utensils, sticks of gum, and flash drives. A blend between a pouch and a pocket serves to hold your bike helmet once you arrive at your destination du jour.