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Deuter Transit 65 Travel Backpack

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    Deuter Transit 65 Travel Backpack

    The Deuter Transit 65 backpack is the ultimate partner for trips abroad with its stylish design and timeless colors. Its trademark is the suitcase/backpack carrying options that make traveling easy. See details

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    The Deuter Transit 65 backpack is the ultimate partner for trips abroad with its stylish design and timeless colors. Its trademark is the suitcase/backpack carrying options that make traveling easy.

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    The Deuter Transit 65 backpack is the ultimate partner for trips abroad with its stylish design and timeless colors. Its trademark is the suitcase/backpack carrying options that make traveling easy.

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    The Deuter Transit 65 backpack is the ultimate partner for trips abroad with its stylish design and timeless colors. Its trademark is the suitcase/backpack carrying options that make traveling easy.

    • Concealable backpack system zips away for airline transport or duffel/shoulder carrying
    • Removable shoulder strap turns the pack into a practical shoulder bag; easily stash it out of the way when not in use
    • Clamshell main compartment reveals entire contents; internal zip compartment and compression straps help keep the contents organized and safely in place
    • Side compression straps reduce pack volume and improve load stability; attach extra gear here as well
    • Zippered bottom compartment keeps dirty clothes or wet shoes separate
    • Padded grab handles offer convenient and easy transport via the top or side
    • Variquick shoulder harness and back system lets you adjust torso length from 15.5 - 22 in.
    • Contoured and padded air-mesh shoulder straps, breathable foam back panel and sternum strap provide carrying comfort
    • Load-bearing aluminum frame and anatomically formed hipbelt make carrying heavy loads comfortable
    • The Deuter Transit 65 backpack has a removable daypack which is perfect for day excursions; front zip stash pocket holds small valuables and accessories

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    Deuter Transit 65 Travel Backpack Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Travel
    Backpack
    65 liters
    3,970 + 610 cubic inches
    5 + main compartment
    No
    No
    No
    No
    2
    Yes
    15.5 - 22 inches
    Up to 46 inches
    Coated ripstop polyester
    Aluminum
    27 x 13 x 11 inches
    16 x 9 x 5 inches
    5 lbs. 1 oz.
    Unisex
    Bag style
    Gear capacity (L)
    Gear capacity (cu. in.)
    Number of exterior pockets
    Laptop compartment
    Wheeled
    Carry-on size
    Checkpoint-friendly
    Number of stays
    Adjustable torso
    Fits torso
    Fits waist/hips
    Material(s)
    Frame material
    Dimensions
    Removable bag dimensions
    Weight
    Gender

    Deuter Transit 65 Travel Backpack

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    Deuter Transit 65 Travel Backpack is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 3.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just What I Was Looking For I am now 63 and wanted something that opened like a suitcase, so I can see what I have. I did not want a top opening backpack that I have to take everything out of to get to the bottom item. I also did not want a lot of outside staps that have to be fussed with. I researched the type of backpack I wanted for the type of camping that I do at my age. I don't go on expedition any more. Mostly out with the grandkids or off to a county park for the weekend. I may hike into a walk in site, but rarely more than a mile. The Transit 65 has the capacity I need, it is a clam shell opening pack, so I can see what I have and have easy access to it. I wanted a handle on the top and the side, because it is a pain to pick up a heavy backpack by the shoulder straps. The back packing harness on it is excellent. Much more than you would get in a typical travel bag. Deuter has done an excellent job on the whole pack. It is much more than a suitcase and really an excellent backpack. It will not impress serious backpackers with its lack of features, but it is a very practical piece of equipment. The only thing missing is a lack of outside attachment points.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Okay pack...has pros and cons This pack is made of good quality, durable fabric and has a really heavy duty main zipper. The waist belt is thickly padded for comfort but makes it a little bulky on the back when zipped into the panel that conceals the straps. The compartment at the bottom (below the main compartment) is quite large and roomy. Unfortunately, I ended up returning this pack and getting the Osprey Waypoint 65. I was disappointed in the Deuter because the internal frame arcs backward into the main compartment taking up a lot of space. Also, the daypack that zips onto the front was extremely small. It looked like I was wearing a toddler backpack. I was on the fence with this bag..it is a good quality bag and if you don't need the full 65L capacity, and don't mind the super tiny daypack, then I'd say get it. It was a tough decision, but once I compared it to the Osprey Waypoint (even though the Osprey has a smaller main compartment capacity), the Osprey had more features that I liked.
    Date published: 2014-03-21
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent Design This looks likely an excellent design. I love the way the straps zip-away for easy storage and handling when on a plane or train. I pre-packed with 7 days worth of clothes (about 20#) and there was room to spare. It has good shoulder straps and well-padded waist/hip belt, although the hip back is so well padded it doesn't contour as well as some other bags I have tried. I am a 5'3 woman and although the bag has lumbar adjustment it wasn't the right fit for me. Essentially the shoulder straps are set too wide for my frame which is average for my height. I was disappointed as I liked the bag otherwise. We are planning a 20 day trip in Europe by train and the comfort/fit of the bag is a priority. I have returned it and think I will need to go with the REI Grand Tour 80. It is a female-specific design and seems to be a better fit for me. I only wish it had the zip-in strap feature. If the Deuter is a fit with you I think you will love it.
    Date published: 2014-03-21

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