Mindshift’s new Trail pack is part of their Rotation180º series of backpacks that build in a rotating waist pack to provide quick, easy access to your essential gear without having to take anything off.
We all the know the drill. You need to adjust seat height or grab a snack real quick, but to do so you’ve got to take of your backpack and dig around to find it. The process slows down the ride and is generally cumbersome. The Rotation180º solves that in a clever way…
Hidden inside the bottom of the pack is a separate compartment that slides out and around the waist belt.
Bigger items and less used gear (rain jacket, etc.) stays tucked away in the upper section while your more immediate needs like bars, camera, phone, map, pump and mini-tool all fit inside the waist pack. It’ll even fit an iPad Mini.
Enduro fanny pack fans can rejoice knowing it’ll pull out completely and work all on its own. Interior storage compartments keep it from becoming a jumbled mess.
The outer material is a lightweight, DWR-treated ripstop and high density nylons with a stretch front stash pocket panel. An upper pocket fits small tech or sunglasses, and a left side water bottle pocket doubles as a tripod or hiking pole sleeve if you’re using it as a hiking backpack. A separate rear panel holds a 2L hydration bladder. Retail is $179.99, available in black or blue.