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POCSpine VPD Air 13L Backpack

$159.95

Item # POC00B9

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Item # POC00B9
Description

Spine VPD Air 13L Backpack

Every trail ride is a bit different, with some drawing ear-to-ear grins and epic stories, while others leave you a bruised, painful mess after a brutal fall over rugged terrain. Give yourself added peace of mind from the unexpected spills that happen on trail outings with the low-profile, unobtrusive back protection of the POC Spine VPD Air 13 Backpack. Seeing it occupies the lowest rung of POC's VPD Protection series, the Spine VPD Air 13 Backpack provides relief from everyday spills on the trail without the restrictive feel of burlier pads.

This trail-riding pack features a low-profile back protector that's certified to EN 1621-2 level 1 standards, which is a European certification that ensures protection from forces under 9 kN (kilo-newtons). Although not as protective as rigid, downhill-worthy pads, this certification standard means you'll be protected from the regular falls that happen when you're pushing your skills on technical trails.

Besides its protective properties, the Spine VPD Air 13 Backpack features storage for a three-liter hydration reservoir, helmet attachment for standard lids and full-face options, as well as dedicated storage for tools and smartphones. Breathable mesh straps bolster support while facilitating ventilation, so you can pedal comfortably for long distances without slogging in sweat.

  • Everyday trail pack with low-profile back protector
  • Back protector meets EN 1621-2 level 1 impact standards
  • Low-profile fit and feel for riding without restriction
  • Breathable mesh straps for well-ventilated support
  • Accommodates hydration reservoirs up to 3 liters
  • Dedicated storage for multi-tools and smartphones
  • Attachment for your helmet (trail or full-face)

Tech Specs
Material[body] water/dirt-resistant fabric, [straps] breathable mesh
Volume13L (793cu in)
Support/Suspensionintegrated back protector
Shoulder Strapstwin-strap closure system
Hydration Compatibleyes, compatible with hydration reservoirs up to 3L
Pockets1 smartphone, 1 dedicated tool
Helmet Carryyes, attachment system for helmet (XC to full face)
Recommended Useenduro, trail
Manufacturer Warranty1 year

What do you think about this product?

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>Rating: 5

Compact, comfortable and protective

Familiarity:
I've used it several times
Fit:
True to size
Height
5` 11"
Weight
168 lbs

Finally I have found a backpack that is comfortable and practical for mountain biking! The POC 13 liter has enough space for a day's worth of gear and supplies. It does not move around or chafe. And the integrated spine protector gives an added measure of protection. I really like this product and recommend it without hesitation. I may also purchase the larger POC should I decide to do some extra long days and need more storage. Even though this pack was pricier than ones I have used in the past, the quality and design are well worth it.

>Rating: 5

Great looking

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer
Fit:
True to size
Size Bought
OS
Height
6` 1"
Weight
210 lbs

I had a best spine protector backpack in a bike park,very comfortable and a lot of space in it,just great

>Rating: 5

POC Spine VPD Air 13L Backpack

Familiarity:
I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

I purchased this to use while MTB and love it. It fits comfortably on my back while riding and holds enough water to get me through longer rides. Plus plenty of pockets to carry all the gear/supplies that you need.