Ortlieb Velocity Yellow backpack review

Brightly coloured German-made waterproof backpack

Our rating 
3.5 out of 5 star rating 3.5
GBP £85.00 RRP | AUD $150.00 | USD $115.00
The bag has great waterproofing from the rolltop closure, which is secured by super-strong Velcro

Our review

High-quality, bright and waterproof backpack with a couple of minor issues
Buy if, You need a waterproof backpack for your commute with added visibility
Pros: Light, bright and great waterproofing
Cons: No laptop sleeve; visible behind you
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The Ortlieb Velocity Yellow backpack, with its bright design and extra-large reflective patch, shares the same straightforward design as the more expensive High-Viz Velocity, which is free of external encumbrances and pockets.

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It’s pretty much the same story inside, where there is just a small zipped pocket that attaches with poppers. This means you’ll have to pack a laptop carefully to keep it from moving in this impressively large bag.

The plus side to the design is great waterproofing from the rolltop closure, which is secured by super-strong Velcro.

The top strip is visible when you look behind, though you get used to this pretty quickly. And you can feel the brackets for the waist strap when you’re off the bike.

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  • Weight: 980g
  • Volume: 24 litres

Product Specifications

Product

Name Velocity Yellow
Brand Ortlieb

Backpack Capacity 24