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Matador GlobeRider45 Travel Backpack

The Matador GlobeRider45 Travel Backpack is engineered inside and out to be the ultimate pack for the world traveller. Carry On Compliant and made from recycled, bluesign®-approved materials. Voted Best Travel Pack of 2023 by Minimalist Journeys.



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The Matador GlobeRider45 combines the architecture of a traditional travel pack with materials and construction typically reserved for the outdoor backpacking industry. The clamshell design lets you pack it all in, while the external access admin pocket and laptop sleeve keep your essentials accessible. GlobeRider45 is carry-on compliant for most airlines, or stow the straps and hip belt to check it through.

  • Full internal frame, aluminium frame stay
  • Cushioned, breathable back panel and shoulder straps
  • Padded, breathable hip belt
  • Stowable hip belt and shoulder straps
  • Large external stash pocket
  • Sternum strap
  • Load lifters
  • External access admin pocket with layered organization
  • External access padded laptop pocket
  • Clamshell design with flexible internal organization
  • Internal shock cord securement system
  • Sealing YKK® zippers on all exterior pockets
  • Zipper security loops on all external pockets
  • Reflective zipper pulls for recognition in low light
  • External daisy chain on the front
  • The smuggler pocket is hidden behind the back panel
  • External water bottle pocket
  • Grab handles on top, bottom, front, back, and side
  • UHMWPE-reinforced high-wear panels
  • V-Compression straps on the exterior
  • Built with recycled materials that meet Bluesign® criteria
  • Soft-sided design conforms to carry-on requirements (most airlines)
  • Comes with a simple warranty - no fine print. See
  • Fast Order Processing - Free US shipping over USD50
  • Fast customer support provided by real humans
  • In-house repairs to keep your equipment going.

What We Like About It

  • YKK zippers
  • Sizeable top compartment
  • Separate laptop compartment at the back
  • Hidable harness system
  • Made from Bluesign® approved recycled nylon

What We Don't Like About It


Additional information

Weight 2041 g
Dimensions 55 × 33 × 28 cm

45 litres


100D Bluesign® Robic® nylon mini ripstop, 210D nylon bonded thread with bartack reinforced construction, 420D Bluesign® nylon Ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene reinforced ripstop, 420D Bluesign® recycled nylon, EVA foam padded back panel, shoulder straps, and hip belt, HDPE framesheet with aluminum framestay, Polyurethane waterproofing, YKK® hardware, YKK® PU coated sealing zippers

Manufacturer Location

Rain cover or water resistant