Nike is one of the most popular sellers of running gear. But it is notable they don’t sell lots of running backpacks. Their retail line of running backpacks is referred to as Nike Cheyenne. Moreover their best-selling the backpack is one of the lightest packs they offer, and it’s called Nike Cheyenne Vapor. Below is a full review of the backpack.
Comfort and Fit
2Nike noted a lot of runners stash more weight than usual in their backpacks. This means that the bag is always pressing against your back, hence discomfort. So, Nike made the backpack with a curved design to assist hold the weight off your back and offers some extra ventilation.
Moreover, the shoulder straps are also comfortable, but they are also thinner than usual. This is odd since the backpack was made for extra storage, therefore the waist straps. The waist straps would be great if they were removable but they are not. The majority of the user of this bag use it for carrying a laptop to work, or running to and from gym or work. Hence you will want the strap in most scenarios to prevent bouncing and to offer some stability.
This is a faulty part in the design. The backpack lacks pockets on the waist strap or side pockets or a water bottle. Therefore you have to force a hydration bottle in the main compartment hence limiting your space. The great news is that the back pack is spacious enough to hold 70-ounce hydration reservoir.
This is definitely a strong point for this backpack. The main compartment has a double-zip vertical pocket on the back of the backpack. You will find a couple of mesh pockets and a laptop sleeve inside this pocket. This the backpack is really suitable for carrying a laptop.
More to the main pocket, the backpack has a vertical slit pocket suitable for holding a trail map. There is also another pocket behind the main compartment for your stuff. Below the backpack, you will get another zippered storage space which is a dry/wet storage pocket. Just when you think the pockets are many, there is more. On the shoulder strap, there is a removable zippered mobile phone pouch. The pouch can fit an Android phone, iPhone, or other similar phones. Nike also adds a removable rain cover to keep your gear dry and your bag covered. Whenever you are not using the cover, you just roll it up and put it below you bag till you do need it.
- Versatile, usable for more than just a laptop
- Great for running in the dark due to its highly
- It has a rain guard and a laptop sleeve as
- The waist straps are not removable
- The pack does not specialize in a single aspect
of running. As much as Nike is not known for offering running packs,
they do a fantastic job with Nike Cheyenne Vapor. The rain cover is a great accessory the makes the pack solid at a decent price.