With up to 70% of the human body made of H2O, drinking up when riding is as essential as not casing jumps and getting rad. Let us point you in the right direction to this seasons best hydration packs!
POC ‘Spine VPD Air Backpack 8’
Constructed from an ultra tech fabric that repels water and dirt. Twin-strap closure system. Tool pocket on the side for easy access. Overall a very light feeling pack which is impressive considering this pack features a spine protection insert. Hydration bladder sold separately. Price // $239.95 Browse // www.snowsport.com.au
Leatt ‘DBX Mountain Lite 2.0’
A multi impact back protector offers comfortable and flexible protection from impact. With a 2.0L bladder and 1.0L luggage compartment, this pack is the perfect size for all your essentials. Price //$169.95 Browse // www.cassons.com.au
Shimano ‘Enduro Racepack’
Utilizing Shimano’s ACCU3D body hugging fit, each part of this pack is shaped to create a fit that stays perfectly next to your back with no movement or loose straps. Plenty of stretchable pockets and compartments to stash everything you need for a day in the saddle. Hydration bladder sold separately. Price //$139.95 Browse // www.shimano.com.au
Scott ‘Perform HY’ 16L
Featuring Scott’s patented 3D shaped moisture management back panel this pack utilises a 2 litre Hydrapak Elite reservoir, Upper and automatic compression system to ensure figure hugging fit and comfort. Price // $164.95 Browse // www.scott-sports.com
Camelbak ‘Skyline LR10’
Wowsers, this pack is brimming with cool features. A 3-litre fluid reservoir, helmet hooks, compression webbing for storing soft armour, and an XV back panel to keep your back cool and ventilated. The pack also includes its own tool roll, so you’ll always be prepared on the trail.
Featuring Deuter’s Aircomfort System, this pack is definitely one of the most comfortable that we’ve featured. Quite a large pack in overall size and you’ll find plenty of pockets and compartments including a ‘wet storage’ compartment. And it even comes equipped with a small removable foam mat for sitting on! Hydration bladder sold separately.
What we really like about this pack is that it isn’t over complicated. It’s got everything you need for a few hours of riding and nothing that you don’t. And at half the price of some hydro packs the Firefly represents fantastic value. Price //$119.95 Browse // www.pushys.com
Ogio ‘Baja 2L’
The Baja features a sweet Multi-Adjust harness system which holds the pack perfectly to your body without restricting manoeuvrability. An ‘anti-sloshing’ hydration bladder which is housed in a insulated cooler lining that keeps liquid cold for 30% longer. Large front compartment for storing extra gear and accessories. Expandable front storage pocket for helmet or large gear. And for increased comfort on long rides it also features an ergonomic padded back panel allowing for consistent air flow.
Utalising USWE’s brilliant 4-point suspension harness strap design, the Airborne 9 fits like a glove! A very lightweight pack which features plenty of well designed storage compartments and 3 litre ‘Elite’ fluid bladder. You’d be hard pressed finding a better riding pack.
The ‘go to’ choice for several of our staff riders. An extremely versatile pack for riders who don’t carry a lot of gear, or Enduro racers. Great design, and loads of comfort thanks to Evoc’s premium hip belt and back ventilation. The pack includes a rain cover to keep your gear dry and separate compartments to keep everything organised.