The best pickpocket-proof backpack
Living in a big city is a challenge. Every day up to 400,000 pickpockets occur in the world, and, unfortunately, no one is immune from this. Nobody except the owner of the unique Bobby backpack from XD Design. Launched on Kickstarter, the backpack immediately attracted a huge following with its anti-thief design, ergonomic design, weight distribution system, LED strips and (even!) A USB port to charge your phone! Everything is thought out to the smallest detail in this backpack, from the special attachment to suitcases for travelers to the original YKK zipper.
Oddly enough, the XD Design designer was inspired by the crowded places of Shanghai. Worried about the safety of their belongings, passers-by wore a backpack on their stomach. Then the idea was born to create a unique backpack against thieves. How can you get to the contents of a backpack if it doesn’t have a zipper? At first glance, it seems that the backpack does not open at all. This is the uniqueness of the design.
The zipper in the main compartment runs right along the edge of the back of the backpack itself. The unique concept allows the backpack to be opened at three different angles: 30 °, 90 °, 180 °. For easy and quick access, for example, to a notebook or tablet, it is enough to open the backpack at an angle of 30 °, holding it by the top handle. Putting the backpack on the table, it will be convenient for you to open it 90 °. If you want to get something very large out of your backpack, just put it down and open it like a suitcase for 180 ° travel.
To protect the backpack from crushing and attempts to cut the material, the developers have applied the effect of layering. Five layers of different types of materials were used to create a solid structure. The top layer is a stylish polyester fabric. The fabric from which the sides and front of the backpack are made are waterproof. It is followed by a layer of soft material that protects against impact, and then several layers of fabric, providing additional reliability. Basic notch protection is guaranteed by the insertion of a plastic sheet in front of the lining.
Everything at hand
Traveling by public transport, it is very problematic and inconvenient to look for a wallet or a travel ticket at the very bottom of the backpack. To make our life as easy as possible, the designers of the backpack provided it with pockets for quick access. A small pocket on the inside of the shoulder strap holds your travel card or keys. There are also two pockets on the back of the backpack, one of which is zipped. They can store documents and a mobile phone.
Safety at night
Reflectors are located in four zones on the backpack: two on the sides at the top, one in the form of a strip on the front side, and the third is the company logo itself. Reflectors shine evenly over the entire 360 °, no matter from which side the light source was. You will be visible already at a distance of 100 meters.
USB port for charging gadgets
On the inside of the right shoulder strap there is a USB port to which you can connect your gadget if the battery runs out. You just need to connect an external battery inside to the cable, which is sold separately and is not included in the package.
Good weight distribution
The well-thought-out organization of the departments allows you to correctly distribute weight and reduce the load on the shoulders. The heaviest items are located closest to the back, and strong baffles between the compartments prevent weight from moving when moving. So the weight of the backpack is perceived 20-25% lighter than when using standard backpack models. Maximum comfort is achieved by special finishing of the back and shoulder straps. The ventilated soft material will keep your back from sweating or getting tired even from a day of wearing the backpack over your shoulders.
Everything will fit, and even more
The ergonomic distribution of the compartments inside the backpack allows you to store a laptop, tablet, writing utensils, clothes, water bottle, charger, headphones and more in isolated compartments. Books of all sizes fit into Bobby, and a 15.6-inch laptop.
Art in detail
Bobby fasteners – an original zipper from the world famous Japanese brand YKK, complemented by a stylish slider with the XD Design logo. Often, it is the quality of the fittings that largely determines the service life of the product itself. In this case, the backpack will serve for many, many years.
Travel for your own pleasure! Thanks to the well-thought-out strap on the back of the backpack, it is very convenient to attach it to the handle of the suitcase. Plug in the power bank inside your backpack and charge your gadgets while you travel.
Volume 13 liters
Compartment for laptop diagonal: 15.6 “, size: 270 x 330 – 400 x 35 mm
Tablet pocket diagonal: 10 “, size: 255 x 120 – 180 x 10 mm
Anti-cut multi-layer fabric
Moisture protection is
Weight distribution system (perceived 20-25% lighter than when using standard backpack models)
Reflective elements in four zones (visibility up to 100 meters)
Concealed shoulder pocket
Concealed back pocket
USB port for charging devices (requires a portable battery connection)
Zippers from YKK
Can be opened at three angles 30 °, 90 ° or 180 °
Materials propylene, polyester
Size 340 x 440 x 165 mm
Weight 885 g