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Why Downtube Storage is the Next Best Frontier in MTB Evolution
The Best Gear Under $100 We Tested This Year [ShrEditor's Choice]
Rapha Trail Hip Pack is Made Tough and Cozy, with 100% Recycled Nylon Fabric [Review]
Hydration Pack or Water Bottles for Mountain Biking? [Survey]
2 Smallish MTB Hip Packs, Tested: Ion Traze and Osprey Savu
Osprey Adds 2 New MTB Hip Packs, Including a Left-Handed Version
When a Hip Pack is Really Just a Fanny Pack [Cartoon]
Hip Pack Shootout: Hydro Flask 5L Down Shift and Thule Rail 4L
Thule Rail 2L Hip Pack: An Excellent MTB Lunch Ride Pack [Review]
Bontrager Rapid Pack Fits Under or Over a Jersey for Minimal Gear Stash
Feel Good, Ride Good: Utah Singletrack Inspired Gear by Backcountry
This $40 Kavu Hip Pack is an Inexpensive but Quality Trail Ride Choice
Showers Pass Ranger Waterproof Hip Pack [Review]
The Ranger from Showers Pass is their newest, and largest waterproof hip pack designed for mountain biking.
3 Hip-Pack Options From Thule, plus an all new E-bike Battery Backpack
Thule has exactly the hip pack size you need, and a backpack for extra e-bike battery portage.
8 Hip Packs for Mountain Biking Tested and Reviewed
Our writers tested 8 hip packs for mountain biking this year, from ultra-minimal choices like the Mavic Crossride Belt to the gigantic Sierra Designs Flex Lumbar pack. Find the right pack for your riding style.
Sierra Designs Flex Lumbar is One Massive Hip Pack [Review]
This oversized hip pack from Sierra Designs holds two water bottles and more gear than many hydration backpacks. We give it a test on the mountain bike trail.
The Camelbak Podium Flow Belt is a Lightweight Hip Pack for Quick Rides [Review]
The Camelbak Podium Flow Belt is smaller than most hip packs on the market, weighing just 181g. The pack includes a high-quality water bottle and 2L of gear storage.
Mavic Crossride Belt: A Simple and Comfortable Hip Pack [Review]
In the genre of compact hip packs, Mavic's Crossride Belt is as comfortable as they come.
Showers Pass RainSlinger Waterproof Hip Pack [Review]
The rain lovers at Showers Pass have come up with a legitimately waterproof hip pack they call the RainSlinger.
Dakine Hot Laps 2L Hip Pack Review
The Dakine Hot Laps 2L hip pack is compact yet offers most of the features mountain bikers expect from larger packs. It's well constructed, and retails for just $45.
Review: Pack Everything Comfortably with the Osprey Savu Lumbar MTB Pack
The Osprey Savu hip pack is an easy choice for short rides, and done right, big rides as well.
Review: Nine Trails 8L Hip Pack from Patagonia
The Patagonia Nine Trails 8L Waist Pack includes a hydration bladder and room for two bottles for all-day MTB shreds.