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2011 Osprey Verve 7 Pack

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Osprey returns with a vengeance with the new 2011 Osprey Verve 7 Pack for women.

The new pack from Osprey is the perfect pack for women involved in various activities, including trail running, day hiking and even cycling on rough roads.

While looking compact and slim, the Osprey Verve 7 in fact can carry the bulk of your personal belongings without much fuss. A plus factor for this pack is the fact that it also features a bungee lacing system in the instances that you need to bring extra clothing layers.

In cases where you also need to sling back your bike helmet, the Verve 7 pack will also feature Osprey’s patent Lidlock helmet attachment system, which helps make it easier to store helmets.

Dimensions for this pack is 17 x 8 x 4 in and is currently available online and has a price tag of $73.95.

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Osprey Viper 4 Hydration Pack

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osprey viper 4 hydration pack 200x300   Osprey Viper 4 Hydration PackOsprey adds new packs to its Hydraulics line, the Viper (for men) and the Verve (for women). The Osprey Viper 4 will soon be out on 2011. It weighs 420 grams without its reservoir and can carry a capacity from 4 to 13 liters.

The Osprey Viper 4 will turn heads with its soft on the back feel yet durable and sturdy exterior. It features Osprey’s Lid Lock system so you attach your helmet on the bag easily. It has several straps to keep the Viper 4 in place on your shoulders and even has a gel pocket on the strap which you can place your mobile phone.

The new hydration pack has a thin waist strap, top tensions and a shock corded accessory patch. It has a small zip pocket while the main compartment will be shared by your things and the reservoir.

The back portion of the Viper 4 has…

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Osprey 24/7 Series Day Packs

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Available this fall from Osprey is the new 24/7 Series of urban Osprey Packs. The 24/7 Series day packs will feature an array of six urban friendly packs bridging the span together between playtime and workday. Regular users of Osprey Packs can look forward to an easy-to-carry design and the adjustability inherent in Osprey’s soon to release packs.

The 24/7 Series Packs will have the Spacer mesh harness and Inverted Y back panel. The pack is designed with panel loading packs and a padded carry handle with sleeves you can use for a laptop or important documents. Another added feature is the front stash pocket with mini organizers and internal mesh zip pockets, along with it is a dedicated MP3 pocket and wire pass-through. The waist belts are removable and could accommodate a single ice axe loop. For quick access or to secure a rain shell, there‚Äôs a bungee compression cord…

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Osprey Hydration Packs

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The newest addition to their line of backpacks, Osprey Hydraulics ushers in the Raptor and the Manta. These two new hydration packs is set for adventure on the road or in the mountains. The Raptor packs were specifically designed to accommodate mountain bikers with its tool pockets and other compartments any mountain biker may use. The Manta packs are more for an all-day activity like mountain hiking or climbing.

Both hydration packs are lightweight and functional. Built with padded waist straps and five slash pockets where you can store items like your cellphone or keys. It has a main compartment that has a tool pocket.Slash pockets are lined with heat embossed fabric. It also has a blinker patch and an Airscape back panel. There is also a helmet latch and the packs come in several colors.

Probably its best feature would be the hydration bladder. Osprey Hydraulics came…

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