Hydrapak Air Scoop

By Times Staff Writer
Published November 4, 2005

Staying refreshed is one goal of every biker. Hydrapak's Air Scoop ventilation system makes this possible. Relying on input from professional athletes and feedback from a large staff of avid cyclists and product testers, the Hydrapak line of backpacks have a curved back called a scoop and ergonomically placed pods to lift them off your back. The design allows air to circulate under the pack, which cools off your back while you ride. They also feature a no-slosh reservoir from which you can drink. $45-80. For more information, go online to www.hydrapak.com