XLAB is at it Again with New Mount-to-Any-Bike Hydroblade
Hot on the heels of another Buyer’s Guide ‘Best in Class’ award, XLAB officially announces the Hydroblade, the newest addition to their award-winning bike hydration line-up.
With the Hydroblade, safe, hands-free drinking is possible. Effortlessly sip from the included drink valve. The bottle easily refills while on-the-go using one of two cap styles. On the brand new ClickCover, simply pop open the grippy pull-tab and insert bottle nozzle for fast, quick refill. The system also includes the highly-acclaimed classic wide mouth Torpedo Clear Cap, with a quick-fill opening making mid-ride refills of tablets or powder a breeze.
The Hydroblade also introduces XLAB’s iconic hands-free drinking design to off-road and road cyclists. The optional Hydroblade Universal Mount mounts the Hydroblade Bottle to virtually any bike – making hands-free drinking available on mountain, road or fitness bikes. With two mounting styles, cyclists of all types are able to swap their Hydroblade Bottle between bikes without using any tools.
Out of the box, the Hydroblade comes complete with easy clip-on clamps for triathlon and TT aerobars. The under-a-minute installation sets up with SecureClip brackets that don’t bounce, rattle or shift mid-ride. For most athletes, the system installs without the use of a single tool. The sleek, SecureClip design eliminates the need for extra home remedies – including zip-ties, rubberbands and electrical tape – that athletes often turn to in order to secure their hydration systems.
Getting ready for the ride is easier than ever. The Hydroblade’s flat bottom allows the bottle to stand upright on the counter when filling or refrigerating.
- Hands-free drinking. Simply sip from the straw, keeping your eyes on the road ahead.
- NEW ClickCover! ClickCover designed with grippy pull-tab for opening. Simply pop open and refill via Split Cap.
- Insert bottle nozzle into aperture for fast, quick refill.
- Comes with two cap styles! System also includes highly-acclaimed classic Torpedo Clear Cap. Wide mouth, quick-fill opening also makes mid-ride refill of tablets or powder a breeze.
- Top-of-the-line bite valve decreases bloating by reducing air intake when sipping
- Flat bottom allows bottle to stand upright on counter when filled
- Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) optimized aerodynamic shape to minimize system drag
- Flow straighteners molded in for added drag reduction
- Securely adjusts to widest range of cockpit configurations 80mm-160mm (center-to-center)
- Accommodates up to 20° of aerobar extension rotation
- SecureClip™ Brackets – Simply clips onto aerobar extensions for a clean bike aesthetic. Eliminates need for extra zip-ties, rubber bands or electrical tape to prevent rocking or tilting.
- Fits 22.2 diameter aerobar extensions. If your bars are oversized, we can custom make special oversized clamps.
For more information on the Hydroblade or other XLab products, visit xlab-usa.com
Hydroblade MSRP: $49.95
Hydroblade Universal Bracket MSRP: $19.95
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