Ogio Endurance 9.0 tri bag – review

Smart, but we’d save cash by going down a size for race day

Our rating 
3.5 out of 5 star rating 3.5
£129.99
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Conveniently for those of us who get lost in our own homes, the stylish Ogio Endurance 9.0 tri bag comes complete with tags telling triathletes where to stash their kit.

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There are designated areas for helmet and shoes, plenty of places to keep your tools and nutrition, with a ventilated waterproof storage compartment underneath for a wetsuit and a duo of insulated water bottle pockets.

As opposed to traditional tri bags from Huub, Amphibia and Blueseventy, the standout features are the armoured pocket for eyewear – a neat touch for not having your sunnies crushed in the boot of the car – and the backpack-style shoulder straps which are a useful addition to a holdall-style bag.

But is it worth the bumper £129 outlay? At 80-litres, there’s a sizeable argument to say that it’s actually too big for a race-day transition area (the 52l Endurance 8.0 at £89 would be more suitable), making this a fair whack to pay for a non-race day, non-airplane cabin-friendly gym kit bag. A shame, as it’s certainly stylish.

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