VAUDE MOAB PRO II: TOP RANGE PROTECTOR BACKPACK FOR YOUR MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURES
VAUDE MOAB PRO II: TOP RANGE PROTECTOR BACKPACK FOR ALL YOUR MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURES. Our MOUNTAIN BIKE section continues to grow and brings us today the review of a MTB backpack with back protector made by the German brand VAUDE, which continues to gain fans for its excellent combination of lightness and excellent weight-protection-price ratio.
Its price is today is 190 € in the offical VAUDE shop. With 1490 g including the back protector, compatibility with a 2-3 liter bladder, safety light holder or details like the glasses holder in the front. It also stands out for its great usability, from leasure biking, to bike parks and enduro, easy access to all the different compartments and body adaptability while riding. Lets go with the technical analysis by Hekruca.
VAUDE: MOUNTAIN-OUTDOOR SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTS,
ENGINEERED IN GERMANY.
VAUDE is a German technical high-performance apparel, outerwear and equipment company. It was founded in 1974 in the thin mountain air of the Alps by Albrecht von Dewitz. Mr. von Dewitz was able to made his hobby into a profession and founded the company VAUDE naming it after his initials, v. D. which in German are pronounced [fau’de].
In 1992, VAUDE founded the product range Bike Sports, which offers clothing and accessories for cyclists. Later in the 90’s, 1998, VAUDE founds the product range Packs’n Bags with fashionably functional bags and back packs collections.
Since 2001, VAUDE is the first outdoor company to produce an entire product range (Base Layer) under the strict environmental bluesign® standards. VAUDE’s commitment with the environment its present in multiple actions since the beginning of the 2000’s and since 2010, they introduced the Green Shape label. Green Shape is the VAUDE guarantee for environmentally-friendly products – made from sustainable materials and resource-conserving manufacturing.
The VAUDE Group has also brands like Edelrid, Red Chilli mainly focused in the climbing sports equipment.
VAUDE MOAB PRO II: TOP RANGE PROTECTOR BACKPACK FOR
YOUR MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURES
The Vaude Moab range from VAUDE is the MTB dedicated equipment from the German brand. AS you might remenber, we introduced you a couple of weeks ago the VAUDE Moab II Wind Jacket Ultralight and today is the turn of the VAUDE Moab Pro II protector backpack which has two different versions the 22 liter and the 16 liters which will be the focus of our today’s analysis.
These protector backpacks are specifically designed for mountain bike rides, no matter the difficulty of the trails, no matter how difficult, you’ll be well prepared and protected for crossing the Alps. The multi-impact protector is integrated into the ergonomic body-contact suspension system (can also be extracted if needed just by opening a zip) and can be easily adjusted to your torso size using the hipbelt that can be adusted vertically by 6 cm.
VAUDE MOAB PRO II: TOP RANGE PROTECTOR BACKPACK FOR MOUNTAIN BIKING BIKEPARKS AND ENDURO.
Are you on the search for demanding trails, not deterred by longer climbs and accept all the challenges of downhill? Then you need this flexible backpack! With a volume of just 16 liters, the little brother of the Moab Pro 22 is perfectly suited for short off-road trips. The multi-impact protector of SAS-TEC SCA 500 is integrated into the ergonomic body-contact suspension system and can be easily adjusted to your torso size using the hipbelt that can be adusted vertically by 6 cm. The lightweight shoulder straps combined with the air-permeable hipbelt.
The large front compartment has numerous pockets for organizing your tools, a spare tube and a pump. Wallet and keys can be safely stored in an inner mesh pocket in the upper front compartment. Additional mesh pockets can be found at the side and on the right hip wing. A flexible helmet holder that can also be used to transport full face helmets and a removable rain cover are included. Both can be stowed in the bottom compartment. The compartment for a hydration bladder can hold 2 – 3 liters – enough to keep your thirst at bay all day long.
VAUDE MOAB PRO II: DATA SHEET.
- Price: 190€
- Weight: 1490 gr
- integrated SAS-TEC SCA 500 full back protector
- main compartment with organizer
- hip belt adjustable for height
- front outer pocket
- tool compartment
- organiser in front compartment
- stowable helmet attachment
- key holder
- side compression straps
- side mesh pockets
- sternum strap
- opening for hydration system
- safety light attachment
- reflective elements
- rain cover: included, with safety light attachment
VAUDE MOAB PRO II: HIGHLIGHTS
- Multi-impact back protector: this backpack has a multi-impact back protector that protects your entire back
TÜV safety: TÜV safety standard certified
- Raincover is included
- Recycling Polyester: This high-performance product includes recycled polyester. Excess materials from polyester production are collected and reintroduced back into the production process allowing us to conserve resources and offer you full functionality
- Water repellent finish Eco Finish: This product features our water repellent Eco Finish. Applied to the surface of your VAUDE product, it causes rainwater to simply bead up on the surface – without the use of environmentally-harmful fluorocarbons (PFC). Eco Finish protects you from the rain and helps keep nature clean.
VAUDE MOAB PRO II. CONCLUSION
A top range protector backpack with all the features you need! Since the fisrt moment we recived the Vaude Moab Pro II we understood that it could be our greates companion in all our MTB rides, no matter on easy trails long days when you need to carry lot of water and otehr equipment, or when you need to feel protected on the downhill trail sof a bikepark or even in any enduro route this backpack brings all you need.
It is not heavy and the body adjustment is great for a product that really needs to be close to your back, so it can protects you in case you need it.
We will let you know very soon what adventures have we had this summer with it, from the black forest to the Dolomites bikeparks such as Livigno or Molveno.
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