Camelbak Chase Bike Vest provides storage not just at the back but also over the ultra wide shoulder straps to provide quick access for regular use items.
Camelbak Skyline LR 10 has a 3L bladder and 7L of storage capacity and is the perfect size for trail riders who don’t need to carry everything with them.
Dakine makes three different waist packs, and in terms of volume this Dakine Hot Laps 2L Waist Bag sits bang in the middle of the range.
The Osprey Raptor 10 is now updated for 2019, Osprey has made some changes to one of mbr’s favourite models of hydration pack.
The Evoc Explorer Pro 30L hydration pack is one of the biggest packs Evoc makes and is intended for bikepacking or multiday rides.
The Osprey Duro Solo Belt is a little bumbag that is really designed for runners, but don't let that put you off. Invaluable for bikes with cages.
Cube Edge Trail is a mid capacity pack capable of swallowing everything for a day in the hills. It also adds in a few neat features unique to Cube.
The Camelbak KUDU Protector 20 Dry cherry picks its features based around practicality and of course, back protection for the rider.
EVOC Hip Pack Race 3L has a roomy 3l of cargo space. It’s well organised with a main chamber that houses a reservoir and larger clothing or pumps.
The Camelbak Repack LR 4 is their second attempt at an enduro-style bum bag. The brand have clearly learnt lessons from its older Palos LR 4.
The Endura Singletrack Backpack fulfils the storage needs for riders wanting a pack big enough to cram a full day's worth of kit and spares.
The Deuter Compact EXP 12 is small enough to be a companion on short blasts but capable of swallowing enough kit for overnight adventures.
The Source Hipster belt stands out from the bumbag fannypack crowd by having additional shoulder straps and an unusual reservoir design.
The Mavic Crossride Belt has a deep triangular shape aimed at maintaining stability even when hooning about or during enduro racing.
The Evoc CC 10L is a mid sized pack aimed at shorter rides and races. That’s not to say it isn’t a good choice for all day epics in the…
Camelbak are the innovators when it comes to hydration packs. Coining the phrase ‘Hydrate or die’, Camelbak has been on the scene since the eighties. Indeed most of us have,…
A small feature that tickled us is the inclusion of a foil blanket pre-packed in the tool compartment — a nod to the Crossmax’s big-mountain aspirations.
It does come with quite a weight penalty, but if you are riding hard and taking risks, the Evoc could be the pack for you.
One of the most expensive packs out there, but it’s easily the best for big days out
The Osprey Viper 9 allows organised carrying and can be loaded up for all-day riding, but it works best when travelling fast and light.