Osprey Verve 10

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Specs

Weight l lb 2 oz
Capacity 600 cu in / 10 L

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A great, small pack for mountain biking and trail…

Rating: rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $89

Summary

A great, small pack for mountain biking and trail running.

Pros

  • Good pockets
  • Easily adjustable

Cons

  • Small size

This is a great small pack for mountain biking or trail running. I really like the variety of pockets. There are three pockets on the inside where you can keep tools, and an outer pocket for you cell phone and/or keys. The outer pocket is completely waterproof, which is great if you every get caught in a downpour. The outer mesh pocket is also good for stuffing maps, jackets or snacks that you want to have quick access to without unzipping anything.

The Nalgene/Osprey hydration bag is made of stiff plastic on one side which helps it sit nicely in the backpack. I also really like how the mouthpiece has a magnetic that attaches to the sternum strap — no more looking for your hose!

I've had the Osprey Verve for almost a year, and have mostly used it for 2-4 hour bike rides, were I carrying keys, cell phone, a snack, water, a jacket and a map. This is about what it's best at. It's not a huge pack, and the few times I have used it for day hikes I have found it too small. 

I've also used it for trail running, and the only problem I've had then is that the hip strap sits quit high and sometimes pulls up your shirt. The solution to this is just to make sure to loosen the hip strap, so it's not a big deal. The pack straps down very well if you are only carrying water; it doesn't feel loose even if it's empty. 

The pack has held up very well so far, except for the elastic band for attaching your helmet to the outside of the pack which loosen on one end, so I had to resow it.

I would highly recommend this pack for mountain bikers - if you're a pure trail runner you might want something even smaller.

Manufacturer's Description

Visit Osprey's Verve 10 page.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

On Sale. Free Shipping. Osprey Women's Verve 10 Pack DECENT FEATURES of the Osprey Women's Verve 10 Pack Lid Lock helmet clip Top zippered pocket for quick access Magnetic sternum buckle Removable 20mm webbing hipbelt strap Blinker light attachment Reflective graphics Heat embossed fabric sunglasses pocket (internal) Internal pump sleeves and tool pouch Front stretch woven pocket Dual side compression straps Top zippered slash pocket 3 Liter reservoir included Spacer Mesh back panel Creates a lightweight, yet supportive and ventilated back panel Biostretch Ventilated Harness Built-in magnet for quick bite-valve attachment Sternum strap with magnetic hose attachment Detachable Webbing Hipbelt Modified-Straight ErgoPull hipbelt closure The SPECS of the Osprey Women's Verve 10 Pack Capacity: 610 cubic inches / 10 liter Weight: 1 lb 3 oz / 0.55 kg Dimension: 17 x 9 x 6in. / 44 x 22 x 15 cm Reservoir Weight: 11 oz / 0.31 kg 210 double rip 600D polyester OVERSIZE ITEM: We cannot ship this product by any expedited shipping method (3-Day, 2-Day or Next Day). Even if you pick that option, it will still go Ground Shipping. Sorry for being so mean.

- Moosejaw

The Osprey Verve 10 is a Womens specific pack featuring dedicated compartments for bike tools along with plenty of pockets and a 3 liter Hydraform reservoir for everyday mountain biking, trail running or day hiking.

- CampSaver.com

The Verve 10 is a womens specific pack featuring dedicated compartments for bike tools along with plenty of pockets and a 3 liter Hydraform&tm reservoir for everyday mountain biking, trail running or day hiking.

- Ramsey Outdoor

Built for recreational mountain biking, trail running, and day hiking, the Osprey Verve 10 Hydration Pack features a stretch harness, ventilated back panel, and 3-liter reservoir.

- EMS

Osprey Verve 10

MSRP:
$84.00

The Osprey Verve 10 is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen April 14, 2014 at Mountains Plus.

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