Review: Our Experience With Laptop Cases From WaterField Designs

Old and New Laptop Cases (Waterfield Designs) A round-the-world bike tour is a good way to test any piece of gear, and the laptop case we bought from WaterField Designs ( was one of the things that stood up best to our 3-year trip.

Our first experience with this company was way back in 2006, when we bought a case for our small netbook. The laptop sleeve is still going strong.

It was pulled in and out of bicycle panniers on a daily basis and thrown carelessly around our tent but aside from a few minor scuff marks, you can hardly tell the difference between the old one (on the right) and the new one we just bought last month for another laptop.

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  1. Richard
    28th September 2011 at 9:02 am #

    If it’s length of tour of level of wilderness travelled through that wins I have no chance!

    Am planning my first major cycle tour next year (across the USA) and have found your website a font of knowledge, (especially the bike in a bag on a plane article, which I’ve already tested!!).

    Laptop bag would certainly be useful, to help with the transportation of the blogging machine.

    Cheers for the site!


  2. Richard
    28th September 2011 at 9:03 am #

    Not sure how I’ve managed this, was trying to enter the competition! D’oh!

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