Tim Coleman’s Training Playground – testing the new Zac Speed COMP backpack

We developed the Zac Speed COMP hydration backpacks and CoreFlex harness over 2 years of testing and feedback from our top level Hard Enduro riders. Tim Coleman competed in Romaniacs, Sea to Sky, Wildwood and Erzberg with prototype versions to fine tune the fit and feel of what we have today…. The ultimate competition hydration backpack. Check out here:  COMP 2 backpacks   |   COMP 3 backpacks   |   CoreFlex...

The Kosciusko Killer, Australia’s newest hard enduro

Zac Speed are proud sponsors of the The Kosciusko Killer, Australia’s newest hard enduro and possibly its hardest yet from the team at Grasssroots Enduro.  Our team Riders Tim Coleman and Ruben Chadwick both had great results with a 1st and 4th respectively.  Checkout some of the massive climbs and ridiculous descents, caught by Barry from Cross Training Enduro Skills...

Cross Training Enduro Skills review: Sprint R-3 backpack/hydration/chest protector setup

Cross Training Enduro Skills review the Zac Speed Sprint R-3 backpack/hydration/chest protector setup. “Over the past two years plenty of viewers have asked what body armour I’m wearing and I’ve finally got around to reviewing it. The Zac Speed Sprint R-3 is made in Australia (ed: not made in Australia) but I first heard about it from American viewers, who were saying things like “You Aussies make some cool stuff, we love that Zac Speed setup”. Well I’d never heard of it and a bit of googling revealed it was a combination of backpack, hydration system and body armour. I’ve never been a fan of pressure suits as they feel restrictive and are so hot in warmer weather so after some research the Zac Speed looked like a great choice” read...

Choosing the right hydration backpack

Shaun form Zac Speed walks you through the different Zac Speed hydration backpack sizes, features and applications. The Sprint R-3 has been purposely designed for short, fast competition rides with its minimal design and aggressive graphics. The fourth generation Sprint R-3 is pack adopts the NEW CONFIGR8 adaptive pack harness system. The Recon S-3 has been designed for intermediate distance rides and is a mid sized pack. The Recon has the flexibility of free load storage space on the outside with increased internal storage above the smaller Sprint R-3.   The Recon S-3 pack adopts the NEW CONFIGR8 adaptive pack harness system. The Dakar pack has been designed for those rides where you find yourself a long way from home. Offering enough storage (22.5L) and versatility for the true adventure rider, the Dakar pack has a number of internal organized pockets for all your gear, whilst still maintaining enough free storage space to maximize flexibility.  The Dakar pack adopts the NEW CONFIGR8 adaptive pack harness...

New Product Testing

We are always messing around with contraptions to test our products to the limit. Here we have set up a cycle stress testing rig for some new products to be released in...