Nalgene TPE Big Bore Tanker
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $18.50
- Holds water and the bite valve is perfect design
- Magnetic clip on bite valve is brilliant
- Aftertaste to water
I bought this new old stock bladder recently in original retail packaging. The best bite valve on the market, doesn't leak, very high quality, leaves sour aftertaste to water. I used purified water only not tap water. My stock original Camelbak bladder it replaced did not leave an aftertaste with same water.
I have used it for about a month and have had multiple loads of water in it. I mountain bike often with this item. I'm hoping taste issue subsides because this bladder is better in every other aspect compared to my old one.
Price Paid: $20
I am a fan. Works very simply and is quite stable and durable. I had heard all of the bad things about other Nalgene hydration packs, but never these TPE models. They are made out of a sleeve of material which means that seams are only created on the top and bottom, not the sides as well, eliminating at least 50% of the surface area that is most likely to fail.
Some taste remains, you'll have this with hydration packs.
Price Paid: $22
There is something truly wonderful about the TPE material in this reservoir - we have had many hydration products, but nothing comes close to this - somehow it moves and flexes with you in a completely organic way. There is no taste or odor with any beverage, even when warm, and even though it is soft, perfectly quiet and flexible, you can't seem to hurt it!! What IS this stuff?? Whatever it is, it's perfect for this product. Well done!
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Here's what other sites are saying:
This three-liter reservoir is a reliably tough and taste-free way to carry your hydration. Strong construction with seamless tubular design stands up to wear and tear on the trail. Tethered cap with leakproof Nalgene threads. TPE polymer prevents plastic odor and taste. Angled Bite Me valve with locking on/off switch. Quick-connect hose, easy-to-remove bladder. Big Bore opening fits most purifiers.
Super D means Super Diameter plus super-duper easy cleaning and filling for this 2-liter reservoir! Enormous, 100mm opening allows easy cleaning and filling, plus it has a tethered cap with leak-proof Nalgene® threads. Bite Me® angled valve with a locking on/off switch prevents leaking. Quick-connect hose on the easy-to-remove reservoir makes filling up or swapping out parts a snap. Special TPE polymer is virtually taste-free and stands up to wear and tear.