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Old 12-01-08, 10:34 PM
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I have three cycling-specific camelbaks. I don't know their model names, but they serve distinct functions. The small one is quite small and extends a two-bottle ride. The medium one has the 75 oz bladder and enough of a pocket for a jacket and some additional food. The large one has the 100 oz bladder and enough storage for layers and food.

I have no issues using them. My rides can involve serious changes in altitude, as much as 7,000' of elevation change (much more in accumulated climbing), and lacking in services, so a camelbak is exactly what I need for enough water, clothing, and extra calories. Just go try them on and don't think that one will meet all your needs. I choose the appropriate one for the ride I am on. Anything over 40 miles and 5,000' of climbing gets a camelbak.
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