Platypus W’s B-line 8.0 Women’s Hydration Pack Review

Built for long cross-country rides, the Platypus W’s B-line hydration pack, “designed for women,” according to Platypus, is lightweight at 691 grams and fits well. I particularly appreciated the “RidgeAir” back panel–a mesh feature separating your back from the pack, thus providing some good airflow. The pack was roomy enough for a spare tube, pump, …

Camelbak Solstice 10LR Review

To be honest, I’ve been aiming to get away from riding with a pack for some time now. I find that it causes extra strain on my back, not to mention the annoyance of feeling something shifting around as I’m navigating chunky sections of trail. But alas, I am short. And being short means I have a small …

Review: Osprey Women’s Verve 9 Hydration Pack

Summertime mountain bikers require plenty of water for long, hot, dusty rides, and what better way to carry that water than with a sweet Osprey hydration pack?  I recently had the chance to review the women’s-specific Verve 9 Osprey pack, and I couldn’t be more pleased with it. According to the Osprey website, the Verve …

Osprey Verve 10 Women’s Hydration Pack Review

I’ve always been a little envious of trek7ks sleek Osprey Raptor hydration pack so I was excited to get an Osprey of my very own – the womens Verve 10 to be exact. This low-profile pack is full of features any girl would want. Beginning with the storage compartments, there are three pockets (besides the …