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    Revolutionary new drink bladder

    I'd like to bring forumers attention to the new Osmos drinks bladder

    It is specifically designed to cope with electrolyte loss in hot climates (so not much use for UK, then - for a few years, at least)

    Using a specially modified Gortex panel which acts as the back of the bladder and lies against your back, your electrolyte-containg (sodium, potassiumt, etc.) sweat passes straight through into your sports drink and keeps the electrolyte balance normal. In fact, it has a superior performance to the usual drinks as the amount of electrolytes and minerals is automatically increased or decreased according to the amount lost in your perspiration.

    It seems to me that it will supercede the now traditional Camelbak and similar competitors' models and will probably be seen on both mtb and road circuit races. Time trialists will probably be the best road customers for this as its use will enable them to keep amuch more erodynamic while drinking when compared with the traditional bottle and cage.

    I hasten to add that I have no financial interest in this product

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    Hmmmm, seems to me that unless it is one big mama bladder it is only going to absorb a small percentage of the electorlytes since it is only resting against a small percentage of your pores that excrete sweat. Now if it had an attachment that sucked the salt off the sides of my face and helmet straps, that would be something!
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    Good one!

    Kind of the opposite of a stillsuit, right?
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    So I guess youre kinda screwed if a lot of your sweating isnt on your back

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    Yucch.

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    This is an April fools thing isn't it?
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    Has to be.
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    This thread reminded me of this drink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by eubi
    Good one!

    Kind of the opposite of a stillsuit, right?
    Yeah thats what I was thinking too.

    This product sounds kinda gnarly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eubi
    Good one!

    Kind of the opposite of a stillsuit, right?
    Yeah thats what I was thinking too.

    This product sounds kinda gnarly.

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    Uh huh. March 31 here was April 1 there.
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    Even as an April Fool's joke, that's just gross!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nermal
    Uh huh. March 31 here was April 1 there.
    Ain't that the truth now

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    Quote Originally Posted by catatonic
    This thread reminded me of this drink:


    Dang, I could go for a pocari sweat right now. Man why did you have to post that? I lived on that stuff when I was in Japan. That and Aquarius. Hated the stuff at first but it grows on you.
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    I never had the stuff, I just love making fun of it's name.

    Might buy some off j-list sometimes just to try it out.
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    Wash your back.

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