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Hydration Packs Are A Must This Time Of Year!

Like the song says- ‘Summer time’s here babe, you need something to keep you cool!’ Hydration Packs are absolutely essential in this regard when it comes to motocross in the sun! Tracks and trails can heat up mighty quick this time of year. Record temperatures are being reported all over the globe, so hydration packs are flying off the shelves faster than ever.

Put simply, you have to be prepared for the heat. Hydration packs are an absolute godsend when the heat index rises- so be sure to have one filled up and ready to roll before the day starts! Let’s take a look at some of the innovations that have gone down in this market, and find the best hydration packs available for your motocross, ATV or MTB needs.

Leatt Hydra 4.5 Hydration Pack

As we all know in the motocross world, Leatt makes revolutionary products for neck and head protection. But did you also know they make a combination chest protector and hydration source? Believe it!

Here’s a look at the spec sheet for the Leatt 4.5 Hydra Chest Protector:

  • Hydration pack 3L, Leatt, Flat Clean Tech bladder & 10L Backpack with side pockets
  • Back protector 3DF CE EN1621-2 Level 2
  • Chest protector for impact CE EN1621-3 Level 2
  • Integration with or with out a Leatt neck brace
  • Removable neck brace plate for under or over shirt fit
  • Optimal AirLine back ventilation
  • Articulating rib panels for various body sizes
  • Side and shoulder adjustment
  • Waterproof removable cell phone pouch
  • Left and right hydration tube channeling


Fox Racing Oasis Hydration Packs

Fox Racing is the gold standard for most all motocross apparel and accessories. So you just know they have a full line of high quality hydration packs ready to get the job done- in style!

Here’s a look at the spec sheet for the legendary Fox Racing – Oasis Hydration Packs:

  • Mid-Sized Carrying 6 Liter Volume w/Thirst-Busting Hydration Bladder Makes Oasis the Ideal, All-Purpose Hydration Pack
  • Hydrapak 2-Liter Reservoir w/Slide Top Large Opening for Easy Filling & Cleaning
  • Large Main Storage Compartment to Pack Essentials for Longer Rides
  • Separate Tool Storage Compartment / Roll Out Cross Country Helmet Holder
  • EVA Molded Back Panel w/Airflow Channel Allows for Air to Circulate & Regulate Moisture
  • Fleece-Lined Sunglass/Media Pocket

And these are just a few of the many options available right here at BTO Sports! Don’t over heat, make sure you are taking care of yourself and others with some hydration packs today. Global Warming is not a myth!!!

Chris Leahy
CL has been blogging it up for BTO Sports since the days when Bob "Hurricane" Hannah ruled the motocross roost. In fact, his guerilla-style coverage of the now-infamous "Massacre at Saddleback" is now considered one of the great MX blogs of all time. Enjoy the blogs, folks- that's the whole idea!