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Classic™

Secure and stabilize your hydration system almost anywhere using external attachment points.

The quintessential bike hydration pack with the convenience of external fill via the quick-release flap on the front of the pack. Holds the industry-leading 2L Antidote® reservoir. One small zip pocket on front holds keys and other essentials.

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    Pure BlueBlackRacing RedLemon Green
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ANTIDOTE® RESERVOIR FEATURES: 1/4 turn - easy open/close cap, lightweight fillport, dryer arms, center baffling and low-profile design, patented Big Bite™ Valve, HydroGuard™ technology, PureFlow™ tube, easy-to-clean wide-mouth opening

KEY PACK FEATURES: External fill, essentials pocket, reflectivity

DESIGNED TO CARRY: Multi-tool or wallet, extra layer secured by bungee, keys

CamelBak® Got Your Bak™ Guarantee: If we build it, we'll Bak it™ with our lifetime guarantee.

  • Hydration Capacity: 70 oz / 2 L
  • Total Capacity: 2L Reservoir
  • Total Weight: 6.7 oz / 0.19 kg (pack only)
  • Dimensions: 14.75 X 9.625 X 4 in / 37.5 x 24.5 x 10 cm
  • Torso Length: 13 in / 33 cm
  • Empty Reservoir Dimensions: Air Mesh
  • Full Reservoir Dimensions: N/A
  • Materials: LightWeight Mesh
PACK CLEANING
We recommend wiping your pack with a damp cloth to remove dirt. If the pack is extremely dirty and needs a deeper cleaning, soak it in cool or warm water with a very mild soap. Rinse the pack thoroughly with cool water. If soap residue remains in the fabric, it may create suds if exposed to water or sweat.

DO NOT wash your pack in a washing machine. Machine washing may damage the pack or affect the integrity of the fabric and fasteners, and will void the Got Your Bak™ Guarantee.

RESERVOIR CLEANING
The best way to care for your reservoir is to clean and dry it after every use, especially if you fill the reservoir with anything other than water. However, if a reservoir has not been cleaned after every use, and mold or discoloration develops:

1. Use hot water and a CamelBak Cleaning Tablet. Or use 2 tablespoons of baking soda or bleach instead of CamelBak Cleaning Tab. Mix the solution inside your reservoir and elevate the reservoir above the tube and Big Bite Valve. Pinch the bite valve, allowing the solution to flow into the drink tube and fill the bite valve.

2. Let the reservoir and cleaning solution sit in the reservoir and drink tube for about 30 minutes.

3. Wash the reservoir with hot water and mild soap. Be sure to completely rinse away the cleaning solution in the reservoir and drink tube before using again. You can also use CamelBak brushes from our Cleaning Kit to scrub your reservoir and drink tube. Brushes are the best way to ensure you are scrubbing all of the areas of the reservoir clean.

4. Once the reservoir is clean, be sure to air dry overnight so no moisture is trapped inside, which can cause mold to grow.

These steps will make your reservoir safe for use. If there are still spots left behind, these are permanent mold stains that may not be removable. However, your reservoir is still safe and usable after you’ve cleaned it.
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CamelBak Classic™
 
3.8

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

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67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (8)
  • Easy to refill (7)
  • Good water flow (6)
  • Stable (6)
  • Highly adjustable (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid adventurer (5), Casual/ recreational (3)
    • What Is Your Gear Style:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (6), Comfort driven (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (8)

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3.0

Confused and Disappointed

By JP

from New York

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Easy To Refill
  • Good Water Flow
  • Highly Adjustable
  • Stable

Cons

  • Confusing Description
  • Small Capacity

Best Uses

    Comments about CamelBak Classic™:

    I am content with the product with the exception of the front pocket capacity. I generally carry a small/thin towel (rat towel), keys, multitool, small fob for aleve.

    There is no room for anything else, including my wallet, etc.

    Also I am confused because the description says 'bungee cord'. Where is this bungee cord?

