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    • I'm attending an event at Peak Design's flagship store in San Francisco tonight (7/26). The shop manager tells me they'll have their new 45L travel bag there. If you have questions about it, let me know ahead of time & I'll try to get you answers & maybe a pic or two.

    • I'm a bit jealous and happy that get to see this beautiful bag in person months before it is actually available for the rest of us 😉

      Well, I pulled the trigger and backed up this bag on the Kickstarter. From the marketing materials and the video the 45L bag with all of the different cube options simply looks amazing. Hopefully it will be shipped on time around December as they are hoping to and right before the busy holiday travel times.

      I do have a few questions for you to ask them:

      1. Are they planning on any external attachment options for this bag besides the camera clip?

      2. How future proof is this design for their upcoming products? I would be bummed to invest so much money upfront only to see it becoming incompatible with the upcoming accessories.

      3. When I can pick which color of the bag I'll get? It wasn't clear from their Kickstarter page how to do so. Will they email me to pick the color right before the shipment date?

    • I also insta-backed this bag (and all the accessory bags)! I'm a bag addict, and Peak Design makes some of my favorites.

      I'm pretty excited about the travel backpack. I love traveling with just a backpack, but still haven't found the perfect bag for it.

      The bag that's come closest so far and that I've been using for the last few years is the Tom Bihn Brain Bag. It's 95% perfect, but I find it inconvenient to have to open one of the two main compartments to get to my laptop, and I wish the accessory pockets offered better internal organization.

    • Q. Are they planning on any external attachment options for this bag besides the camera clip? How future proof is this design for their upcoming products? 
      A. I see these two questions as related, so I'm giving one answer. Please understand that Peak really doesn't make bags & accessories. Instead, Peak makes a system. All the bags & accessories are designed to work together. Your new bag will be very future proof, I assure you!

      Q. When I can pick which color of the bag I'll get? 
      A. I apologize, but I didn't get this answer. I'll keep working on it, though!

      Here's a picture of the new Peak Kickstarter bags & accessories in the store.

    • Also at Peak Design last night was a presentation by Hasselblad Master architecture photographer Swee Oh. The Hasselblad rep was there with these three sexy beasts: Two X1Ds & a 100 megapixel monster. I'm guesstimating there's about $85k worth of camera gear in this shot.

    • When I can pick which color of the bag I'll get? It wasn't clear from their Kickstarter page how to do so. Will they email me to pick the color right before the shipment date?

      Yeah, they'll email backers before shipping and you'll get to pick your color and optionally add discounted accessories. I've backed a few Peak Design campaigns, so I'm very familiar with the drill. 😉

    You've been invited!