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Nathan Vaporair Featured

Gear Review: Nathan Hydration Packs and VaporAir

Nathan has an incredible lineup of hydration packs and I feel sometimes like they fall off the radar when it comes to high end gear as they’re very consumer-centric. This sometimes makes people think they don’t make high-end gear and this is totally false. In actuality the majority of the packs they have this year are some of the best we’ve seen anywhere. Additionally, their lineup is so broad that they hit the hydration market across multiple categories. On the higher end, they offer numerous choices for backpack hydration for longer runs. On the mid-level, they offer two multiple styled hydration belts, and then of course they have a plethora of single bottle options as well. In this article, we will touch on a few of these with a particular focus on the high-end.
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Orange Mud HydraQuiver VP2

Gear Review: Orange Mud HydraQuiver Vest Pack 2

In this review, we are taking a look at The Orange Mud HydraQuiver VP2, which takes hydration back to its simplest form. Hydration hasn’t changed much over the last several years. Sure, bags have gotten better fitting and yes, small incremental changes have been made, but the status quo within hydration has remained ever present. It’s basically a bag for liquid and for lack of better terms, some sort of straw. Sure, we have bite valves and hand pumps and other gadgets many of which we have reviewed prior, but the most interesting thing with this review of the HydraQuiver VP2 is that the folks at The Orange Mud have chosen to deviate and go even simpler.

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Geigerrig Cadence Race Vest

Gear Review: Geigerrig Hydration System and Cadence Race Vest

Our team has spent the last few months investigating and using the hydration system designed by Geigerrig and it’s time to share a bit. Most people think of hydration systems as big plastic reservoirs with long straws attached to them and then end with a bite valve of some sort. Geigerrig however, has taken the time to come up with some compelling differences which makes their design highly effective for multitude of sports. We will talk a little about their Cadence Race Vest, but overall we wanted to explore the actual hydration system in greater detail as it powers all their bags.
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Salomon Park Hydro Handset

Gear Review: Salomon Park Hydro Handset

It’s rare you find something new in the world of portable hydration, I mean how many water bottle carriers can there be? The Salomon Park Hydro Handset really turns that thinking around and gives you a whole new method for carrying water while running. With summer rapidly approaching, there is no time like the present to re-evaluate your hydration lineup and give this one a look.
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