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Inov-8 Race Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 3, 2019

based on 30 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 9 reasons to buy the Race - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

100% of the reviewers give the Inov-8 Race a good or excellent rating!

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Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Inov-8 Race:

Reviewers like these things about the Inov-8 Race

  • Many users appreciate how this pack frees their back area, with no bouncing, hitting their neck or chaffing their shoulders.
  • A lot of reviewers love how the bag allows their back to breath move freely.
  • Others said it's super compact lightweight and everything they can expect from Inov-8.
  • Many users said its snug fit feels very comfortable on the hips.
  • Some owners like the stuff pouch in the center and its ease of access for gel and or a bar.
  • Compression straps are also greatly applauded by users as it reduces bounce for extra stability.
  • Others particularly liked the easy access front pockets.
  • Many runners find the water bottles are easy to access and return to their holders.
  • A lot of users chose the bag for its perfect fit and functionality.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Other users said it leaks a little.
  • One user said the bag was actually very different from the advertisement in terms of color and quality.

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Inov-8 Race features:
  • Reflective
  • Windproof

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Waterproof
  • Water resistant

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.


vs Inov-8 Bags

The Inov-8 Race ranks #1 compared with the other Inov-8 bags.

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The Inov-8 Race ranks #1018 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Selected Reviews

Backpack Gear Test

It is a great lightweight pack with ample room for a day hike and almost enough room for an overnight trip. The pack’s unique hydration system sits around the waist and lumbar region. The pack is very adjustable with the fit as well as where the drinking tube can be stored.

Posted 6 January 2010 by Ty Webb - Read full review

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Last updated on July 03, 2019