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Made in Germany: Waterproof multifunctional backpack Proof 28

Packed with talent

With the Proof 28, VAUDE has developed a multifunctional Bike & Hike & City backpack for all of life’s outdoor occasions. The pack sports a clean silhouette and it’s a true multi-talent: waterproof, robust, user-friendly, versatile to carry – and last but not least – Made in Germany with climate-neutral manufacturing in the VAUDE factory near Lake Constance.

Outdoor life is a constant challenge: traveling by bike, by foot, in the city, in the mountains, through the rain or under a blazing sun – can one pack really cover all the bases?

Voila – the VAUDE Proof 28 can! It’s a pack that’s packed with talent. The Proof 28 has a heart for the outdoors. In fact, it has at least 3 – one for cycling, one for hiking and even digital nomads will find a home in its integrated laptop compartment – not to mention all its other outdoor uses.

HF-welding, Made in Germany

There’s a lot of craftsmanship that’s “made in Germany” (or more precisely, in the VAUDE factory at the company headquarters in Tettnang) behind the simple term “HF welding”. “HF” means high-frequency and it results in welded seams that are exceptionally robust as well as 100 % waterproof. The Proof 28 is also produced in accordance with the Green Shape criteria, which – like many other products – meets VAUDE’s high ecological standards.

An all-rounder for town and country

The understated yet stylish design emphasizes the fact that the Proof can do more than “just” Bike&Hike. The simple roll closure and integrated laptop compartment make it a perfect business companion and reflective elements ensure that safety doesn’t fall by the wayside when you’re riding through town.

A backpack with a modular design

The Proof 28 has a truly useful feature: its detachable outer bag with compression straps for quick and easy storage of items such as a map, GPS device, hardshell jacket or travel guide. The main compartment features a zip pocket for valuables. Another small pocket for things that need to be quickly at hand is located on the hip belt. And that's not all: it also features an extra 1.20 m drawcord gear net for versatile storage of items like wet laundry, your bike helmet or your trekking poles. 

Flexibility to go

Where other backpacks delve into too much detail and are geared to specific requirements, the Proof 28 remains flexible and can be adapted to your circumstances. With the Proof 28, commuters, bikers and hikers alike will be prepared to meet the challenges of modern life! Whether for all-mountain use on a mountain bike, year round bike commuting or the urban 9-5 – the Proof 28 is just waiting to prove itself as a robust companion for every situation in life! The term multiuse would be a real understatement. VAUDE calls it Smart Use.


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