    • What Is Your Gear Style:
    • Minimalist
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    great pack

    By boy

    from miami fl

    About Me Avid Adventurer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Easy To Refill
    • Good Water Flow
    • Highly Adjustable
    • Large Capacity

    Cons

    • Leaky Valve
    • Unstable

    Best Uses

    • Day Trips

    Comments about CamelBak Classic™:

    very good pack however the valve does leak a bit, but because of this it gives you a little water cool down. Also, i wish they had added second strap to go across your chest for so it doesn't bounce around

    • What Is Your Gear Style:
    • Minimalist
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Excellent Product

    By FitbitMedic

    from Levittown, PA

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Easy To Refill
    • Good Water Flow

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Running
      • Walking

      Comments about CamelBak Classic™:

      I bought this so that when I go walking/running I had a large amount of water with me. I like that I no longer have to carry a water bottle. This pack is comfortable and works well. I also bought the Ambush because it has a larger pocket capacity and holds more items for longer walks/runs

      • What Is Your Gear Style:
      • Comfort Driven
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Perfect minimalist hydration pack for Mountain biking!!

      By KMB

      from Levittown Pa

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Easy To Refill
      • Good Water Flow
      • Stable

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about CamelBak Classic™:

          Great design, light, efficient.

          • What Is Your Gear Style:
          • Minimalist
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          2.0

          Once great

          By Road Cyclist

          from Austin TX

          About Me Avid Adventurer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Stable

          Cons

          • Leaky Valve
          • Poor Construction

          Best Uses

            Comments about CamelBak Classic™:

            Like the product but suppliers aren't doing very well with the primary component. Leaking valve. This is supposed to hold water primary job and it doesn't do it as well as the earlier product I owned. A little more room for larger smart phone would be great and wouldn't compromise design.

            • What Is Your Gear Style:
            • Minimalist
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Cap Closure Not Reliable

            By M&M

            from Tulsa, OK

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Good Water Flow
            • Highly Adjustable
            • Key Holder Too Small
            • Stable
            • Water Leaks From Cap

            Cons

            • Key Holder Too Small
            • Poor Construction
            • Water Leaks From Cap

            Best Uses

            • Extended Hikes
            • Skating And Biking

            Comments about CamelBak Classic™:

            Don't change the style of a product if it works!!! I've used the classic since 1990 and loved it, but the current classic appears to be cheaply constructed, although I love the new colors. It takes too long to secure the cap so the water doesn't leak from it -- very frustrating. Already lost the device that keeps the tube secured to the reservoir, even though only used it several times. Bought the product at Academy Sports.

            • What Is Your Gear Style:
            • Comfort Driven
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great for long MTB Rides

            By Wheelie

            from Monterey, CA

            About Me Avid Adventurer

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Easy To Refill
            • Lightweight
            • Stable
            • Unobtrusive

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Exploring Single Track

              Comments about CamelBak Classic™:

              Was this a gift? That's a tough question. I won it at Sea Otter Classic.

              And I've been rocking it on longer mountain bike rides ever since. It's a lightweight, unobtrusive pack with just enough room for my keys, a spare tube/c02/chuck, and a cliff bar.

              • What Is Your Gear Style:
              • Minimalist
              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              great for biking

              By xena

              from nyc, ny

              About Me Avid Adventurer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Easy To Refill
              • Good Water Flow
              • Stable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Biking

                Comments about CamelBak Classic™:

                I biked nearly 3500 miles across America with this pack. the only issue is that the bite valve fell off. buy extra bite valves to be safe. amazing. kept me hydrated everyday. would buy again.

                • What Is Your Gear Style:
                • Minimalist
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (2 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                Fell Short of expectations

                By NJ Camper

                from New Jersey

                About Me Avid Adventurer

                Pros

                • Easy To Refill
                • Large Capacity

                Cons

                • Unstable

                Best Uses

                • Commuting
                • Day Trips

                Comments about CamelBak Classic™:

                The seams are sewn well. No matter how you adjust the straps, the chest strap rides up into a choke hold. The chest strap should be a few inches lower. Even after 2 recommended washes before use per the instructions the water still tastes like plastic. The bite valve is almost useless passes very little water. The only good things are that it holds a lot of water and it is easy to clean.

                • What Is Your Gear Style:
                • Comfort Driven
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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