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May 21|Matador

Matador Segues into One-Bag Travel with Newest Launch

Matador’s SEG42 offers maximum organization with a minimalist aesthetic

BOULDER, Colo. (May 21, 2020) – Matador Packable Adventure Gear, the award-winning producer of minimalist travel gear, today introduced the SEG42 One Bag Travel Pack, a 42-liter, carry-on backpack featuring a patented architecture for optimal organization. The innovative segmented design offers access to five external zippered compartments, which allow organization by type, day or activity, and an oversized clamshell pocket allows separation of large items or dirty clothes.

“With the SEG42, we’ve combined the best assets of backpacks, duffle bags and packing cubes to deliver an unprecedented level of organization,” said Chris Clearman, Founder and CEO of Matador. “While packing cubes require rifling through layers of clothes in order to fish something out , the SEG42 has multiple compartments that can be accessed quickly and easily, all from the exterior. It’s 42 liters of pure travel organization.”


In addition to the SEG42’s five main compartments and the full-access clamshell pocket, the backpack offers an external-access padded laptop sleeve and sleek endcap pockets, all featuring water-resistant zippers. The bag can be used as either a backpack or a duffle, with rugged handles on three sides and stowable shoulder straps with an adjustable sternum strap. Burly materials, reinforced construction and aluminum hardware ensure the SEG42 can stand up to the elements, and a UTS coating adds up to 30 percent increased tear strength.

“With airline baggage fees becoming more restrictive, one-bag travel is becoming the norm,” continued Clearman. “The SEG42 makes it easier than ever, and it is a must-have as we segue back into traveling.”

The SEG42 (MSRP: $189.99) is available now at select retailers and online at


About Matador

Matador is a proudly-bootstrapped startup nestled in the recreational mecca of Boulder, Colorado. With its launch in 2014, Matador created a brand-new market niche – packable adventure gear. Each product is designed in-house by a team of passionate adventurers and then thoroughly tested in the great outdoors. For more information about Matador, visit

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