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  • camelbak or tescopak

     Walkertalker updated 8 years, 4 months ago 15 Members · 19 Posts
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  • SMF_12

    Member
    28 March 2012 at 6:26 pm

    as above, lost my bladder 😆 so should i get another tesco one or should i spend a bit more and get a camelbak?

    Cheers

  • Dazzzzbo

    Member
    28 March 2012 at 6:35 pm

    If your not going to lose it get a camelbak 😀 but if you plan on losing it lol get a teso one 😆

    daz

  • SMF_12

    Member
    28 March 2012 at 6:40 pm

    if im spending camelbak money then i will deffo keep an eye on it unlike my tesco one.

    Whats the advantage of the camelbak one. cn it really be alot like suntour vs marzocchi/rock shox ??

  • Dazzzzbo

    Member
    28 March 2012 at 7:06 pm

    I dont know mate but generaly you get what you pay for. I didnt realise tesco sold them otherwise I would have probably bought one lol. I will however pick my son one up. Can you get the backpacks to go with them ?

    cheers daz

  • SMF_12

    Member
    28 March 2012 at 7:15 pm
  • Northern Spur

    Member
    28 March 2012 at 7:48 pm

    If you just need a bladder bag Sports Direct do them cheap from Karrimor. If its the back pack as well I hage a Regatta one which is fine and I have an Army issue Camelback but it only fits the bladdet.

  • chopperheys

    Member
    28 March 2012 at 8:16 pm

    You should also take a look at Dakine, they make brilliant bags with a great hydration system. I voted camelback as I really don’t like the mouth piece on the Tesco one but I would of voted Dakine over both of your options. I have 1 from all 3 companies and the Dakine IMo is far better. 😀

  • Bones

    Member
    28 March 2012 at 8:18 pm

    Camelback are pretty cool and have a much better build qualty so for my type of aggressive regular use i benefit. But if your just tootling around then why waste your money.

  • george g

    Member
    28 March 2012 at 8:22 pm

    I have just bought a lezyne svelte. Great quality.

    Didn’t want the tesco one as a mate had one and has so far ripped the bag and the bladder… he is pretty ham fisted though.

    The lezyne beat the camel back mule ( the other one i was looking at) as it was a little cheaper, a bit bigger and another mate has the mule – can’t have the same as him… lol.

  • ShinySideUp

    Member
    28 March 2012 at 11:00 pm

    Get a water bottle, ten quid with cage. Never worry again, can’t lose them, no one likely to nick them.

  • Twitter

    Member
    29 March 2012 at 7:01 am

    My brother bought me a Camelbak Mule NV for my birthday, really like it. Well made, lots of pockets, 3 litre bladder – possibly the best accessory I have.

  • RichyK

    Member
    29 March 2012 at 7:41 am

    I started out with a tesco pack which for the money was great

    only problem I had was once you had put the bladder in the main compartment it seriously reduced what you could fit in there

    and the flo on the mouth peice was not the greatest but adequate

    I now have a camelbak Mule which is awesome, the bladder fits in a seperate compartment of its own allowing me to fit in a jacket ,tools and spare inner tube etc

    the camelbak bladder is great too I can get much more juice flow and also no annoying leakage from the mouthpiece whilst riding

    in my opinion the camelbak is worth the extra penny’s

    Rich

  • Mud-plugger

    Member
    29 March 2012 at 12:36 pm

    i ordered a tesco one for a friend, we both agreed that my camelback was much better, more user friendly etc

  • crazy88

    Member
    29 March 2012 at 12:46 pm

    I’ve got the tesco tiny one, with a bladder. It’s ok, and for less than a tenner I was happy. Although I have a camelbak also, and the quality is definitely better.

    So, that’s an inconclusive answer, sorry!

  • dankelly

    Member
    29 March 2012 at 1:49 pm

    I picked up the tesco 1.5l bladder 6l pack last weekend.

    I’ve never had one before so can’t really compare, but it seems fine for what I want it for.

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