Picking the right bag for your ride - eMTB Pack Styles 101

Picking the right bag for your ride - eMTB Pack Styles 101

Picking the right bag for your ride - eMTB Pack Styles 101

Mountain bike rides come in all shapes and sizes - from the short and sweet lunch lap to the pedal-all-day, pack-an-extra-battery epic adventure. For every ride there's the perfect bag to haul what you need and Amy's here to share her favorites from Ion's lineup.


1. Mack Daddy of Packs - Ion Scrub 14 Pack

Ion Pack Scrub 14 eMTB-specific Backpack

A minimalistic design for a maximalist ride. The Scrub 14 boasts integrated back protection, battery stow pocket, rain cover and roll-up tool pouch. With 14 liters of storage space, you can take everything and the kitchen sink... and still be riding comfortably. 

MTB Ion Backpack Scrub 14

Our Favorite Features: 

  • So_Watt_Compartment - a special stow pocket just for your extra battery
  • Compressor straps to haul your kneepads up a long climb

Pro Tip: This pack doesn't come with a hydration reservoir, but there's plenty of room for one!

Shop the Scrub 14 for $159.99

2. Tried and True Goldilocks - Ion Villain 8 Pack

Ion Pack Villain 8 eMTB Backpack

The most traditional and versatile pack of this bunch, the Villain is Goldilocks; not too big, not too small, juuust right for a variety of rides! The adjustable and ergonomic straps let you dial it to your anatomy so it sits comfortably between your shoulder blades. Your lip balm and small stuff will be right at home in the easy-access stow pouch so there's no need to undo everything during quick trail stops!

eMTB Ion Pack Villain 8 Backpack

Our Favorite Features: 

  • 2 Liter reservoir tucked away to keep you hydrated with the capacity to fit 4L or 8L 
  • Preformed EVA shoulder straps for a comfy ergonomic fit and breathable mesh to keep the sweat at bay

Shop the Villain 8 for $99.99

2. The Trendy Minimalist - Ion Plus Traze 3 Hipbag

Ion Hipbag Plus Traze 3 eMTB Backpack Alternative Fanny Pack

Want to go for a ride without the feeling of a bulky, sweaty backpack? It's high time you tried a hip pack. Despite its compact size, there's space for the necessities: snacks, tools, windbreaker, and a 2L drinking bladder. Everything you need for a quick and dirty lap or two!

Ion Traze 3 Pro Hip Pack MTB

Our Favorite Features: 

  • Hideout Pocket that rolls out to stash your layers when things warm up
  • Air_gonomic ventilated belt to get the perfect, secure fit 

Shop the Traze 3 for $99.99

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