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Motorcycle Luggage Reviews

You've got all the riding gear you need to keep yourself safe and dry, but what about the rest of your gear? This specially designed motorcycle luggage take all of the factors associated with motorcycle commuting into consideration. From daily commuter waterproof backpacks to tank bags and panniers for weekend adventures you'll find all our favourite picks here.
Return of the Cafe Racers - Gear Review – Rhake Weatherproof Backpack

Gear Review – Rhake Weatherproof Backpack

Everyone has different requirements when it comes to luggage. However, as motorcyclists, we have a few unique issues that need to be addressed. First and foremost is protection against the elements. If you’re going to be riding around with your valuables on your back the last thing you want is for them…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Angry Lane Pacsafe anti theft backpack

Angry Lane Pacsafe anti theft backpack

As a motorcyclist keeping my belongings safe generally means carrying them at all times. A backpack offers the easiest solution, but what about those times when carrying a backpack and helmet isn’t an option? This was the problem Hong Kong workshop Angry Lane wanted to overcome. So they contacted the folks at…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Oxford Aqua Bags

Riding Gear – Oxford Aqua Bags

When you choose to travel on two wheels, you accept the fact you’ll get a little wet on occasion. Waterproof riding wear is better than ever, but if you never wanted to feel a drop, you’d go by car. Your belongings, however, can and should remain dry as bleached bone. That’s where…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Icon 1000 Slingbag

Riding Gear – Icon 1000 Slingbag

If your search for the perfect motorcycle backpack is coming up trumps, perhaps it’s time to change tack.  This cross-body, single strap pack ticks all the right boxes. Icon 1000 makes gear that never fails to hold up and their new Slingbag is no exception.

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Advokat 2 Backpack

Riding Gear – Advokat 2 Backpack

Do you have to carry a backpack that’s specifically designed for motorcycle riding? Perhaps not. Just like you could wear any old jacket and sport any pair of shoes you want. But there’s just something gratifying about gear that’s been designed and constructed with the needs and wants of a rider in mind.…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Speedway 40L Backpack

Riding Gear – Speedway 40L Backpack

For a great weekend trip away on your motorcycle, you need a good pack. The wrong one can leave you with a sore back, soaked clothes, or not enough gear. This 40L roll top pack from Velomacchi aims to cover all those bases with a watertight construction, even weight distribution for lasting…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Gear Review – Arkiv Modular Backpack

Gear Review – Arkiv Modular Backpack

As a motorcyclist, finding the right backpack can be challenging. For years I’ve struggled to find a solution that fulfills all of my day to day needs so my only option has been to own several of them. I have a small bag for carrying my work gear (laptop, books, etc) and…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Riding Gear – Velomacchi Speedway Duffel

Riding Gear – Velomacchi Speedway Duffel

There are two types of people in this world. Those who pack their bag like they’re taking part in the World Tetris Championships, and those who like to stuff it like a Christmas turkey. Personally, I’m a stuffer which is why I love a good duffel bag. Unfortunately, duffel bags have never…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Gear Review – Jack Stillman Commodore Messenger Bag

Gear Review – Jack Stillman Commodore Messenger Bag

I think of bags kind of like jeans – once you’re on to a good brand and fit you’re set, at least until you inevitably wear them to death. But, trying to find a new one in this consumer world can turn what should be a pleasant experience into one riddled with…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Gear Review – Velomacchi Speedway Backpack

Gear Review – Velomacchi Speedway Backpack

Brace yourself – the Velomacchi Speedway backpack costs $300USD. I thought I’d tell you that first, so I don’t get your hopes up. But despite the ambitious price tag, I loved the look of it so much I went and bought one, eating instant noodles for a month to ease the financial…

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