A Minimal Approach To Gear Storage And Easy Hydration
When on the toughest ride of the year and the need for hydration is at an all-time high, make sure you have the water you need to get you through just about anything. The Camelbak Chase™ Bike Vest is designed for those who want a minimal approach to carrying gear on the trails without sacrificing hydration or performance. With 50 ounces of pure hydrating power, treat yourself to the vest of a lifetime.
Pack lighter and ride faster with focused features like quick access front harness and stretch overflow pockets. Stay cool and hydrated with 3-D vent mesh and the 1.5-liter Crux™ reservoir, featuring the Quicklink™ System for maximum hydration. The conveniently located front harness pockets aloe for all your goods in a quickly accessible location. With a 3D vent mesh composition that provides multi-direction airflow and outstanding cushioning, comfort is a given even on the most tiresome trails.
This minimalist vest is thoughtfully engineered to take your mind off your gear so you can focus on the ride. For added accessibility the adjustable dual sternum straps fit you like a glove, increasing stability so that you can focus on the ride and not on a bulky bag. The Camelbak Chase™ Bike 50oz Hydration Vest is here for lightweight, comfortable hydration that makes for a truly unforgettable ride.
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Hydration Capacity: 50 oz
Mfg PartNum: 2414001000
Mfg PartNum: 2414301000
This vest provides ample pocket space for my phone, ID/Cash/Cards, allows access to 4 gels on the straps, and allows me to carry 2-3 TPU tubes and 3 CO2 cartridges plus a mini pump and multi tool. 118 mi gravel race and only two refills, I think the reservoir size is ideal when supplemented by larger bottles or a bladder in a frame bag - this is an excellent, all-around accessory that works on race day or for training rides.
I do not use this on the road, but for long solo excursions it allows me to get through a 4-5 hour training ride without issue. There is an added safety boost with a vest, if you happen to go down on a rocky descent - I suppose any hydration pack would do this - but I owned the previous iteration of this vest that finally bit the dust when I caught my front wheel in a rut on a rocky, technical descent - and I don't think I would have made it home if it weren't for the cushioning of the water reservoir and the straps being placed where they are - I likely would have broken a rib or collarbone/scapula without this... but for the most part, the storage does the trick.
Only drawback: if you're not careful, you still can lose gels/small items stored in the strap pockets (not the zippered one) so be sure to tuck them in carefully or relocate those to a jersey pocket if you're riding exceptionally rough road - a few of my gels went missing and were somewhere on a remote county road when I saw my nutrition reminder on my Garmin.