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I am looking to buy a camelbak and was just wondering what the best one would be for mtbing and dirtbiking??

Thanks for your help! :thumbsup:

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There is one I got here from work that is completely insulated (all the way to the mouthpiece) and it works good in the heat. It stays cold throughout my whole ride with only a few cubes of ice in there and the rest filled with good ol H20. I can't remember what the model name is though, sorry.

Damian

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depends on how much stuff you want to carry. I got one of the "blue wave" style camelbak. holds 2 liters and lasted me till the last lap of the hare scrambles last sunday.(close to 2 hrs, but it was 85 out) it also has small pockets to stash your keys, phone, powerbar into. It only cost $35 @ sportsmens warehouse

Keep in mind that water weighs 8.34 lbs per gallon so a 2 liter unit is gonna be

better than 4 lbs of liquid

I'd stick with the name brand stuff replacement parts are available at major sporting goods stores

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depends on how much stuff you want to carry...

Exactly. I have a MULE and a HAWG and choose each depending on how much I want to carry for that ride. I also wish I had one of the 0 cargo models for the times I don't want to carry anything but water.

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I would mostly just be carrying my phone and wallet with me. As for water amount it would be different on all my rides. some days I go out for hours and hours while some I just go out for a couple hours.

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I have an Ogio. I bought an extra 2ltr bladder, and it will hold both of them. I was running out of water on our longer rides. There's room for tools, keys, etc. It's a great pack.

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I have a $20 Outdoor Products brand from Wal-Mart. It holds 2 liters and has 3 pockets for tools and snacks. Works very well for me!

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Get a good quality Camelback, get the 100 oz pouch. You can never carry enough water, if you're worried about weight, fill it half it you have to. Another good idea I recently learned is a bottle of spare water just in case you lose your bite valve and your water. Carrying a spare 12-16 ouncer is good insurance.

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I have the blowfish. It holds 100 oz of H2o and has two zipper pockets and a bungee cord cargo net ( i use it for trash ). The large pocket has a expandable zipper so it is huge. I can put all my tools in it, food, extra fuel, and a small jacket if the weather calls for it. It is a CamelBak brand. I broke the straps a year and half ago. Called CamelBak and sent it in. Two weeks later they sent me a brand new one. Quality.

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I have a $20 Outdoor Products brand from Wal-Mart. It holds 2 liters and has 3 pockets for tools and snacks. Works very well for me!

Same here, works great. 3yrs old and no problems.

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Consider the one that holds the most water. You can always fill it with less water if weight is a consideration but you have the option to hold more. Even with shorter rides, I started filling mine to the max to account for breakdowns.

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