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What is a Hydration Pack?

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What is a Hydration Pack?

A hydration pack lets mountain bikers drink hands-free.

©Beth Puliti
Definition: A hydration pack is a backpack that holds a bladder of water. It is worn by riders while mountain biking in order to drink hands-free. The water reservoir inside the pack consists of an opening for refilling and a flexible hose with a valve at the end for drinking. Depending on their size and design, some hydration packs are capable of hauling gear and food during a ride.

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