Bust out the women’s-specific Verve 13 pack for everything you might need for a day on the mtb.
If your optioning for some longer mountain bike rides with the friends into the desert this spring, or long rides into the alpine zone once the snow clears, set yourself up with Osprey’s super comfy Verve, it will easily haul all the extra gear to take care of any what-ifs along with the inevitable minor hiccups. The Verve model will handle enough food, water, along with mishap tools to get you back home or to the car at the trail head safely. The other great detail with all of Osprey’s packs, is the small magnetized button that is conveniently placed on the sternum strap for the nozzle to be handy so you can pipe in plenty of water to stay fueled and hydrated for the day-long mountain bike hiatus.
- Female-specific design perfectly contours with your body’s natural curves.
- Verve Cargo capacity size – 800 cu inches.
- Reservoir Volume – 3 L
- A breathable mesh panel is padded along with the shoulder straps keep you cooler when it rests comfortably on your back.
- Weight for the Verve without any water — 1lb 15oz.
- Four Compression Straps located on the sides to provide awesome stability and support.
- Panel-loading main compartment is easy to load/unload and features a pump sleeve, tool pouch, and ‘shove-it’ pocket for your essential bike gear.
- Front LidLock uses a leashed bungee to secure your vented helmet on the drive back to civilization.
- Removable Waist Belt.
- Front loop attachment fits a blinker for urban riding after sunset.
- Safety Reflective details provide additional security while night riding.
- Recommended Use for Mountain Biking, Urban cycling, or day hiking.
- Osprey Lifetime Warranty
– the women’s mtb version is available with free shipping, along with all the different sizing info and more pictures of the Lava color, as well as purchase details at Backcountry below.”
Osprey Verve 13
“– Funner, 29er-Cafe”
To do a few snappy loops on your closest mountain bike trail will recalculate and rejuvenate your overworked brain on your lunch break, while the Osprey Verve 5 Women’s Hydration Pack will reassure that you are not dehydrated similar to a raisin before your 2:30 p.m. conference call. The new Verve 5 setup utilizes a two liter bladder that will store enough water for medium or short bike rides. And the most ideal and user friendly item with the new Osprey Packs is their bite valve system that attaches to a very simple magnetized sternum strap button. To allow for you to let your knobby wheels, and the exciting single track suppress any unnecessary thoughts.
|Having a 305 cubic in. compartment the Verve 5 will hold a few snacks, a tire tube, and your MTB multi tool for repairs.|
|Extra room for a packable shell for mountain rides or day hikes on fickle summer weather days.|
|Waist belt adds lateral security keeping the pack from shifting around.|
|The shoulder straps and back panel are padded mesh to allow for excellent ventilation.|
|LidLock attachment keeps your bike helmet locked on once you head up the elevator and return to the office.|
|No-leak bite valve, has a shut off.|
|The graphics are Reflective to be visible to drivers while you commute after 5.|
|Osprey lifetime warranty|
|Weight: (no water) 15 oz|
Bottom Dollar: This small but highly functional pack built to help quench bike riders, and trail runners as well.
“- the mtb hydration packs are available with free shipping, along with all the different sizing info and more pictures of different color options, as well as purchase details at Backcountry below.”
– Funner, 29erCafe”
If your interested in a discount, last years 2013 Verve 9 pack — 549cu inch model that also comes in the same colors shown above, is now discounted from $69.00 to $54.00
“The purchase details are located below.”
(“Please note that the Verve sale price get’s listed when the article was originally written, but if your here and it’s now the off season, there is a good chance I haven’t been able to get back here to the article to update to the new (discounted sale price). Thus making it highly worth while to go through the purchase info link above, because the sale pricing gets updated regularly due to supply, so there’s a great chance the price is discounted even more than what I have listed here. So the best of luck finding a screaming deal, check out the purchase info link above. Thank You for your Support!”)
All Mountain and XC Performance oriented Zealot MTB packs
For 2014 Osprey built the new Zealot mountain bike hydration pack to ultimately be the AM/ XC mountain bikers dream come true. Mainly due to the Osprey’s narrow super comfortable profile, but yet it still has ample storage capacity to get you there with everything you need. The extra storage capacity enables for a removable roll-out tool pouch and ability to carry body armor along with either cross country style or full face helmets.
The Key Features include,
* 3-Liter Osprey Hydra-Form™ Reservoir is included, and replaceable if you happen to lose it or the dog chews it up.
* Total weight does not include the reservoir.
Colors available for the Zealot 10 are: Pitch Black, Octane Blue
The back panel offers a wide zipper access to the main compartment without having to remove gear that is attached to the front.
EVA foam has been perforated with large holes to create enhanced breath ability and comfortable stretch. Breathable spacer mesh wraps up over edges of foam to create soft, non irritation surface of contact. A zippered MP3/Media/Phone pouch is within easy reach on one shoulder strap while the other contains a stretch mesh gel pocket.
They provided an additional attachment point on the Zealot for blinker lights.
A padded front compression pocket combines with stretch mesh side pockets for hauling your safety body armor and or other bulky items you might need to have with you.
Padded front compression pocket combines with stretch mesh side pockets is also used for carrying your full face helmet or your body armor.
It has a sleeve that is built-in for the reservoir with an elastic compression cord to keep the water stabilized on your back.
Lid-LockTM provides a simple and convenient place to carry your helmet when your not wearing it. It quickly secures a vented helmet to your Osprey series pack easily with the Lid-Lock™ helmet attachment.
It is now possible to keep your phone or MP3/i-pod media player protected and quickly accessible in the zippered pouch on both shoulder harnesses.
A quick access top zippered pocket is lined with a soft, easy to clean heat embossed fabric near the top of the Zealot.
It has a roll-out tool pouch that can quickly be removed and be used without unpacking other items.
Elastic bungees keep tool-pouch contents secure and organized whether they are in or out.
The Zealot also has a removable, roll-out tool pouch that is located in the zippered compartment low on the pack for easy access and a lower center of gravity.
The model uses a 20mm webbing waist strap to keep it stable while the Zealot 16 adds padded spacer mesh hip wings with zippered pockets on a 40mm Straight Ergo Pull™ hip belt.
Volumes and Weights
|M/L||610||same as above||1/12||0.80|
The Dimensions are shown as length (height) x width x depth
51 x 26 x 24 cm
20 1/16 x9 1/4 x 9 7/16 in
The Zealot is available at Backcountry.
Check the link below for the availability on both the Pitch Black and Octane Blue Versions, and the possible discounted sale price! Enjoy and thank you for supporting 29er-Cafe! Happy single-track-times..