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Old 01-10-2013, 06:56 PM   #23
Dan Alexander
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I backpacked in Europe and Asia in 1970 with one of those packs with an aluminum frame and it broke in Turkey and trying to get it fixed was impossible so I hear you on frames and damages.

That's why I'm interested in soft bags instead of Jesse's that I used to own. One low side and major repairs are needed plus the chance of doing damage to your legs with the hard bags.

But at $650 I need to be convinced

So getting back to the backpack theme, they have some kind of internal frame to keep them out of the rear wheel?
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