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Life should be spent wisely: exploring new places, seeing new things, experiencing every juicy little moment as it’s offered. You need to be ready and able to take it all in when it comes at you (whether that’s right now or after reaching the next summit). That’s why more and more experienced travelers are switching to lightweight travel sling bags. They’re perfect for the adventurer who likes to travel lightly, as a part of nature rather than apart from it, but need they’re essentials kept safe and secure.

Don’t let your gear get in the way of your adventure. Every second counts—blink and that perfect little instant is gone!

Did you spot that downy fawn stumbling awkwardly across the trail ahead? That jeweled rainbow cast by the waterfall’s spray? That beautiful instant just after sunset when everything is caught between the real and the magical? Or did you waste those precious moments fussing with your bag’s straps, worrying about how secure your wallet is, or pawing through your pack trying to find that one thing you need right now?

Think of all the photos you could have snapped had your camera been handy.
Think of the frustration you would have avoided had your boarding pass been neatly stored where you could get at it instantly.  Think of the wear and tear you could have avoided had your choice of sling bag been comfortable enough to wear all day. 

That’s the freedom that Rego Gear’s lightweight, travel sling bag offers. It’s not just a sling bag, its better.


When your body is unburdened, your mind is open and able to accept everything the world around you offers. A lightweight travel sling bag is form-fitting and designed to hug your body—as if becoming a part of it—rather than hang off it like a bulky pack. Wear one long enough and it seems to disappear. A hike becomes a stroll through the forest; a bike ride becomes an exhilarating blur; a day trip becomes an experience of a lifetime.

But can you sacrifice the capacity of a traditional backpack?

Let’s face it, most of us carry much more than we ever need. Better to have and not need it, right? And that logic still applies. But when you’re planning a day trip downriver, a couple hours in the woods, or a quick bike ride you really don’t need to go overboard.

A quality lightweight travel sling will be designed with functionality foremost. Pockets sizeable and secure enough to keep all of your essentials handy and safe—cellphones, iPod, wallets, GPS units, energy bars—allow you to easily carry everything you really need. Rego Gear's Metro Sling Bag RGS450™ sits close to your body, with everything distributed at the front or the sides, so your gear is always within easy reach. No need to stop to fish a snack out of your backpack or find your camera when something catches your eye. Simply grab and keep on going.


It takes a bit of getting used to—breaking away from the backpack. But when you pare things down to the absolute essentials you realize just how little really is essential. There something Zen in travelling that way. You feel closer to nature, closer to the experience, and get more out of it. (Plus your back will thank you for it.) Adopting this lightweight method is all about deciding what you want out of your adventures and then matching the gear to that goal.

Of course, with technological advancements revolutionizing outdoor recreation lightweight doesn’t mean low quality. Look for a sling constructed out of durable materials like Cordura©, with enhancements like secure fasteners to keep the load from shifting while you’re on the move and air mesh for all-day- long comfort and breath ability. That way you’ll have a piece of equipment that you can use for day trips or all day on those longer adventures.

So take a leap and break away from the backpack on your next outdoor adventure. See if Rego Gear's Metro Sling Bag RGS450™ is the right lightweight travel sling for you.


PICKPOCKETS, THEY'RE WATCHING YOU!For this month’s newsletter topic, I wanted to cover pickpockets because a year or so ago a friend was pick-pocketed while traveling abroad. He doesn’t know when or how, just that his camera went missing. Before it went missing he recalls having placed it inside the outer-zipper pocket of his backpack. Luckily for him, it was [...]

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Rego Gear Metro Sling Bag - Hike Freely, Bike Faster, Travel Lighter

Rego Gear unveils Metro Sling Plus 550™, its first-generation, front pocket sling for your everyday adventure.Rego Gear’s first-generation, front pocket sling provides instant access to your mobile devices when traveling, hiking and biking. Built for active travelers and outdoor enthusiasts who want a lighter option to move fast and pack light. With Rego Gear's sling, you'll never have to `stop and squat' [...]

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Tourists, Victims by Rise of Pickpockets Abroad Avoid with Rego Gear's Front Pocket Metro Sling Bags

Eiffel tower shuts as staff walk out over rise in pickpocketsPopular Paris landmark closes to public for most of Friday amid protest against increase in aggressive pickpockets. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/may/22/eiffel-tower-shuts-staff-walk-out-pickpocketsBrazen Roma Pickpocket Gangs Posted Cash Grab Pics Onlinehttp://www.breitbart.com/london/2015/05/29/case-closed-28000-a-day-eiffel-tower-gypsy-pickpocket-gang-busted/Thinking of Traveling to Barcelona? Here’s the latest 2015 Pickpockets - Safety tipshttp://www.barcelonayellow.com/bcn-tourist/115-safety-barcelona-top-tipsTHE RIGHT SLING BAG TO USE AGAINST PICKPOCKETSAs you’ve read, the increase [...]

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Rego Gear's New Product Launch, The Metro Sling Bag, Sells Out After Appearing on CBS Great Day Houston!

Rego Gear's Metro Sling Plus 550 takes Houston by storm!“We live in a world that is constantly changing. We live fast, play fast and stay connected with a press of a button. But immediate access to our phones, or other essentials, isn't always immediate. It's cumbersome to have to search around in a backpack while [...]

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Rego Gear's Metro Sling Bag to Appear on New Day Northwest NBC Seattle TV Talk Show

Rego Gear's Metro Sling Plus to Debut LIVE on New Day Northwest NBC Seattle TV Talk Show this May 19th!What's so great about the Metro Sling Plus is that it was purposely designed to hold large phones such as the iPhone 6 Plus and Samsung Galaxy S5. It will also accommodate most cases, including the [...]

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Rego Gear's Front Pocket Metro Sling redefines outdoor market with Innovative design

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact:Alex CamachoRego Gear LLC(760) 685-6220Alex@regogear.comwww.regogear.comStartup redefines outdoor market with Innovative Front Pocket Metro Sling Design"Everything You Need at Your Fingertips"Oceanside, CA, March 25, 2015 – Rego Gear announced the worldwide release of the Front Pocket Metro Sling (http://www.regogear.com/), combining features of traditional backpacks with its innovative ultra light, versatile, and functional front pocket design to bring active lifestyles the next [...]

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