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Old 06-28-20, 04:13 PM
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Easy Squeeze Water Bottle

My old LBS cheap water bottle was great and very easy to squeeze. I have had 3 since then and all are much stiffer and harder to use. Does someone have a recommendation of a soft water bottle?
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Old 06-28-20, 04:22 PM
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Go to the store and squeeze them until you find one you like? I like REI bottles, FWIW.
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Old 06-28-20, 05:06 PM
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https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B07B3...b_b_asin_title

I’ve been using these for the past month or so, and they’re great. They’re soft and very easy to squeeze water out of, lids/spouts seal well, and they have absolutely no plastic smell/taste.

I was skeptical because they’re so cheap but they’re exactly what I was looking for. Time will tell how well they hold up.
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Old 06-28-20, 09:36 PM
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I use the camelback water bottles. They're easy to squeeze in my opinion!
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Old 06-28-20, 09:55 PM
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Crystal Polypropylene Water Bottle from Soma Fabrications

no BPA, easy squeeze, valve works nicely.
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Old 06-28-20, 11:23 PM
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I find that the more expensive it is, the harder it is to squeeze. So I would look for cheap ones online that use less material and no insulation.

Alternatively, a camelbak is easy to drink out of, no squeezing needed...
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Old 06-29-20, 05:10 PM
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Camelback podiums are the bomb.

I threw all the rest out
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Old 06-29-20, 05:58 PM
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PowerAde bottles well rinsed out after using the original contents are great water bottles.

Cheers
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Old 06-29-20, 06:04 PM
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Just try to keep the price below $50.
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The 1 product from specialized that I will buy- purist bottle with moflo bottle top. Its simple, inexpensive, and soft squeezing.

This is the bottle many brands use for their own design/promotion. The moflo cap is awesome.

We have a cabinet full of purist bottles from different events and brands.
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Old 06-30-20, 05:10 PM
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Camelback podiums are the bomb.

I threw all the rest out
this^
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Old 06-30-20, 05:19 PM
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Gatorade Contour Squeeze Bottle 32 oz.

You don't have to open or close meant to squeeze
32oz and fits average bottle holder only drawback no insulation
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Originally Posted by Schmackers View Post
I use the camelback water bottles. They're easy to squeeze in my opinion!
Originally Posted by Pop N Wood View Post
Camelback podiums are the bomb.

I threw all the rest out
^ That's all I use. Camelbak Podium. No nipple to pull out - just squeeze to drink.
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I'm another Camelbak podium user
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Originally Posted by MemRiverman View Post
My old LBS cheap water bottle was great and very easy to squeeze. I have had 3 since then and all are much stiffer and harder to use. Does someone have a recommendation of a soft water bottle?
Edit: Apparently I have the old style that has been discontinued, and I have no Experience with the new Polar bottles. So take my original comment below with a huge grain of salt! Also see post #17 which has convinced me to swap to Camelbak 'chill' double wall bottles just for the dirt cap!



I like my double wall polar bottles. then again I like my water ambient temps. the double wall insulated bottles keeps ground temp water cool, and not getting too hot. I found them to squeeze okay.

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I can't comment on the specifics of the bottle's that you are using, yet as a general comment, the compound that makes plastics "soft" are called plasticisers and the thing about plasticisers is that they are the compound that also leaches out of the plastic and into your water so they are being left out if they can by manufacturers these days. I personally reuse PET (PETE) bottles that I buy Kombucha Tea in. Not classy I'll grant you and maybe not 100% free of all possible contaminants yet far better than most other options.

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Old 07-01-20, 09:33 AM
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I like my double wall polar bottles. then again I like my water ambient temps. the double wall insulated bottles keeps ground temp water cool, and not getting too hot. I found them to squeeze okay.
Camelbak podium has an insulated option as well.

https://www.amazon.com/CamelBak-Podi.../dp/B07R1CD6S3

These mud caps are nice to keep dust out of the spout.

https://www.amazon.com/CamelBak-Podi...g-goods&sr=1-1
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Originally Posted by Pop N Wood View Post
Camelbak podium has an insulated option as well.

https://www.amazon.com/CamelBak-Podi.../dp/B07R1CD6S3

These mud caps are nice to keep dust out of the spout.

https://www.amazon.com/CamelBak-Podi...g-goods&sr=1-1
Oh thanks for quoting me! I meant to come back here to add to my thoughts on Polar bottles, and forgot.

I went to look for polar bottles, and low and behold Polar bottles are not the same anymore. They used to have a nice indention for fingers and grip and squeeze. but the new bottles look less Friendly for the reasons I liked them.

So basically I know nothing of the new bottles. However I did find the Dirt series Camelbak, So I think I will give them a try! a dirt cap would be nice!
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