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Firstgear Torrent Waterproof Backpack

The Firstgear 20L Torrent backpack has air-mesh padded, adjustable ergo backpack straps that provide a secure anchor and are designed to work with your riding jacket. Channeled, air-mesh back pads ensure comfort and breathability. The sternum strap ensures rock solid stability in the riding position.

Dimensions:

  • 18"L x 10"W
  • 20L capacity
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Firstgear Torrent Backpack 4.6 5 17 17
Great pack. Only small compaints. For some reason this pack has garnered me a lot of attention. Folks ask about it frequently. "Nice" is the comment I get most often. It does what it's supposed to, keeps stuff dry. I use it everyday and usually carry it around by the top handle because I sweat under it. Someone suggested strapping it on the back of the bike, great idea if you can. I don't like the roll top closure straps. I don't understand why they're attached at an angle on the pack. It made me wonder how exactly to close the pack when I first got it. The more full the pack is the better closure you get. I don't carry too much stuff in it on a normal basis however. Overall, great buy especially given its competitive price. July 28, 2015
Better then expected... Bought this because throwing over my old bag was choking me to death and the thing had holes in it. I needed a bag I could put just about anything in and keep it dry since I often times am carrying things to and from work on my bike that are water sensitive and I don't want to destroy them if the weather forecast was wrong. It is made of the same stuff they build life inflatable life boats out of and has an gunny sack opening on the top with no closers or zipper. Only complaint is that it would be made about 1 to 2 inches wider to let in more space for soft coolers. Just a little snug in that area, but fits. July 27, 2015
Great riding pack for the price! Big enough for my laptop plus clothes for 3 days. I took this pack on a long trip, kept my stuff dry even when as I was riding in the rain. It's comfortable to wear for at least an hour. If you're riding longer than that, I recommend strapping the pack on the passenger seat. The bag's material is rubberized, it's got enough friction against the seat and whatever strap you are using. June 29, 2015
Excellent Back Pack I bought it 3 months ago, since then i use it everyday, commuting and some weekend trips. It´s very comfortable and seem durable, it looks like the first day. I have probe the waterproof some times and don't disappoint me. June 29, 2015
Good backpack Backpack is made well, all the wields and stitching are solid. My big complaint is how difficult it is to tighten the shoulder straps, near impossible with gloves on. Also the tightening the roll top straps is kinda a pain. June 17, 2015
Best Bang for your buck Overall the cheapest waterproof pack on the market that I could find. Looks great and holds up to the task. I rode through a few monsoon like rain storms on an 1,800 mile ride and not a drop of water got inside! May 25, 2015
Really crossed my fingers hoping for an awesome back pack. I really crossed my fingers for an awesome back pack and that is what I got. Looks like there is much room if needed and just enough zippers and not an over kill of them. Very comfy and does not feel cheap at all. I would recommend this to another person. May 18, 2015
Exactly what I wanted! It fits perfectly while riding. Doesn't hang too low or too high. It is not bulky and stick out like a sore thumb. It has a lot of room for anything I want to carry. When stuffed with random things it is still really comfortable to wear while riding. Highly recommend for anyone. March 9, 2015
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Philip G: Why did I choose this? Extra storage capacity. Need a spacer between my passenger and I to keep her helmet from hitting mine. Jul 5, 2015
G A: Awesome bag. Great price. Jun 23, 2015
N A: Good looking and compact furthermore the price is great. Thnak you for applying my credit. May 26, 2015
Khristine Marie D: Its waterproof and it is suitable for my boyfriend's cruiser bike. His backpack is about to fall apart. Lol Apr 19, 2015
ALIDA FXDSE2@69 M: For a trip to pack in when it rains things will be dry Feb 18, 2015
L E: Needed a 100% rainproof backpack for those unexpected showers and it fit the bill. Jan 28, 2015
Miguel A: I wanted a basic waterproof back pack that wouldn't cost me an arm and a leg. Dec 3, 2014
Jake L: Looks sick, WATERPROOF, reasonable price!!! Jul 14, 2014
Tim M: Price and waterproof. Jun 29, 2014
alan d: Great water proof seal, used it through a downpour, not one drop got inside. Also one of the cheaper backpacks out there, which is great, since i'm cheap. The main compartment can fit a lot of stuff, you can put your standard size laptop or tablet in there and still got room to stuff some books, shirts and chinese food containers in it. Jun 10, 2014
Jose C: For a waterproof backpack for mountain biking and motorcycle riding. May 12, 2014
Milan R: Supposed to be waterproof Jan 12, 2014
A shopper asked: Is the backpack submersible? I already bought it because it looks so durable, just want to know how water tight. Mar 2, 2015
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Brent R: It is not. Took it on a rafting trip and kept it submerged for a while and water got in. Maybe the briefest dip would be okay. Mar 3, 2015
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James F: Not sure what you mean by submersible.mif you actually mean could you dunk it completely under water like a kayaking dry bag I don't know. With its welded seams and roll top I would guess it could briefly be held under water.mthe roll top would have rob be roolled over at least 3 times and the ciching straps be as tight as possible. You could actually test this in your tub. But I think under most wet riding conditions it should be watertight even in a downpour. I've ridden with it in moderate rain and it does the job. Mar 2, 2015
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Jason C: I have had in on quite a few bike trips and a some short hiking trips as well where it was subject to rain. No problems! I haven't however dunked it. It does seem about at well built at a few rafting bags that I have so would assume its good.
I like this pack, though small, and would purchase again.
Mar 3, 2015
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Caleb A: Its definitely an awesome backpack. I wouldn't say its like a dry sack but it can take a heavy rain storm or if you go rafting it can take it as well. Mar 3, 2015
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James D asked: Is this backpack submersible? Already bought it because it looks so durable. Just want to know how water tight it is. Thanks. Mar 2, 2015
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Shailine D: Handled light rain really well. Everything inside was dry. However, I wasn't in the rain long either. I wouldn't submerge it in a pool or something. Mar 9, 2015
