Seattle Made





We at Velotransit design our waterproof backpacks and panniers with direct feedback from our customers . We read every email from fellow commuters and take every suggestion on the phone seriously. Once we compile and analyze this feedback we make sure all of the needs of our customers are addressed in designing the new backpacks and upgrading our existing packs and panniers. We use Autocad to ensure an exact fit. Multiple prototypes are then made and Urban tested until we are happy with every detail of our Made in Seattle  gear.



Once a backpack is finalized, a marker  is created and multiple layers of fabric are cut with a stack cutter. These cut pieces are bundled with webbing and buckles, delivered to home sewers and sewn into the individual parts.


The parts from the home sewers are picked up and go through a QC  procedure at our Seattle workshop ensuring that each piece meets our strict standards. Our In-House sewers take these parts and sew them into complete backpacks for each order, proudly attach the Made in America label and individually initial the serial # which is registered in our Lifetime warranty system.


Lastly we insert the EV 50 foam back pad and HDPE frame sheet, attach the waist belt, perform the final Quality control and put the final initials on the serial #.  Small controlled production runs like this guarantee you get the highest quality pack to protect your laptop and  gear.


We are Velotransit from velotransit on Vimeo.

 Waterproof Pack Liners

 Welded rather than sewn seams are theonly way make 100% waterproof backpacks.

We WELD the seams of a highly polyurethane
coated nylon fabric to form liners. These  liners
are then sewn into our packs using the welded 
tabs. By using a liner on the inside, we can
give you more cycling specific features for your 
pack on the outside, like blinker mounts, pockets,
pocket attachment points, compression straps and
u-lock holsters. These liners also contain large
welded velcro panels to attach padded accessory
pouches to protect and secure your digital world.

Waterski Test from velotransit on Vimeo.


A Velotransit waterproof backpack and pannier are made with a modular construction platform. This modular construction allows us the opportunity to develop various pockets and accessories to meet the needs of our customers both now and into the future. You can customize your pack to suit your individual needs. If you commute with a laptop we have a padded laptop pouch to protect it. If you take a waterbottle to work we have a pocket to keep it handy. If you need a pocket we don't have, send us an email and if we think others will want one too, we will make it.



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