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GUIDE TO ULTRALIGHT WATER FILTERS AND PURIFICATION

In this guide, we take a deep look at ultralight water filters and purification methods, review several products, identify the essential factors to consider when planning your hydration and water treatment system for bikepacking, and reveal our editors’ choices.

Let’s face it, sourcing and carrying water can be one of the trickiest parts to planning your bikepacking kit (and often the trip). Whether it’s an overnighter or a month-long international dirt-road tour, bikepackers almost always require a lot of water. Supplemental hydration is a necessary requirement when you’re exerting the high level of energy required to pedal a loaded bicycle. And, water is heavy, takes up valuable real estate on the bike, and can often be hard to find.

Read the full article by Logan Watts on Bikepacking.com's website here.

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October 21, 2023

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