Peli – U100 Urban Elite Laptop Backpack

The potential problem with the Peli U100 Urban Elite – aside from the slightly strange name – is that it’s a bag which will appeal to a tiny number of people. It’s very heavy, so won’t be ideal for commuter cyclists, and it’s certainly no outdoor/backcountry product. The best niche we could come up with was for motorcyclists, where the weight matters less but the uncompromising waterproofing and crash protection would be a bonus.

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Peli VB3 LED Light

If you alternate between needing light and needing to pretend you’re a crocodile – and let’s face it, who doesn’t – then this little beasty is an excellent choice. As a wearable light it’s much cooler than a head-torch and more adaptable (clip it to anything). It throws off a load of light in a decent spread (not too focussed, not too broad) and only weighs about as much as a couple of tent-pegs.

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