Camelbak Podium Big Chill

Summers are going on and hydration is super mandatory. On long riding days you often have to drink warm water from your water bottles. But it’s always nice to have a sip of chilled water and hydrate with style. This is where insulated water bottles come in. But could “Camelbak’s Podium Big Chill” be the best answer to this problem? We decided to check it out and see if this is the one for you. The 25 fl. oz. CamelBak Podium Big Chill Insulated Water Bottle uses double-walled construction to…

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Lowe Alpine Strike 24 – Review

Lowe Alpine; an outdoor equipment company from Colorado manufactures high quality outdoor equipment including packs and apparel for a wide range of outdoor activities. Lowe Alpine released their product line in India recently and introduced the Strike 24 day pack which is the best in its class that our outdoor expert Naveen has ever tested. As the name suggest, the Strike 24 can carry 24 liters of cargo and is a heavyweight champ when it comes to carrying all the gear you need for day-long riding adventure. Although Strike 24…

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Camelbak Fourteener 20

Camelbak Fourteener 20 is a neat looking hydration pack “which has not been designed specifically for mountain biking”. The Fourteener 20 is listed as an outdoor pack, but no one will stop and question you if you are spotted with this hydration pack while riding your bike. This is supposed to be Camelbak’s high performance pack which is designed to carry extra layers, food, head lamp, trail maps, trekking poles, ice axe, media, sunglasses etc. We managed to stuff in a 14” laptop easily! If you’re a multi-day riding fanatic…

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Lumos Thirll Seeker – Solar / Hydration pack

Also Featured in Issue #27 Imagine cycling to Ladakh and capturing epic sceneries at every stretch and soon you realize your phone or camera battery has drained just when you reached “The Spot” to be captured for lifetime memories or your GPS battery has drained out while mapping your ride. A simple solution has been developed recently by ‘Lumos’ a company that specializes in designing and creating power-packed bags and accessories for the outdoors. We received ‘Thrill Seeker’ solar hydration daypack from Lumos that can solve the above mentioned scenarios.…

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Osprey Raven 10

Osprey Raven 10 By: Vineet Sharma Also featured in Issue #21 | May 2014 This month we check out a smart hydration pack for smart women mountain bikers out there. The women’s specific Raven 10 offers a lower compression strap to stabilize the load making this the ideal pack for mountain bike rides lasting 1.5 to 3 hours or a great day hiking pack with hydration. Unique Features: Women’s specific shoulder straps, waistbelt and torso sizing Lower zip compartment for quick access to tool pouch Lower compression strap to stabilize…

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