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Using a waterproof backpack to fit my gear

Dec. 22, 2018
After much testing I have selected a bag and set of cases to fit my entire business, wherever I go.

Over the past few months I have been testing different bags and cases to fit everything I need to run my business. As I commute by bike, the bag needs to be waterproof. The problem with waterproof gear is that it is usually very bulky. I need my gear to be both portable and representative, a challenge worth a blog post!

Cash is king, or is it?

The wallet- and cash-less experiment

July 15, 2016
Is the time right to ditch the wallet?

Very often I see men carry a wallet filled with plastic: multiple debit and credit cards plus a bunch of loyalty programs and membership cards. Then, some even top it off with stinky paper money and sticky metal coins! It made me wonder if I can free up one pocket by ditching the wallet?

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This case allows easy access to the payment card while hiding the ID inside.
This case allows easy access to the payment card while hiding the ID inside.
Access to accesoires from both sides of the
Access to accesoires from both sides of the "thing"
Stacking two plastic cards is easy
Stacking two plastic cards is easy
Hardgraft iPad Pro case with the keyboard folio and Apple Pencil
Hardgraft iPad Pro case with the keyboard folio and Apple Pencil
Inside the Ortlieb Urban Daypack - comfortably spacious
Inside the Ortlieb Urban Daypack - comfortably spacious
Hardgraft iPhone cash card wallet
Hardgraft iPhone cash card wallet
All I need to do my business - really!
All I need to do my business - really!
The iPhone with case is only slightly thicker.
The iPhone with case is only slightly thicker.
Ortlieb Urban daypack 15L
Ortlieb Urban daypack 15L
Packing it together, Hardgraft and Ortlieb
Packing it together, Hardgraft and Ortlieb
Peripheral case
Peripheral case "thing"
Awesome threesome... of sorts
Awesome threesome... of sorts
Charging the iPhone while inside the wallet
Charging the iPhone while inside the wallet
Ortlieb Urban: Textile appearance on the outside, polyurethane waterproofness on the inside
Ortlieb Urban: Textile appearance on the outside, polyurethane waterproofness on the inside
The iPhone case is large enough to hide cards.
The iPhone case is large enough to hide cards.
Adjustable straps without loose ends.
Adjustable straps without loose ends.
Me wearing the hardcore Ortlieb Velocity bag through bad weather, fantastic but a little bit bulky...
Me wearing the hardcore Ortlieb Velocity bag through bad weather, fantastic but a little bit bulky...
Just like any other iPhone: but this one has an NFC contactless bank card and ID hidden it it!
Just like any other iPhone: but this one has an NFC contactless bank card and ID hidden it it!

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