OGIO Introduces the Throttle and Clutch Backpacks

by Brian Mullin on October 1, 2014

OGIO Expands Into the Growing Market of ‘Urban Outdoor’ Inspired Day Packs, Introducing THROTTLE and CLUTCH
Two new styles that fuse an urban street style with outdoor performance features

Salt Lake City, Utah – October 1, 2014 – OGIO International Inc., a
leading lifestyle bag designer with a strong sports heritage, wanted to
create a backpack that combined the aggressive styling of an adventure
sports enthusiast with the rugged styling of an outdoor enthusiast. Its
two new bags the Throttle and Clutch, deliver on both form and function
and will appeal to an outdoor sport consumer that wants a dual purpose
pack that will perform as well outdoors as it will for everyday work
& travel.

These two design innovations offer a unique
adrenaline-inspired pack for this growing demographic and will allow
OGIO to expand its distribution into more outdoor sports channels
looking for distinctive styles that will appeal to new customers.

Grams Thoughts => These look like some excellent packs, that will be useful for tossing into the vehicle for an adventure or a road trip and for a carry-on when traveling. The sleek shapes and contours will also make it useful for commuting, especially the smaller Clutch. Both of the packs of tons of features, with highlights going towards their electronic and laptop capabilities.

Throttle
and Clutch are both engineered with high performance rip stop coated
materials that will provide water resistance to survive your most
extreme adventures. The Throttle is designed as a dual purpose top
loading pack-duffle and provides 28L of storage, while the Clutch caters
to the minimalist urban commuter at 21L.

Throttle Features Include:

  • An external access hanging padded computer sleeve, tablet sleeve and phone pocket with a water resistant rain hood
  • Two additional external side pockets to stash away beverages or other small items
  • A large front zippered pocket and top loading main volume entry for clothes, electronics and more
  • An alternative dedicated fleece-lined electronics pocket for GPS systems, cell phones or cameras
  • A two-way adjustable sternum strap for maximum comfort over long periods of time
  • Designed in a slate blue, stealth black, navy green or burnt orange
  • dimensions: 11.5″ H x 7″ W x 20″ D
  • weight: 2.3 Lbs.

Clutch Features Include:

  • A large main volume compartment for all travel goods
  • An interior padded laptop sleeve to keep your electronics protected
  • An aluminum zipper for ultimate durability from rain, and quick access to belongings
  • A two-way adjustable sternum strap for maximum comfort over long periods of time
  • Also designed in a slate blue, stealth black, navy green or burnt orange
  • dimensions: 11.5″ H x 5.5″ W x 19″ D
  • weight: 0.75 Lbs.

“At
OGIO, our objective is to deliver the most relevant products that
combine the best materials, features and of course styling. The OGIO
brand appeals to a broad demographic because of our ability to
creatively cater to so many unique lifestyles with distinctively unique
product. We are excited to expand into and create what we will classify
as the ‘urban outdoor’ market in 2015 because there are consumers that
want to share a bag they can pack for their life in the city and then
take it outdoors to pursue their real passion, says Dan Jelinek, Vice
President of Lifestyle at OGIO.

Throttle and Clutch are available
October 1st in time for holiday sales for $80 and $50 respectively.

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