Osprey expands cycling packs for 2012

Osprey Packs, Inc. is expanding their successful line of cycling packs for Spring 2012 with the addition of two new series: Zealot and Syncro.

Syncros Series

Combining advanced materials and their AirspeedTM suspension, the Syncros are streamlined hydration packs designed for cyclists and hikers who value lightweight and ventilation.

Shared Features
•    Integrated high-visibility raincover with blinker light patch
•    LidLockTM helmet clip
•    Roomy main compartment with hydration sleeve against backpanel
•    Zippered front pocket with organizer for tools, camera, tire pump, etc.
•    Small zippered pocket keeps keys, wallet, and cell phone handy
•    Large, stretch mesh side pockets
•    Blinker light attachment patch on front panel
•    Reflective details improve nighttime visibility
•    Magnetic sternum buckle holds bite valve
•    3L reservoir included

Key Fabrics
•    Lightweight 100D triple ripstop high tenacity nylon


Zealot Series

Hydration Specific/All Mountain
Mountain bikers who love the descent need a hydration pack that can hold all their gear. The Zealot series carries armor, tools and full-face helmets securely and comfortably.

Shared Features
•    Padded front compression pocket with room for body armor or other bulky items
•    Large, stretch mesh side pockets are integrated with main compression panel
•    LidLock™ helmet clip
•    Backpanel zip offers wide access to main compartment
•    Hydration sleeve against backpanel has elastic cord compression to keep water under pressure
•    External zippered pocket is perfect for keys, wallet, etc.
•    Blinker light attachment patch on front panel
•    Reflective details improve nighttime visibility
•    Large, padded grab handle
•    3L reservoir included

Key Fabrics
•    210D nylon nail head

Ron Callahan is the chief cook and bottlewasher at Bike World News, doing everything from website design to bike reviews.

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