Camelbak HAWG Commute 30

The Camelbak HAWG Commute 30 and MULE Commute 22 are commuter specific packs designed to carry all the stuff you need to and from the office.

Deuter Flyt 20 review – Backpack with spine protection

The Deuter Flyt 20 backpack is a lightweight backpack with integrated back protector.

Osprey Raptor Pro backpack – for racing enduro, not your mates

This backpack is Osprey’s first mountain bike specific pack with an integrated spine protector. At present, it only comes in this 18 litre option, and it only comes in black...

Cotopaxi Allpa 35 review – A carry on clamshell back pack

The Cotopaxi Allpa 35 is an ethically made back pack with versatile storage designed for use as carry on luggage on a plane.

Camelbak Chase Protector Vest review: back protection in a small package

The Camelbak Chase Protector vest is a small capacity backpack of the vest style you might be more accustomed to seeing on the back of some sinewy long-distance fell runner...

Evoc Trail Pro

Evoc Trail Pro 16 Review – a light weight backpack with protection

Evoc’s new Trail Pro backpack offers Level 2 certified back protection in a light weight pack. There are three size options: 10 litre, 16 litre and 26 litre. None include...

Oxford Aqua Evo Waterproof Backpacks – for wet commutes?

Are the Oxford Aqua Evo backpacks the waterproof luggage solution you’ve been looking for? The Oxford Aqua Evo bags both have a waterproof rating of IPX-6, which means they should...

Restrap Handlebar Bags: Two Convenient Carriers

Earlier this year I began looking for handlebar bag solutions for carrying a compact camera on rides that I could gain quick, easy access to. In the hunt for the...

Fox Transition Duffel Bag | The Bag You Didn’t Know You Needed

Bike Connection Agency is a twice yearly, intimate event with a small selection of big brands. It’s surprising how quickly you accumulate enough items to make travelling home difficult, so...

Showers Pass Ranger Hip Pack | Waterproof Biscuit Transport

Wet weather specialists Showers Pass have just released the big sister to their Rainslinger hip pack. The Showers Pass Ranger hip pack boasts more room, a tool roll, back protection...

Evoc FR Lite Race 10litre Backpack – Protection & Pockets Galore

The Evoc FR Lite Race pack made its way into my life and onto my back in November 2019. Riding some extremely steep trails in Thessaloniki, Greece, on an EVOC...

Showers Pass Rainslinger Waterproof Hip Pack | Does What It Says On The Tin

Would the Showers Pass Rainslinger Waterproof Hip Pack live up to its billing? Or would Calderdale’s finest winter filth get the better of it? The Rainslinger hip pack has a...

Review | Vaude Trail Spacer 18 – More Capacity Than Capability?

Hannah tests out the Vaude Trail Spacer 18 – will its knitted construction hold up to miles on the bike as well as her previous pack? My previous experience of...

Osprey Raven 10 | Women’s Hydration Backpack For Long Days Out

It’s getting harder and harder for women to choose kit these days, because we seem to have more choice than ever before. The Osprey range alone features women’s specific packs...

Review | Evoc Neo Protector 16L Backpack

Hannah reviews the EVOC Neo – A Backpack With Protection. I’m a fan of having a back pack on – I like having something between my back and the ground...

Ortlieb Atrack BP pack

Ortlieb’s New Atrack BP – Putting the backpack into bikepacking?

Is Ortlieb’s new Atrack BP bag the answer to bikepacking on a full suspension bike? Not everyone can fit bikepacking bags to their bike. There are some awkward frame designs...

camelbak chase vest backpack hydration

Review | Forget the bum bag – the Camelbak Chase Bike Vest is a hydration pack for minimalists

Inspired by trail running packs, the Camelbak Chase Vest has been purpose built for the minimalist mountain biker that still needs to carry essential tools and spares, along with a...

The Polaris Aquanought Hydration backpack is ready to face the filth

Winter in the UK can be a problematic time to ride a bike. The daylight seems to last for an hour or two at most, the temperature has plummeted, and...

Chrome Barrage Cargo Backpack – For Commuters With a Heavy Load

Well what a deceiving pack this one is. I wasn’t supposed to be testing this Chrome Barrage Cargo backpack, it was sent in for Chipps, but late one day in...

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Packing Light – 12 Minimalist Packs Tested & Reviewed

Not everyone wants to ride with a big ‘n’ heavy backpack, so we’ve been testing a variety of different options for the minimalist mountain bikers out there, including waist packs, frame...

wingnut backpack

4 Mini-Backpacks Tested & Reviewed For The Minimalist Mountain Biker

Not everyone wants to ride with a big ‘n’ heavy backpack, so we’ve been testing a variety of different options for the minimalist mountain bikers out there, waist packs, frame bags...

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4 Waist Packs Tested & Reviewed

Not everyone wants to ride with a big 'n' heavy backpack, so we've been testing a variety of different options for the minimalist mountain bikers out there, including waist packs, frame…

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Singletrack Recommended: We review the superb Enduro Backpack from Henty Designs

Bum bags (or Fanny Packs, as they’re also affectionately known) have evolved to become one of the hottest trends in mountain biking of the past few years. Though fashion surely...

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Review: Thule’s lightweight & flexible Vital 8 hydration backpack is ideal for all-day rides

Last year the Swedish storage specialists at Thule announced their first ever range of mountain bike hydration backpacks. Three packs were launched in the Vital series, including a compact 3L...

Deuter Enduro Bag

Review: Deuter Attack Enduro 16 Bag – capable of carrying a full face helmet

Hannah'd been carrying and crashing this pack around for 7 months - how has she got on?

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Everything But The Kitchen Sink – Dakine’s Drafter Pack Is Built For Your Next Adventure

Dakine updates its classic freeride pack with some neat new features, including a lumbar reservoir and the option to fit a back protector.

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Review: Camelbak KUDU Protector 20 Backpack

Redesigned for 2018, the all-new Camelbak KUDU combines an in-built back protector with a brilliant harness and clever storage. Review within.

Review: Cube Freeride Plus 20 pack

Review: Cube Freeride Plus 20 Pack

Barney takes Cubes Freeride Plus 20 pack into the wilds of Calderdale for six months