An ultra-tough off-road pack with 100% waterproof side pod and removable Tool Roll, the R8 is a very practical, feature packed waist pack designed for riding trails or competition Enduros, Bajas and Rallies. Constructed from ultra-durable Hypalon and Cordura® it’s built to take the long-term punishment of serious off-road competition.  


  • Kriega’s signature alloy belt adjuster sets the waist tension in seconds and eradicates loose strap ends giving an uncluttered design.

  • The pack can be easily be moved around to gain access to items, without the need to take off and on each time.

  • A 100% waterproof side pod with a roll-top closure guarantees your electronics stay dry. 

  • The internal white taped-seam liner makes finding kit easy and is removable for cleaning.

  • The zipped mesh pocket in the flap is ideal storage for  paperwork, passport etc.

  • The front zipped pocket provides quick access to the removable Cordura® Tool Roll.

  • The Tool Roll has a coated mesh pocket for small items and over 30 loops to manage tools and spares.

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1000D Cordura® on base and belt.

420D nylon rip-stop construction. 

Kriega signature alloy belt adjuster.

Removable taped seam liner.

Hypalon abrasion resistant front cover.

Superspace 5mm airspace fabric.

YKK® water resistant zips.

1000D Cordura® Tool Roll included.

8-litre (490cu in) capacity

Main compartment:
165(h) x 270(w) x 100(d) mm
6.5(h) x 10.6(w) x 3.9(d) ins.

165(h) x 180(w) x 100(d) mm
6.5(h) x 7.1(w) x 3.9(d) ins.



Like all Kriega products the standard of build has to be seen to be believed


20th May 2016
Just Brilliant
Top top quality and build, strong roomy and waterproof and extremely comfortable to wear so that you don't even know its there.

26th Feb 2016
Quality product
As expected another very high quality product with sales staff and customer service to match.

10th Oct 2013
brilliant kit
I can't believe I took this long to buy this. Holds loads and is waterproof.

7th Jun 2013
I love my R8
This is great. It's really comfortable, you forget it is there and in summer you don't end up with a sweaty back like you do when you wear a back pack. Perfect! Really well made as well. Mine has had 3 years use pretty much every day and is still in excellent condition. This is what good design is all about.

31st Jan 2013
Great piece of kit
Excellent piece of kit, plenty of room for all the bits you need to carry with you

11th Oct 2012
Quality product designed for the job. Big enough to carry your tools/spares but not too bulky. Sure it will give me years of service !

18th Jan 2012
Underwater trip
Previously used Fox and Scott waist packs which were okay. This R8 is much more comfortable and carries more than the other 2.... Been underwater wearing the R8, didn't let in any water.

23rd Feb 2011
Survived the Dakar
I wore the R8 throughout the Dakar Rally in 2010. It gave me ample carrying space for food and spare gloves/lenses etc as well as all the bizarre documentation you have to have with you. It got crashed and bashed and generally abused yet apart from looking a bit dusty was as good as new. It also made an acceptable pillow in my tent at the bivouac. Thanks Kriega

12th Sep 2010
R8 waistpack
The bag (R8 waistpack) performed spectacularly on the trip and did not even get wet from a hail/rain squall that I went through. Kriega really is top notch gear and I will highly recommend it to all my riding friends.
Aaron A. Kodiak, Alaska - May 2009