List of Best Bike Fanny Packs
Dakine Hot Laps 5 Liter Bike Waist Bag
THe Dakine Hot Laps 5L waist Bag is a practical hip pack. Dakine delivered a basic but functional bag that strikes a happy medium in size and features.
The pack uses a bladder and hose hydration system. The bladder holds up to 2 liters of water. A phaser bike valve is located at the end of the hose.
It features a magnetic clip that holds the hose on the waistband. This helps to store the hose while riding and makes removing and replacing it for drinking quick and easy.
The bladder is rectangular in shape and measures approximately 6 * 11 inches. It has a slider-top closing system. There is no cap to screw on to seal it back up.
THe bag features a little bit narrower straps then some of the most comfortable packs. The straps of the Dakine Hot Laps are of average comfort.
IT has two main pockets. One Large, open pocket that holds the hydration bladder and one located closure to the font of the bag. Morove, the front storage compartment has organizational pockets for things like tools and keys.
There are two webbing compression straps on the bottom of the pack that you can use to carry a shell jacket or some lightweight knee pads on the outside.
The storage is very well designed. It is not overdone on this bag which can make the bag unforgettable.
Overall, this is a reliable and slick-looking hip pack which comes at a reasonable price with all the basic features.
- Decent storage volume available
- Looks great
- Reliable and slick looking
- Reasonable price
- Hose does not have quick connect system
Osprey Talon 6 Men’s Lumbar
- Padded bottle sleeves
- Small front zippered compartment
- Dual zippered pocket panel access to main compartment
- Easily adjustable and flexible hip belt
- Breathable and soft die-cut slotted foam
- Twin zippered belt hip pockets
- Zippered mesh pocket with a a key clip
Osprey Talon 6 to be a great choice for shorter rides. With 6 liters of storage capacity and only 40oz of water capacity in the included water bottles is a good option to consider in terms of holding capacity.
This is a lightweight and multi-purpose hip pack that comes with the modern design.
It comes with two bonus ergonomic 570 ml bottles.
The back panel of the pack features an accordion-type foam structure with air channels covered by a very breathable seamless lumbar to hip belt AirScape mesh.
It has flexible and stretchy construction that maximizes breathability.
There are two short straps with buckles on the front where you can store a piece of clothing like a windbreaker. Moreover, you can also use them simply to cinch and stabilize the load.
When it comes to the number of pockets, it has two zippered hip belt pockets which are very common in every hip pack. On the top there is a zippered slash mesh pocket with a key clip.
The main compartment is of large size and has another hidden zippered pocket for valuables.
Moreover, it also features two vertical padded holsters for the included ergonomic 570 ml hydraulics bottles. They are also equipped with bungee cords to keep them in place when you run.
Overall, this is a nicely designed and reliable hip pack. The water bottles are easy enough to drink from and to clean and the storage capacity of the pack is certainly adequate for short rides.
- Bonus 2 hydraulic bottles
- Nice color options
- Well designed comfortable
- Padded back panel
- Ospreyá all mighty guarantee
- Bit expensive
CamelBak Repack LR 4 Hydration Pack
The Camelbak Repack LR 4 is one of the cheapest models with an integrated hydration bladder.
This is a simple and effective hip pack that performs well-enough. Camelbak has been in the market for some time by delivering reliable and functional products, even if they lack the exciting features or attractive styling delivered by other bands.
It offers you ease of drinking water. It has a 1.5 liter bladder which should be adequate for 2-3 hours of rides.
The hose of the pack is of appropriate length. Even the tallest rider will find getting the nozzle to reach his/her mouth easy. The nozzle is very well designed. It features an on/off lever that controls your ability to pull water out of the system.
It has a magnetic tube trap which refers to the magnetic clamp that is located on the waistband that holds the hose in place. This helps to seizure the hose to the waist.
It features a traditional screw-on cap to seal the bladder.
When it comes to comfort, the pack offers a reasonable amount of comfort. The material that sits against your body is quite soft. MOreover the strap system of the pack is pretty simple and effective.
It has a tool storage compartment that is located at the front of the bag. The main storage compartment holds the water bladder against your back is a nylon sleeve with additional room to store a tube, some snacks, a small pump, and some other essentials.
It also has two smaller pockets on the waist wings, which are good options to keep your small things.
Overall, this backpack provides an excellent and comfortable fit, good stability and features a very robots freaking bladder.
- Adjustments stay put
- Excellent pockets
- Ideal sizing for 1-4 horse rides
- Class leading reservoir
- Stable fit
- Robust hydration bladder
- Quality materials
- Bladder hose can’t be removed
Evoc Hip Pouch
This hip pack might look simple and very basic, it has a lot to offer like high quality, robust material and perfect craftsmanship.
