Affordable Cycling Backpacks

My pick of the best cycle rucksacks deals around.

Backpacks that have been specifically designed for cycling tend to differ from regular rucksacks, in several areas. Firstly aerodynamics is a major factor when considering the overall design - the less air you disturb when moving forward, the easier it is to cycle. As such, the pack should be fitted directly behind your profile, and not overlap past your sides or shoulders.

Secondly, a cycle backpack will tend to feature a degree of weatherproofing that the majority of regular packs, with the exception of general outdoor hiking packs, don't include. Thirdly, cycling rucksacks are designed to fit securely against your body, minimising lateral movement when out of the saddle; This will soak up your energy, and make pedalling far less efficient. Ideally the pack should act like an extension of your body, and be fastened with side straps in addition to the traditional shoulder straps.

There should also be a breathable gap between your back and the pack, to help disperse excess body heat - no-one wants a sweaty back, particularly if you're commuting! Finally, a few extra small pockets for tools, energy gels and spare tubes come in handy. Some packs also come with built in drinks bladders - I have a separate hydration pack section for these products. Below are my cycling specific backpack deals, arranged with the biggest discounts first.

Polaris RBS Radar Commuting Backpack
Black, Silver - 68% off
£49.99£15.99!
View the Polaris RBS Radar Commuting Backpack
Evoc Park 25L Back pack
Green, 25 Litres - 67% off
£69.95£22.99!
View the Evoc Park 25L Back pack
Ultimate Performance Windermere 2 Litre Hydration Pack
Yellow, 2 Litres - 65% off
£33.99£12.00!
View the Ultimate Performance Windermere 2 Litre Hydration Pack
Mavic Crossmax Hydropack 8.5 Litre Hydration Backpack
Blue, Orange, Red, 8.5 Litres - 65% off
£90.00£31.49!
View the Mavic Crossmax Hydropack 8.5 Litre Hydration Backpack
Scott Ultrak 16 Mountain Hydration Pack
Blue, 16 Litres - 65% off
£84.99£30.00!
View the Scott Ultrak 16 Mountain Hydration Pack
Camelbak Fourteener 24 3 Litre Hydration Pack 2018
Blue, Orange, 24 Litres, 3 Litres Bladder, 1.2kg - 63% off
£145.00£53.99!
View the Camelbak Fourteener 24 3 Litre Hydration Pack 2018
Mavic Crossmax Hydropack 25 Litre Hydration Backpack
Blue, Orange, 25 Litres - 63% off
£100.00£36.99!
View the Mavic Crossmax Hydropack 25 Litre Hydration Backpack
Shimano H20 Mountain Bike Backpack
Black, 20 Litres, 875g - 60% off
£124.96£49.99!
View the Shimano H20 Mountain Bike Backpack
Vaude Uphill 12 Litres Lightweight Backpack
Black, 12 Litres, 345g, 46cm by 22cm by 17cm - 60% off
£90.00£35.75!
View the Vaude Uphill 12 Litres Lightweight Backpack
Camelbak Octane 18X 3 Litre Hydration Pack 2016
Yellow, Blue, 18 Litres, 3 Litres Bladder, 507g - 55% off
£109.99£49.99!
View the Camelbak Octane 18X 3 Litre Hydration Pack 2016
2XU Speed Backpack
Black - 55% off
£65.00£29.25!
View the 2XU Speed Backpack
Osprey Palea Ladies 26 Litre Backpack
26 Litres, Black, Blue, 1.11kg, 52cm, 33cm, 30cm - 55% off
£110.00£49.50!
View the Osprey Palea Ladies 26 Litre Backpack
Camelbak Kudu 8 Litre Hydration Pack 2017
Red, Blue, 8 litres, no bladder - 54% off
£139.99£64.94!
View the Camelbak Kudu 8 Litre Hydration Pack 2017
Osprey Ultralight Stuff Duffel Bag 2017
Green, Red, Grey, Blue, 30 Litres, 180g - 50% off
£29.99£14.99!
View the Osprey Ultralight Stuff Duffel Bag 2017
Camelbak Kudu 12 Litre Hydration Pack 2016
Red, Silver, 780g, 12 Litres, no reservoir - 44% off
£139.99£79.00!
View the Camelbak Kudu 12 Litre Hydration Pack 2016
Deuter Compact Lite 8 Backpack 2017
Blue, Grey, Green, 8 Litres, 670g - 43% off
£70.00£40.00!
View the Deuter Compact Lite 8 Backpack 2017
The North Face Blaze 20 Litre Backpack
650g, 20 Litres, Grey, Black, Blue - 40% off
£90.00£54.00!
View the The North Face Blaze 20 Litre Backpack
Osprey Talia 30 Litre Ladies Bike Backpack
30 Litres, Black, Blue, Purple, 1.19kg - 20% off
£120.00£95.99!
View the Osprey Talia 30 Litre Ladies Bike Backpack
100% Porter Bike Backpack
Blue, 45cm by 30cm by 12cm - 20% off
£39.99£31.99!
View the 100% Porter Bike Backpack



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About Cycling Bargains!

Welcome to Bike Bargains - I scour the internet trying to find the best deals specifically for UK based cyclists. Over the years I've saved hundreds of pounds on cycling gear, simply by shopping around and buying cycling consumables only when they're on sale. Whether you're a road cyclist or a DH mountain biker, I handpick the best money saving cycling related bargains I can find - and will hopefully save you money too! If any deals have expired, then please let me know by clicking the Expired button, and I'll then remove them. A full list of expired deals can be found here. Bike Bargains is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk. All details are believed to be correct, but please check with the retailer prior to buying - deals and specifications change, and your contract is solely with the retailer. Here is my Privacy Policy.

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Hope this helps to save you some money!

Claire x