EVOC Freeride CC backpack review

Back protecting pack

Our rating 
3.5 out of 5 star rating 3.5
GBP £100.00 RRP | USD $154.92
Evoc Freeride CC backpack

Our review

A well fitting and secure pack with built-in back protector
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The Freeride is a larger version of the EVOC CC, with the same convenient pocket layout and tuck away helmet carrier, but a beefed up harness system to cope with the extra size and weight.


The wide hip belt is extremely comfortable, fastening with a Velcro wrap and buckle on top – it stays put and balances the load with the shoulder straps. Combined with the built-in back protector, this gave a feeling of firm confidence even over more technical terrain.

Our only quibble is that there’s not much depth to the main compartment – we had to take more of a suitcase approach to packing, rather than adopt our usual ‘stuff it in’ style.


However, once you’re done it makes for a load that seems to wrap around your body rather than pull away from it, which is just right for the more demanding terrain this pack is designed for.

Product Specifications


Name Freeride CC (10)
Brand EVOC

Description S - M/L & XL sizes available
Weight (g) 1080
Available Colours Blue Orange
Capacity 16
Pocket Types Media/iPod
Features key clip, Large main compartment, lid pocket with key clip, vertical exterior compartment, elastic side pockets, ventilated compartment for roll-out helmet flap