Three of the best adventure packs

Storage that doesn't suck

When it comes to long-distance mountain bike rides preparation is key, and most riders would soon find themselves in trouble without a dependable backpack.

If you’re thinking of taking on the challenge of a longer ride, such as this year’s Rat Race: The Crossing, here are three of the best packs to consider.

For shorter days in the saddle

Deuter Race EXP Air pack

Deuter race exp air pack: deuter race exp air pack
Deuter race exp air pack: deuter race exp air pack

  • £67.95
  • Storage: 12(+3) litres
  • Weight: 940g

We say:Stable, airy and solid construction – with a little compromise

Read the full review of the Deuter Race EXP Air

For the long haul

Vaude Splash 20+5 pack

Vaude splash 20+5 pack: vaude splash 20+5 pack
Vaude splash 20+5 pack: vaude splash 20+5 pack

  • £70
  • Storage: 20(+5) litres
  • Weight: 950g

We say: “A high-quality pack that’s great for big days out in uncertain weather”

Read the full review of the Vaude Splash 20+5

Women’s specific option

Deuter Trans Alpine 26 SL women's backpack

Deuter trans alpine 26 sl women's backpack: deuter trans alpine 26 sl women's backpack
Deuter trans alpine 26 sl women's backpack: deuter trans alpine 26 sl women's backpack

  • Price: £90
  • Storage: 26 litres
  • Weight: 1,230g

“Durable construction and comfortable fit will give years of commuting and adventure service”

Read the full review of the Deuter Trans Alpine 26 SL

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