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Tested: CamelBak Forge Vacuum-Insulated Travel Mug

Finding a good travel mug always proves difficult. They’re typically cumbersome, fragile, don’t retain much heat, and worst of all, they spill and leak way too easily. Camelbak is attempting to change all that with their new one – the CamelBak Forge Vacuum-Insulated Travel Mug. They sum […]

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Tested: MIU COLOR Glass Water Bottle with Tea Infuser

You know what material I avoid more than BPA-containing plastic when it comes to sports water bottles? Glass. It makes zero sense to carry a glass water bottle on a bike ride, run, or even in your gym bag. Even if it’s a stronger type of glass, […]

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Tested: CamelBak Podium Ice

It took me a while to get used to the idea of these Camelbak water bottles, after being a die hard Specialized fan, but I did eventually come around and became a huge fan of this CamelBak Podium series. So I was excited to hear that they […]

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Tested: Eco Vessel Boulder Insulated Water Bottle

Sick of plastic water bottles where even the insulated ones can only keep water cold for an hour or two? I am. It’s not a big deal for daily rides, but let’s say you’re camping for the weekend. Perhaps you’re doing an MTB stage race. There might […]

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Tested: FLEXR Sports Bottle

For something as simple and basic as a water bottle, we sure have had a lot of innovation the past few years! We had the BPA fiasco and all the new BPA-free bottles, bottles with new types of insulation, and bottles with new bite valves on the […]

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Ask Levi: What Are The Proper Types of Water Bottles To Use?

Today’s question is about using the proper type of water bottle, preferably metal, that does not leech chemicals into your water…

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Tested: CamelBak Podium ChillJacket Bottle

While I was trying out a Camelbak Podium bottle, I couldn’t resist also trying a CamelBak ChillJacket Podium bottle, which is the insulated version. The ChillJacket bottle has all the features of the regular Podium bottle, but the insulation is supposed to keep drinks hot or cold for hours…

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Tested: CamelBak Podium Bottle

Back when I first wrote about BPA-free water bottles, I mentioned the new Camelbak bottles as one choice. Once I noticed how cool the CamelBak Podium bottle was, I had to get one. Here is my review…

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Tested: Specialized Big Mouth Bottle

If you’re new to cycling, here’s one thing you need to know: the Specialized Big Mouth Bottle is the standard bottle by which all others are judged. I have been using these bottles as long as I can remember, here is my review…

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Tested: Elite Water Bottles

Water bottles are pretty standard, but some bottles are much better than others. Here is a review of the Elite water bottle which is used by all the pro teams in the Tour de France…

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Water Bottle Wednesday #5 – Polar Insulated Water Bottle

The first water bottle I ever bought for cycling was a Polar bottle. It seemed like a great idea – a water bottle with insulation that would keep cold drinks cold on a hot summer day. Did it work?

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BPA-Free Plastic Water Bottles for Outdoorsmen Have Arrived!

BPA (short for bisphenol A) is in the news once again, with more and more studies showing the possible side effects of BPA consumption, which happens when BPA leaches out of a plastic water bottle and into your drinking water. Let’s look at some of the new BPA-free water bottles.

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NeverReach: The $99 Water Bottle

What you are looking at is called the NeverReach, which is more than a giant water bottle – it’s actually a “frame mounted hydration system.” It consists of a large water tank that fits behind your saddle, with a tube that runs from the bottle to your handlebars, ending with a bite valve. That means you can carry a lot of water and drink it easily, not having to fumble with normal water bottles.

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Water Bottle Wednesday #2 – Gatorade 32 oz Bottle

Today’s edition of Water Bottle Wednesday features one of my most beloved water bottles, this green giant from Gatorade. This baby holds 32 ounces of precious water, and it still fits in a normal bottle cage!

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Water Bottle Wednesday #1 – Trek Bottle From Trailz End

We’ll start off the Water Bottle Wednesday series by looking at this nice water bottle from Trek Bikes. This is a quality water bottle that looks and feels good. The color and design make it more apt to a beach cruiser, as I don’t know of many racing bikes in the baby blue and navy blue color scheme! But it works. It’s actually on par with the Specialized brand water bottles, so I wouldn’t hesitate to use it in a race situation.

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