Camelbak

2 watchers
Jul 2014
1:39am, 24 Jul 2014
11 posts
  •  
  • 0
Turkey legs
Hi all,

I've just procured a new camelbak for long summer training runs. Used it today, loved it. I've rinsed the bag & left it filled with a Milton sterilising solution over night.

After my last one went mouldy after the first few uses, will this be enough to prevent a repeat?

Cheers
Jul 2014
6:38am, 24 Jul 2014
15,966 posts
  •  
  • 0
DeeGee
Hang it upside down to get thoroughly air dry. Use something to hold the bag open at the fliing hole end. Also take care to clean and dry the bite valve and hose.
Jul 2014
7:34am, 24 Jul 2014
1,216 posts
  •  
  • 0
RunningInCircles
What DeeGee says :-)
Also make sure you blow all of the water or of the pipe. Water only also helps, gives the bugs less to feed on :-)
Jul 2014
8:07am, 24 Jul 2014
885 posts
  •  
  • 0
K5 Gus
Store the bladder and tube in the freezer, kills any bugs
Oct 2019
11:13am, 5 Oct 2019
10 posts
  •  
  • 0
BrightStrider
You can buy kits from Camelbak to help with cleaning and drying. Not cheap, but neither is a Camelbak.
Your bladder may have fold out props, to help open it more for drying.
camelbak.com
camelbak.com

Got something to say?

To join the discussion, sign in or join us.

About This Thread

Maintained by fetcheveryone
Hi all,

I've just procured a new camelbak for long summer training runs. Used it today, loved i...

The Doctor K Cup

This year sees the fifth edition of our annual challenge in memory of the Fetchies who have sadly passed away. It's named after Doctor K, who died of pancreatic cancer in 2017

Are you doing the right training?

See typical mileage, pace and long run stats for every distance and goal. See a comparison with your own training.

Heart Rate Analysis

See your heart rate training data from the last 12 months broken down in technicolour.

Flat as a pancake?

We've collected thousands of your reviews from events, and worked out which races give you the best chance of a fast time!


Back To Top
X

Free training & racing tools for runners, cyclists, swimmers & walkers.

Fetcheveryone lets you analyse your training, find races, plot routes, chat in our forum, get advice, play games - and more! Nothing is behind a paywall, and it'll stay that way thanks to our awesome community!
Get Started
Click here to join 109,068 Fetchies!
Already a Fetchie? Sign in here