Reservoir funk. It’s a factor and one of many greatest causes many individuals (this creator included) desire basic water bottles for bike-related adventures. However CamelBak, the granddaddy of hydration reservoirs, goals to alter that with its just-launched Fusion assortment. The brand new reservoirs embody a toothless zipper design for simpler filling and cleansing and some different design tweaks value noting.
Previous concepts, new options
CamelBak’s TRU Zip closure seems burly sufficient, and we just like the outsized zipper pull (simple to make use of with chilly, moist, or gloved fingers, we think about). Fusion merchandise additionally embody built-in handles and pinch grips for ease of filling and a inflexible backplate to stop collapse when drying. And this must get the eye of the ounce-counters — the Fusion line is 30% lighter than CamelBak’s previous Crux line.
The Fusion assortment is BPA, BPS, and BPF-free and is offered in 4 sizes — two- and three-liter for solo excursions and six- and ten-liter for group journeys. Right here’s the worth breakdown:
- 2L – $53
- 3L – $55
- 6L – $75
- 10L – $90
The group-sized reservoirs have a tap-style spout for shortly filling dishes and bottles round camp. Fusion merchandise additionally embody a few of CamelBak’s earlier improvements, like an on/off lever to stop leaking. CamelBak Fusion reservoirs can be found now on CamelBak’s web site.