The DAKAR Adventure Backpack has been designed for those rides where you find yourself a long way from home. Offering enough storage (22.5lt) and versatility for the true adventure rider, the Dakar pack has a number of internal organized pockets for all your gear whilst still maintaining enough free storage space to maximize flexibility. Durable 1680D water resistant fabric construction ensures the Dakar is up to the task of long endurance rides.
The unique multi tier external pocket system gives you quick access to any compartment without having to loosen off the entire pack every time. Internal to the pack is a fully padded AV pocket with cable ports for external cable routing, a soft lined goggle pocket and a vented mesh breathable storage pocket. The Dakar pack would not be complete without the Source Widepac 3lt hydration system and the CE certified Level 2 removable back protector supplied.
– Construction 1680D Poly Fabric
– YBS water resistant zips with rubberized all weather pulls
– CE Level 2 Back Protector EN 1621-2
– Capacity 22.5 lt
– Removable waist belt and Shoulder harness
– Nine (9) storage pockets
– Shark Fin air flow optimized back padding
– CONFIGR8 ladder lock adjustment system (tool free)
– Source 3lt hydration system
– Weight 4.3 lbs (With pack shield and hydration system.)
– Weight 3.3 lbs (Pack only).
– Length 19.5″ – Width 11″
– Multi Tier external access stowage.
– Durable Duraflex buckles
EASY ACCESS STORAGE
The Dakar pack has been designed to allow easy access to as many pocket as possible without digging through the entire pack to find what you want. The multi tier external access allows quick release access to a lower universal pocket large enough to take the optional Zac Speed tool roll or other items. (Tool Roll not included).
With a large external pocket and smaller elastic strap storage pocket equipped with quick release cinching straps you have a number of quick options for storage on the run. You can easily carry tubes, wet gloves without the need to store internally in the pack. There is also the addition of two lower side pockets for quick access to smaller items.
Anyone who has any experience of doing longer rides knows that when you need to get to your gear on the fly you do not want to be digging deep into the pack to find what you want. Being organized and knowing what is where is the key. With three internal pockets the Dakar has you covered. There is a soft lined goggle pocket, a vented mesh pocket and a soft padded AV/Universal pocket with external cable routing plus ample free storage space.
Inside the Hydration compartment is multiple universal elastic load points to store longer items. The compartment is large enough to provide easy access to the Source 3lt Wideslide hydration system (supplied). There is also an AV cable port allowing easy access routing to the internal padded pocket.
SHARK FIN PADDING
The shark fin shaped back padding on the Dakar has been designed to provide optimal airflow and comfort over a long duration, whilst providing easy access to the CONFIGR8 ladder lock and removable back protector.
CONFIGR8* LADDER LOCK
The Dakar backpack has a quick access panel to the removable CE level 2 back protector and the CONFIGR8* ladder lock system. The tool free ladder lock system allows you to adjust the length of the shoulder harness so the sternum strap sits where it needs to be over a jersey, winter jacket or under armour. The quick release system also allows you to configure your pack with any other CONFIGR8* elements.
CE CERTIFIED BACK PROTECTOR
Things don’t always go to plan. The Dakar pack comes with CE certified level 2 back protector that is easily removed/installed via the zipped access panel on the underside of the pack. The Nitrile EVA foam protector conforms to the body shape maximising comfort and fit over the wearer’s full range of motion.
WATER RESISTANT YBS ZIPS
The Dakar pack uses High quality YBS water resistant Zips throughout, with heavy duty rubberized zip pull extenders ensuring easy operation with gloves on wet or dry.
SOURCE HYDRATION SYSTEMS
Zac Speed has had a close relationship with Source hydration systems for more than ten years simply because they are one of the highest quality systems available. Made in Israel to the highest standards quality is guaranteed. When it comes to hydrating your body you simply cannot compromise on the materials used to store fluid. Click here for more information.
The DAKAR adventure backpack is part of the CONFIGR8 adaptive pack system where you can choose from a number of interchangeable harnesses and waist belt options to configure your pack just the way you want it right when you need it. The CONFIGR8 system allows you the flexibility of adapting the pack to different demands all year round. Whether you need more protection or want it to work with your current protector, whether your wearing a jersey or a jacket the unique heavy duty CONFIGR8 ladder lock system allows you seamless tool free adjustment and interchangeability like no other pack on the planet.
The CONFIGR8 system has been developed over years of research and is based on tried and tested EXOTEC system. It’s not often a truly innovative transformative product comes along that redefines a category such that it requires a new one. Enter the new era of “CONFIGURABLE BACKPACKS” where the backpack is just part of the story, you make up the rest.