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Great Daypack Comfort

I was shown the CamelBak Charge LR Hydration Pack - 427cu in earlier in the year and marveled at the waist belt hydration bladder (which works really well). So, I decided to try one for myself and found it to quite possibly be the best half-full day bike pack out there.

The new bladder takes pressure off of the back and makes MTB riding a whole lot more comfortable. The just above 400 cu in storage is great for the on trail maintenance necessities, food and a few other things.

It is not more than a daypack in the minimalist sense though. Trying to use this for a weekend pack will leave you very short on room. Overall, a good everyday choice for those looking for the next level in pack comfort with hydration.