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BC Urban

Do you often cycle in the city? Are you looking for the perfect everyday companion that looks good, strengthens your back and is environmentally friendly? Here is the solution! The BC Urban is much more than just a rude backpack. It is stylish, offers a lot of space to stow away and a lot of comfort - especially for your back, as the seal of approval of the “Aktion Gesunder Rücken” (campaign for a healthy back) proves. In short: The BC Urban makes your urban life easier - no matter how heavy you have to carry.
Price $ 179.95(Without VAT**)
€ 169,95(With VAT**)


  • Ergonomics for urban everyday life
  • Made from 45 recycled PET bottles
  • Perfect fit



Ergonomics with style

The missing factor in most urban packs is the attention to load distributing ergonomics, alleviating unwanted strain on the back. The BC Urban stands out from the industry of urban packs with its attention to ergonomics as well as style. It’s the perfect choice for all commuters!

Ergon backpack BC Urban with back-friendly carrying system.



The BC Urban is made from 45 recycled 0.5 liter PET bottles. In addition, the outer material is Bluesign®-certified as a product produced in a responsible and sustainable manner.

he Ergon backpack BC Urban is made of 45 recycled 0.5 liter PET bottles.


Integrated Computer Sleeve

The BC Urban has many practical features starting with being able to access the main compartment by a roll closure. Additionally, the pack contains a padded computer sleeve that fits notebooks up to 15″. The Cargo Strap can be purchased seperately to secure packages on the exterior of the pack. All of these features make the BC Urban the perfect everyday companion.

Ergon backpack BC Urban with padded Notebook compartment.


Removable hip belt

The wide hip belt shifts the load securely to the hips. The belt can also be easily removed if you do not need the extra load stabilizing.

Ergon backpack BC Urban with removable hip belt.


Reflective elements

The pack features integrated reflecting fabrics that increase visibility and enhances safety through traffic.

Ergon backpack BC Urban with reflector surfaces.


Cargo Strap

Thee BC Urban can also carry large packages attached to the outside of the pack by means of the Cargo Strap, sold separately. The strap is simply attached to the fastening points on the BC Urban and provides a secure hold for large or bulky packages. If it is not needed, the Cargo Strap can be easily stored in the backpack. The strap can also simply be used to compress the backpack.

Ergon backpack BC Urban with practical Cargo Strap.


Tested back-friendly

The BC Urban features padding along the back with the capability of adjusting the length to match the individual rider’s needs. The self-adjusting, pre-shaped shoulder straps offer maximum comfort. The wide hip belt shifts the load securely to the hips and relieves the load on the shoulders. This belt can be easily removed. Due to these features, the BC Urban has been awarded the seal of approval of the „Aktion Gesunder Rücken“ (Forum gesunder Rücken and Bundesverband deutscher Rückenschulen).

AGR seal of approval for the back-friendly Ergon backpack BC Urban.

Perfect fit for every back

The pack can be adjusted to fit sizes S to XL due to the the 4-way adjustable back length carrying system.

Ergon backpack BC Urban with 4-way adjustable carrying system.

Ergonomically shapeable aluminum rail

The flexible aluminum pre-shaped rail ergonomically supports the pack to the spine. This rail can be easily fine-adjusted at any time.

Ergon backpack BC Urban with flexible aluminium shaped rail.


“To make a commuter backpack comfortable to wear, you don’t need a change in the constitution, just enough passion in its development.”

— B. Altenhofer, product designer at Ergon

Technical Specifications

BC Urban
One Size
21 l
$ 179.95(Without VAT**)
€ 169,95(With VAT**)

**Price can vary by country.

Perfect Fit Backpack

  1. 4-way back length adjustment – from size S to XL.
  2. Automatic adjustment oft he shoulder fit – flexible connection oft he shoulder straps.
  3. Removable hip belt – Load stabilization at the lower back.
4-way back length adjustment

Certified back-friendly

Dorsal and back pain is currently one of the most common human health issues. Naturally this also effects and compromises the enjoyment of riding your bike. The positive effect of the Core saddle series’ working principal, in regard to back issues, has officially been confirmed by a group of interdisciplinary experts (health professionals, orthopedists and physical therapists) in a long-term certification process. It works!

As the first bike saddles ever, the 2020 Ergon Core models have been awarded with the seal of quality called “Campaign for Healthier Backs “by the Association Forum Healthy Back – Better Living and Federal Association of German Back Schools.

BC Urban: Tested and recommended by the Forum Gesunder Rücken – Besser Leben e.V. and the Bundesverband deutscher Rückenschulen (BdR) e.V. (Federal Association of German Back Schools).

Made of recycled PET bottles.

The cover of the BC Urban is bluesign® certified and water resistant. Together with the inner lining it is made of recycled PET bottles. 45 PET bottles a 500ml are used for each bag.

The perfect companion fort he urban everyday life

The main compartment is easily accessible trough the full-width roll-down closure and contains a notebook pouch (up to 15“). Additionally the BC Urban features a useful Cargostrap on the outside (for carrying parcels, packages and other bulky cargo), making it the perfect companion for the urban everyday life.

Optional accessory:

  • Water resistant rain cover
  • removable Cargostrap for carrying parcels