Camelbak Podium Bottle 610ml review

With so many different bottles out there it can be hard to tell a good bidon from a bad one. We test the Camelbak Podium Bottle to see how it performs

Cycling Weekly Verdict

A top quality bottle with several features that largely justify its higher price.

Reasons to buy
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    Lockout switch to prevent leakage

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    Easy to grasp and drink from

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Reasons to avoid
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    Relatively pricey

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    Removing the nozzle for cleaning can be tricky

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    Some may want a bigger bottle

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CamelBak was founded on its hydration packs, but its standard water bottles are by no means run of the mill.

The Podium is available in eight different colour schemes and is used by UCI World Tour team Cannondale-Garmin. Being only 610ml the Podium is definitely race focused, but it could also be used during the colder months when you might not need quite as much fluid to stay hydrated (there is also a 710ml option available for £9.99).

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