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A shopper asked: Does it fit a laptop? Dedicated laptop sleeve or pocket or anything? Apr 23, 2014
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James F: I cN easily fit my 13" Mac book laptop and and iPad in the Torrent backpack and still have room for several books, a sweater etc. I hauled about 20 ilbs of groceries In it the other day. The bag main compartment is just that, a very large opening, no interior pockets and no laptop sleeve. There are two external zippers side pockets but they are not very deep. There is a mesh external pocket on the back. And there are two loops on the back one near the bottom and one near the top that you could attach things to. Apr 23, 2014
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Logan M: @A Shopper
Yes, you can fit a laptop of pretty much any size in this backpack. However, there are no dedicated sleeves or compartments in the backpack. Its basically a big waterproof bag with a surprising amount of space inside.
With that being said, I love this pack and use it everyday!
Apr 25, 2014
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alan d: Depends how big your laptop is, the average macbook should fit. and no it does not have dedicated laptop sleeve, inside only has one single big compartment. The outside has 2 waterproof zippered pockets, one on each side, then there's a mesh pocket on the back, that is not waterproof. Apr 24, 2014
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Chalene B: My 13" Mac Air Fits in there quite easily. You would be able to fit a bigger laptop in. There are no pockets on the inside. There is only the mesh front pocket (not waterproof) and the two small pockets on the side (waterproof) Apr 23, 2014
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Milan R: It is just one open pocket that gets rolled up for closure and then clipped. It is waterproof true. Possibly could fit a laptop just probably not a very large one. Apr 24, 2014
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Bernardo P: It does fit a laptop but does not have a dedicated pocket for it. Apr 23, 2014
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AnneMarie M: Yes it fits a laptop but does not have a dedicated pocket Apr 26, 2014
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Burton O: I carry a 17" dell laptop in it. Apr 23, 2014
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A shopper asked: Your description says the bag has a "waist strap. The review by du480d says there is no waist strap. Which is right?mI will buy the pack if it has the waist strap. If it comes and doesn't have the waist strap, I will return it. Dec 23, 2014
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Dan M: There is a cross strap in the front that keeps the two shoulder straps from spreading, holding the bag in place. It's technically not a "waist strap" but I like it's higher position better for riding both my bikes (motor/peddle). Dec 30, 2014
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Stephen P: I ordered mine last year and it had a waist strap. I promptly tucked it into the pocket that is near the bottom of the pack never to be used again, but it is there if I need it. Dec 31, 2014
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Michael W: It does not have a waist strap. Only straps that go over shoulders and another strap that connects the two shoulder straps across the chest. Dec 30, 2014
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Axel C: This backpack indeed doesn't have a waist strap, but it has a chest strap which works pretty well at keeping the bag tightly on your back. Jan 4, 2015
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Lucas W: There is only a chest strap. This backpack works well, but I kind of wish I went with a larger Kriega for the size and extra compartments Dec 30, 2014
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Stephen P: Ugh, sorry I just looked. I was was confusing back packs (clearly I have too many)...the Torrent does not have a waist strap. Dec 31, 2014
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David C: There is no waist strap but there is a strap that goes around your torso about mid chest. Dec 30, 2014
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A shopper asked: Does the backpack have a waist strap? One reviewer says it does not have a waist strap but the product description says it does have a strap. Which is it? Dec 24, 2014
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James F: The Torrent does not have a waist strap. It does have a chest strap (sometimes called a sternum strap). This does help relieve some occurs pressure on your shoulders but it would be better to have a waist strap. Dec 25, 2014
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Krzysztof K: No it does not have a waist strap. I has an adjustable strap across the chest area. Dec 25, 2014
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Brent R: No waist strap, it has a sternum strap. Dec 25, 2014
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A shopper asked: Is there any way to use a water bladder with this? Feb 4, 2015
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James F: There is no pocket inside for the bladder so it would have to sit with the other contents of the bag and condensation would make those things damp. Also there is no sleeve for thre hydration pack tube to exit so you would have to exit the tube through the open top which would defeat its water tightness. So really, "no". Mar 2, 2015
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Michael W: One could work something out with a bladder but it would be be a little tricky. Feb 4, 2015
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A shopper asked: what is that strap with the spring loaded clip for ???? Sep 12, 2014
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Damian C: I assume you are talking about the chest strap?
Nothing special, just stops the shoulder straps from separating...common to many backpacks
Sep 14, 2014
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Milan R: It goes across your chest to lighten the load from your shoulders Sep 12, 2014
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A shopper asked: What is the weight of the product? May 13, 2014
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Daniel P: I don't have a scale but it's not heavy at all. Holds allot of stuff, could have made the way it closes look nicer but serves the purpose very good. May 25, 2014
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Krzysztof K: 2.014 lb. May 14, 2014
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A shopper asked: Would a helmet fit in it? How about riding jacket and pants? Thanks. Mar 17, 2015
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Krzysztof K: No way on the helmet. I have not tried the jacket but that might be all it can take. Pants should be no problem. Mar 17, 2015
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