It has a flat main compartment that features a zipper on both sides, a key ring, and three vertical compartments on the rear.
The three vertical compartments in the main compartment help in better organisation of the things for easy access.
Moreover, there are two more zipped compartments on the hip belt made of stretchy mesh and the slightly same, adjustable system of the RACE 3l.
This hip pouch provides an excellent fit. It is well shaped, ergonomic hip fins as well as the firm rear with one bump to each side of the spine.
The bumps on each side provide a stable and secure fit, while it also helps in efficiently separating the back from the pack’s contents.
Overall, Evo Hip Pouch is a comfortable, solid and no frills waist bag that features roburt construction. It is a reliable option for your daily use.
- Good comfort
- Stabile fit
- Robust design and construction
- Double slider on the zippers
- Main compartment is quite flat
EVOC Hip Pack Pro 3 L
The EVOC Hip Pack Pro is a dialed mountain bike hip pack. It has well executed layout, unrivaled comfort levels and a smart hydration system.
The design of the Hip Pack Pro looks good with the subtle styling and a streamline design.
This is an easy drinking hip pack that has both a hydration bladder and also space to hold up two water bottles. The hose system of the pack is very easy to use. The ose comes out of the right side of the pack.
It features a magnetic clip that hooks up to a magnet on the left side of the waistband. The magnet is strong enough to hold everything securely in place. Additionally the hose nozzle comes with a shut-off valve that works well.
The hydrapak brand bladder has a slider style opening that is easy to use and opens wide for easy filling.
The pack features everything from the ventilation and waist straps to ensure your comfort.
There is a tool storage compartment in the font of the pack. It is access by a combination of a velcro system and a dual zipper design.
The main compartment holds the water bladder in a nylon sleeve with plenty of room to stuff a jacket, tube, a small hand pump or not larger items.
Overall, it is a well designed pack that is exceptionally comfortable, easy to use and sensible. The hydration bladder system is well-executed and the pack is way to clean.
- Plenty of space
- Supremely comfortable
- Easy to clean
- Solid and stable fit
- Good compartment layout
- Fiddly adjustment system
- Moderate storage capacity
Patagonia Nine Trails Waist Pack
The Patagonia Nine Trails is a functional, lightweight and versatile waist pack. With the 8 liter of capacity this is a decent option for riders who want to go on a longer ride or bring more along with them.
The hose of the pack has a good routing and avoids any sharp bend which can hamper the water flow.
The hose has an appropriate length and will work well for riders even with the longer torso.
The pack has an amazing that the hose attaches to a clip on the right side of the waistband. This method is more secure than the magnetic system used on more of the backpacks.
The Nine trails has the quick-connect hose/bladder interface which makes the filling the bladder much cleaner and more straightforward.
The pack uses a folding/slider closure system which is significantly easier to work with than a screw on cap.
The pack features a 8 liter capacity. The front compartment of the pack has a velcro flap on the top and two vertical zippers on the side. On the inside of the fall, there is a zipper pocket which is a great place to keep your cash, credit card and light items.
The main segment of this compartment has two elasticized mesh slots for a multi-tool, a carefully packed tube, tire levers and some CO2.
On the exterior of the main bag, there are two vertical slots that look like water bottle holders.
Overall, this waist pack is very reliable and comes with decent storage and all the required features which should be there in a good pack.
- More storage the most
- Ease of cleaning
- Water bottle holder is little tight
Osprey Seral Lumbar Hydration Pack
The Osprey Seral Lumbar is a large hip pack which is suitable for long rides for carrying plenty of supplies.
The hose and bladder both are well designed and the drinking motion doesn’t require excessive force to get a good haul off it. There is a magnetic attachment on the waist that makes it handy to pull the hose off when you want a drink.
In order to fill the bladder you have to remove the entire bladder and the hose. As the hose isn’t routed through some small hole on the side of the bag therefore it is pretty easy to pull the bladder out of it.
The bladder is roughly the size of the zippered opening , so removal requires pulling the bag directly out of the top.
The portion of the bag that sits against the back is soft and allows dcent airflow. Moreover, there is a light screen that covers the same ribbed material. The ridges in the plastic help promote air movement to allow moisture and heat to escape.
The main compartment of the pack features a couple of storage zones. The section that holds the water bladder is a pretty large area.
The font compartment comes with some additional storage and some organizational pockets.
On one side of the bag there are two zippered pockets, one on each side which are perfect size to keep keys, cash and a small multi-tool.
Overall, this hip pack offers a generous amount of storage. It is highly suitable for you if you are looking for one that can carry loads of supplies and snacks on a ride.
- Cavernous storage area
- Easy hose routing
- Attractive price
- Looks gigantic on the back of the smaller riders