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Comments about Osprey Contrail Daypack:
I'm an urban commuter and bought this bag to use as my daily pack to bring to and from work. Sometimes I need to carry a laptop and much prefer to use a backpack for my 25 - 35 minute train ride to work. Let me start by saying that I LOVE Osprey Bags. This is my 8th Osprey Bag, and will definitely not be my last. I liked this bag because although it's a backpack, it still LOOKS professional. But that being said, I definitely wish I had NOT bought this bag. It is EXTREMELY uncomfortable. I didn't notice this in the store when I loaded it up with weight and walked around for 15 minutes. But sure enough, I found that after 2-3 weeks of use, I was getting headaches and severe neck pain because it sat so far out on my shoulders. And mind you, I only was carrying a laptop about once a week, and this was happening pretty much daily. Although I am female, I am not necessarily slim shouldered. Perhaps for the most strapping of lads, this won't be an issue, but I really just found that the bag was extremely uncomfortable.
Another gripe I had with the bag, and I knew this going in and was just hoping it wouldn't be an issue for me, is that it's REALLY thick. It does not compress down at all. I hoped I'd get past this, but when you're standing on a crowded train, or walking down a busy sidewalk, having your mostly empty backpack stick out 6" - 8" from your back is really pretty annoying. Also, it's heavy for what it is.
Regardless, within 3 days of switching back to my bright orange Flap-Jack bag, the headaches and neck pain went away. I will say that the organization on this bag is great, and that I loved the ability to access my laptop through the separate zipper pocket, but in the end, it just wasn't worth it to me.
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