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2L reservoirs

nonnac85nonnac85 Posts: 1,608
edited June 2009 in MTB buying advice
Need to get one for my new rucksack as it came without. Have seen the 3 below all for a similar price. Is any better / worse than the others? Are there any other suggestions for a similar price / capacity?

http://www.merlincycles.co.uk/camelbak- ... dders.html (2 litre version)

http://www.wiggle.co.uk/p/cycle/7/Deute ... 360010139/ - some people say the drink hose is too short?

http://www.wiggle.co.uk/p/cycle/7/Lezyn ... 360034777/


Thanks
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  • nonnac85nonnac85 Posts: 1,608
    went for the lezyne one - lets hope it arrives from wiggle by friday when i set off to do the 3 peaks challenge (walking not biking tho!)
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  • fcumokfcumok Posts: 283
    I have the Deuter one. Can't say that i've found the hose too short.
  • FlenserFlenser Posts: 372
    I've got a Source Vagabond 3L. 8)
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  • I have the deuter 3l bladder and found it to be great. having the sliding bit to seal the hydropac makes filling/cleaning/drying very easy. the tube is long aswell. i brought mine in febuary for about £15 from wiggle. depending on how much water you will need if its only another couple of £ I would get the 3l just incase you need the extra bit of water.
    I ride a Felt Compulsion 2 SE 2008 Mint Sauce Limited Edition and love it!!
  • yoohoo999yoohoo999 Posts: 940
    be careful of putting a 3l bladder in your backpack though. depending on the shape it can take up most of your pack space.

    2l bladders tend to flatten out quite nicely though
  • well i brought a dhb rucksack which can accomodate the 3l bladder easily. but good point yoohoo999

    thats the bag i have
    http://www.wiggle.co.uk/p/cycle/7/dhb_E ... 360036906/
    I ride a Felt Compulsion 2 SE 2008 Mint Sauce Limited Edition and love it!!
  • bomberesquebomberesque Posts: 1,701
    I have the Deuter one. The slidy top is nice and makes filling very easy compared to the old Camelbak screw-top-on-the-side style designs
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  • nonnac85nonnac85 Posts: 1,608
    Thanks for the replies. Will let you know how I get on with the Lezyne one. Has to be 2L as I need the rest of the pack space for food, spares etc.
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  • kul hope it all goes well. having food with you always helps!
    I ride a Felt Compulsion 2 SE 2008 Mint Sauce Limited Edition and love it!!
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