Featured Image

Lumos Aster Cycling Backpack

Posted By

Nov 14, 2016

Category: Gear

If you are a bike commuter, chances are you’ve already had a couple of close calls in the past week. The sun is setting just a little before 5pm, making it that much harder to get home from work in one piece. There are some solutions out there though, and the Lumos Aster Cycling Backpack is one of the best among them.

This thing has so many features it almost seems like simply calling it a ‘backpack’ sells it short. The Aster comes with a 4,000 mAh battery that holds up to 15 hours of charge for powering front lights on the back-straps, side lights along the bag, and a brake light and turn signals on the back. The kicker? All of them operate automatically. The bag can tell when you are decelerating, making it so the back brake light glows brighter, and the left and right turn signals can be operated using a simple Bluetooth connected switch on your handlebars. Yet, while it is tempting to just focus on the visibility that this bag provides, it is worth mentioning a few other features. Not only is the Aster good for riding in the rain thanks to its tough PU outer material, but it can open fully for easy access and packing when you are off the bike. Prices set at $110.

Lumos Aster Cycling Backpack 1

Lumos Aster Cycling Backpack 3

Lumos Aster Cycling Backpack 2

More From Gear

Thumbnail

Bolster Your EDC With Magpul's USA-Made DAKA Everyday Wallet

Overbuilt minimalist cash & card carrier.

Posted By Sean Tirman

Partner
Thumbnail

OluKai's Alapa Li Shoes Are Primed For Summertime Adventure

Hit the sand with this stylish waterproof footwear.

Posted By Chris West

Partner
Featured Image

Scoured: Best Gear On Gallantry

Beautiful, blacked-out, and ready for anything.

Posted By

Jun 19, 2019

Featured Image

Dianese Built An Airbag That Fits Under Any Motorcycle Jacket

Seven sensors that detect danger 1,000 times per second.

Posted By

Jun 19, 2019

Featured Image

How To Find The Perfect Everyday Carry Pocket Knife

Choosing the most important tool in your arsenal.

Posted By

Jun 18, 2019

Featured Image

Buck’s USA-Made Compadre Tools Are Your Backcountry Best Friends

A reliable knife, axe, and froe forged from 5160 spring steel.

Posted By

Jun 18, 2019