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In Need of Practical On-Bike Hydration Advice

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In Need of Practical On-Bike Hydration Advice

Old 09-04-22, 11:55 AM
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Originally Posted by boozergut View Post
There are some nice no name brand ones on Amazon. I just purchased one with a 3 liter bladder. I learned quickly that 3 liters is too much to carry on a ride. I fill it half way now and carry a water bottle with electrolytes on the really hot days.
The one I have is 2 liters and it's fairly heavy when full. I can imagine 3 liters, while being plenty of water for most rides, would be quite heavy until you drank a lot of it. I use mine along with both water bottles and that's usually enough.
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