A majority of hydration packs have used the same configuration of placing the heavy water weight on your back.
The Henty Enduro Backpack ($110 USD) changes that by placing the heavy water weight (up to 100 oz.) & pack (tools/food/clothing) weight at your waist level.
This makes a big difference because you don’t feel the heavy pack weight as much on your back and shoulders. It also makes a big difference if you are moving around a lot on the bike.
For instance if you are mountain biking on technical terrain, traditional back mounted hydration packs move around a bit.
The Henty Enduro Backpack really stays with you as you maneuver through technical riding because it is very close to your center of gravity.
In a lot of ways it really feels like you are carrying a much lighter pack when compared to typical hydration backpacks. [Read more…]