CamelBak® Doubles Down on Protection

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CamelBak has your back, and front, covered with all-new Sternum Protector and T.O.R.O.™

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Following the success of the K.U.D.U pack – the only bike pack on the market with CE Level 2 back protection, CamelBak completely overhauled its protection line and doubled its offering for 2018. New in the spring 2018 line, the T.O.R.O.™ series is designed in two sizes with entry level pricing, while still maintaining the high-level CE Level 2 standard the K.U.D.U. series is built on. The T.O.R.O.™ 14 and T.O.R.O.™ 8 are the perfect balance of price and peace of mind. Utilizing a narrow-gauge design, the T.O.R.O. allows you to send it harder and farther than you have before knowing you have the world’s leading protection at your back.

The revamped K.U.D.U.™ 10 and K.U.D.U.™ 20 now have the largest full-back protection coverage on the market, and not only that - the entire pack has been redesigned to allow the rider to remove all cargo and run the back protector alone. While zipped-off, the Impact Protector™ panel remains where you want it, close to your body, and can hold gear in two jersey-style pockets.

2018 also brings chest protection to the CamelBak line. The new camera-ready Sternum Protector is designed to be worn on the front of the body and integrates with your pack’s sternum strap to give the rider a secure fit while adding the CE Level 2 level protection on the front.

CamelBak K.U.D.U. 20 & K.U.D.U. 10: MSRP $230 & $200 USD, Available January 2018
17L Cargo + 3L Crux Reservoir & 7L Cargo + 3L Crux Reservoir, respectively

Dimensions + Specifications:

  •     Full Back Protection with CE Level 2
  •     Torso Sizes: S/M (38-48 cm, 15-19 in.) & M/L (43-53 cm, 17-21 in.)
  •     Pack Only Weight: 1.5 kg, 3 lbs. 4 oz. & 1.48 kg, 3 lbs. 4 oz.
  •     Waist Fit Range: 71-116 cm, 28-46 in
  •     Fabric: 420D Nylon Oxford Plain Weave, 210D HD Nylon Oxford Plain Weave

Key Features:

  •     Zip-Off Cargo Pack

o    Protector can be worn with or without cargo pack

  •     Removable Bike Tool Organizer Roll
  •     Stash your CO2 cartridges, patch kits and more
  •     Integrated High Visibility Rain Cover

o    Shield your pack and gear from inclement weather

  •     Helmet & Armor Carry

o    Stash and secure a full-face helmet, knee and elbow pads

  •     Load Bearing Hip Belt with Cargo Pockets

o    Wide waist belt with cargo optimize a custom fit and keep essentials close at hand

CamelBak T.O.R.O. 14 & T.O.R.O. 8: MSRP $180 & $160 USD, Available January 2018

Dimensions + Specifications:

  •     Center Back Protection CE Level 2
  •     14L Cargo + 3L Crux Reservoir & 8L Cargo + 3L Crux Reservoir
  •     Torso Size: 43-53 cm, 17-21 in.
  •     Pack Only Weight: 840 g, 1 lbs. 13 oz. & 820 g, 1 lbs. 12 oz.
  •     Waist Fit Range: 66-118 cm, 26-46 in.
  •     Fabric: 420D Nylon Oxford Plain Weave, 210D HD Nylon Oxford Plain Weave

Key Features:

  •     Integrated Tool Organization

o    Stash your CO2 cartridges, patch kits and more

  •     Helmet & Armor Carry

o    Stash and secure a helmet, knee and elbow pads

  •     Fixed Stability Belt with Cargo Compression

o    Cinches the pack against your back for a tight stable fit

  •     Dual Sternum Straps

o    Chest straps cinch the Impact Protector snugly against your back

About CamelBak®
CamelBak is a brand of Vista Outdoor Inc., an outdoor sports and recreation company. For more information on CamelBak go to

About Vista Outdoor Inc.
Vista Outdoor is a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer of consumer products in the growing outdoor sports and recreation markets. The company operates in two segments, Shooting Sports and Outdoor Products, and has a portfolio of well-recognized brands that provides consumers with a wide range of performance-driven, high-quality and innovative products for individual outdoor recreational pursuits. Vista Outdoor products are sold at leading retailers and distributors across North America and worldwide. Vista Outdoor is headquartered in Utah and has manufacturing operations and facilities in 13 U.S. States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico along with international customer service, sales and sourcing operations in Asia, Australia, Canada, and Europe.


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