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Best Active Shoulder Bag Champion 2020

by , September 22, 2020

The Best Active Shoulder Bag 2020 offers a carefully honed balance of durability, access and flexible carry for active pursuits…

1st Place

Remote Equipment Bravo 18

On first appearances the Remote Equipment Bravo 18 may look like a simple bag. But take a closer look and you’ll discover a tote bag taken to the next level, pairing a combination of multiple-carrying options, a rugged-as-heck build and supreme access to your gear. Making this a bombproof piece of perfect utility.

Remote Equipment Bravo 18

With this tote you can easily swap between modes on the go, so you can quickly adapt to active commutes, trips to the gym, excursions outdoors or wherever else your day might lead. Additionally, a choice of top and side access means no frustrating rummaging to get to gear throughout the bag.

Remote Equipment Bravo 18

Rugged, easy to use, and adaptable for a variety of settings and loads, the Bravo 18 is a great take on versatile active carry that’s ready to grab and go wherever you need it to. Bravo indeed, Remote Equipment!


Highly Commended

These are the pieces that just missed out, and in most cases, by the smallest of margins. To them, we award a High Commendation. The below were of outstanding quality, displaying fine craftsmanship and design flair. With honor, we bow our heads in the utmost respect and kudos. If this were a dais, they’d be biting their teeth into silver medals, while their flags were hoisted into the horizon – a feat not to be overlooked. And we’re sure they’ll be back, to take it one notch higher, next year.

Greenroom136 Metromonger

Greenroom136 Metromonger

The Greenroom136 Metromonger offers superb value for money, with a durable handcrafted build and well-considered functionality. The bag’s comfy padded strap and back panel provide welcome comfort for carrying a variety of loads, from travel essentials to small camera setups and more. And you’ve also got a variety of compartments and pockets on hand to keep your gear neat and accessible.

This bag shines in its well-executed blend of comfort, useful organization, and quality construction. It’s a burly little hauler that’s not afraid to get stuck in and carry a range of loads in dependable style. All at a price point that’s hard to beat. Excellent work, Greenroom136!

Peak Design Everyday Messenger V2

Peak Design Everyday Messenger V2

Peak Design gave the messenger world a solid shakeup with their original Everyday Messenger. But not content to stop there, they’ve forged ahead in making their design even better. The Everyday Messenger V2 serves up Peak Design’s signature hybrid DNA, with a design that can tackle day-to-day gear as well as camera setups thanks to clever customizable organization.

The bag’s expandable volume, easy access and comfortable strap make it simple, straightforward and enjoyable to carry a wide range of loads. And its understated aesthetics and durable construction help it easily adapt to active use across changing environments. Well done, Peak Design!


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