Osprey Goes All In with Bike Hydration for Spring 2019
July 17, 2018
The all-new assortment delivers a comprehensive collection of ventilated packs with bike-specific fit and an innovative feature sets that only Osprey can provide.
Cortez, CO – July 17, 2018 – Osprey Packs, a leader in creating top-quality, high-performance packs to comfortably and efficiently carry gear, is revamping their bike hydration line for Spring 2019. The all-new assortment delivers a comprehensive collection of ventilated packs with bike-specific fit and an innovative feature sets that only Osprey can provide. Select packs in the lineup incorporate Osprey’s latest innovation – a new “winged” Biostrech™ Harness that is designed to wrap the upper shoulders for added stability during dynamic movement.
“We see a tremendous opportunity in the bike market heading into Spring 2019. It’s fair to say that we’ve gone all in with our bike offerings like never before,” said Jack Gresmer, Osprey’s new Bike Sales Manager. “Every single pack in our line that carries into the Spring 2019 season has been updated plus we are introducing completely new designs like our Seral/Savu lumbar packs and super–minimalist and compellingly priced Katari/Kitsuma.”
UPDATED! RAPTOR (M) & RAVEN (W)
Osprey is redesigning Raptor/Raven, their premium mountain bike hydration packs. Most notably, Osprey is introducing their new winged Biostrech™ Harness to this series. The innovative harness wraps the upper shoulders for added stability to keep the pack comfortably close to your body while mountain biking.
NEW! SYLVA (W) & UPDATED SYNCRO (M)
This season, Osprey is updating Syncro and introducing the women’s specific Sylva. Syncro/Sylva are premium bike hydration packs designed to deliver maximum ventilation making them the perfect option for desert heat or inescapably humid climates.
NEW! SISKIN (M) | SALIDA (W) SERIES
A perfect option for those who want to carry just enough gear, the Siskin/Salida Series are high-performing mountain bike packs that provide stability and comfort on every trail.
NEW! KATARI (M) | KITSUMA (W) SERIES
When carrying water and a few essentials is all that is needed, the low profile Katari/Kitsuma series provides a lightweight option that rides close to your back for stability on any trail. The Airscape™ Suspension and Backpanel coupled with the Biostretch™ Harness allow for dynamic body movement and maximum ventilation.
NEW! SERAL | $85
Osprey’s Seral is a 7L lumbar-style bike pack with integrated Hydraulics™ 1.5L Reservoir. The bike-specific angled hipbelt and compression straps provide locked-in stability while pedaling, and keep the pack close to your body while the Airscape™ lumbar backpanel features ridge foam with a center air channel for superior ventilation.
NEW SAVU | $55
This 4L lumbar-style bike pack features dual tuckaway water bottle sleeves. Like Seral, Savu combines a bike-specific angled hipbelt for incredible stability and Airscape™ lumbar backpanel for close to body comfort. Additional features include: easy access to the zippered main compartment with internal tool organization, dual zippered hipbelt pockets and front panel bungee for additional storage.
Independent since 1974 and still anchored by the design genius of company founder, Mike Pfotenhauer, Osprey Packs is a leader in technical packs for outdoor, cycling, travel and urban adventures. Osprey’s dedication to create innovative, high performance gear reflects the brand’s love of adventure and devotion to the outdoors.
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