Four bike hydration systems featured in the 2013 Triathlete Buyer’s Guide. More from the Buyer’s Guide.
Profile Design H2 Aero
The draw: Front-end straw system that sits low and out of the way
If you like drinking from a straw while riding but hate a front-end bottle that can move around, the Profile Design H2 Aero is a solution. It attaches to a solid metal mount that replaces a steerer tube spacer, fixing the large 36-ounce bottle firmly in place. It sits fairly low between the aerobars, leaving room for a computer or other accessories. A nifty refill system (it involves Ping-Pong balls) allows for an easy top-off, but the liquid splashes out fairly easily.
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