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The Osprey Viper 9 offers a simple solution for riders looking to travel light while riding, with plenty of space for water in a light, versatile and high-performance package.


Improved aesthetics and a cleaner, more contemporary design put this pack series into a league of its own. The Viper/Verve Series delivers the outstanding functionality of Osprey's Hydraulics LT in a light, versatile, and high performance package. A front shove-it pocket increases the range of use for the pack in larger volumes while the smallest volume offers a simple solution for riders looking to carry no more than some keys and water.

- CampSaver.com

The Osprey Viper 9 Pack is a cycling pack for pedaling the miles with the necessities close by. It all begins with an Airscape backpanel for plenty of ventilation against the body and then Uses a Biostretch; harness for additional cushion against the shoulders. Comfortable carry of your stuff makes a world of difference when you're going on mile 20 into the ride. Then let's talk hydration, because working those tHighs will have you sweating up a storm and you'll need to get your hands-free drink on. This pack includes a Hydraulics; LT 2.5L reservoir, and the end of the hose Features a magnetic bite valve that connects to the sternum strap, so you know right where your drink is. When you're stopping off to rest or ready to hit up a restAurant for a meal, attach your helmet to the bag using the LidLock; system so you know where it is when it's time to go. Features of the Osprey Viper 9 Pack Upper side compression straps Direct access zip path to reservoir compartment Heat embossed scratch free zippered stash pocket Front fabric shove-it pocket with zippered organization pocket Lidlock helmet attachment Blinker light attachment Stretch mesh harness pocket Magnetic sternum strap bite valve attachment

- Moosejaw

Osprey Viper 9 - Sale - The Viper 9 is the ideal volume for 1.5 to 3 hour rides and is also a suitable hydration pack for trail runs and day hiking. *3L Hydraulics(TM) Reservoir included ErgoPull(TM) Hipbelt Hydration LidLock(TM) Panel Load Access Shove-it Pocket Top Slash Pocket Zippered Front Panel Pocket Dimensions Dimensions are shown as length (height) x width x depth IN: 20 x 9 x 7 CM: 50 x 22 x 18 Manuals 2013 Viper and Verve Series [1,924 KB PDF]

- Massey's Outfitters

Osprey's Viper 9 is designed for cyclists who like to push the limits-packing full day rides into half that time and bringing just enough gear to make it home. Whatever you choose to carry, the foam framesheet spreads your load across a ventilated mesh backpanel for all-day comfort. The BioStretch(TM) shoulder harness provides a contoured fit and the webbing hipbelt is removable to shave ounces. If you end up carrying extra weight, top compression straps lend extra load stability. Access your gear in the main compartment via the zippered front panel. You can slip small items into the dual side mesh or harness pockets or stash a layer in the front fabric shove-it pocket for quick access. There's even a scratch-free slash pocket for your shades. Bike-friendly features include a Hydraulics(TM) LT 2.5 liter reservoir with magnetic bite valve retention, internal bike pump storage loops, and Osprey's innovative LidLock(TM) helmet attachment system. . HYDRATION - A dedicated hydration compartment with direct zip access for easy loading includes a Hydraulics(TM) LT 2.5 liter reservoir with magnetic sternum strap bite valve attachment. . LIDLOCK HELMET ATTACHMENT SYSTEM - When you're at the brewpub celebrating a great ride, the LidLock(TM) system connects your helmet to the pack so you can retain possession of both after a couple of lagers. . LIGHTWEIGHT - Ultralight with minimal body contact for a fit that feels like it's not there. . Upper Side Compression Straps - Dual upper side compression straps help stabilize the load . Front Shove-It Pocket - Front panel shove-it pocket with zippered organization pocket helps gear accessible and systematized . LidLock(TM) Helmet Attachment - An elasticized LidLock(TM) helmet attachment system provides storage for your helmet . Blinker Light Attachment - The blinker light attachment strap found near the base of the front panel of the pack allows for quick light attachment for high visibility in the dark . Hydration Compartment - Hydration sleeve with direct access zip offers fast loading. Hydraulics(TM) 2.5L LT reservoir included . Harness Pocket - Stretch mesh harness pocket provides easy access to energy snacks and other quickly needed items . Front Stash Pocket - Front zippered stash pocket with heat embossed scratch-free lining safely holds sunglasses or phone . SUSPENSION - Atilon foam framesheet allows dynamic body movement while it spreads load across the entire back panel . AIRSCAPE(TM) BACKPANEL - Mesh covered ridged foam allows maximum ventilation while keeping the load close to the body . BIOSTRETCH(TM) HARNESS - Mesh covered die cut foam provides an active and contouring fit and ventilation . WEBBING HIPBELT - Removable 20mm webbing ride stabilizing hipbelt . Volume: 549 in3 (9 L) . Dimensions: 18 x 9 x 7 in . Weight: 1.21 lbs . Material: Main: 210D Poly Honey Comb / Accent: 420HD Packcloth / Bottom: 420HD Packcloth

- Rocky Mountain Trail