The Rider is SOURCE’s most versatile low profile hydration system. It is designed specifically for ballistic vest integration, yet quickly converts for back carriage or backpack insertion. The WLPS 3L Low Profile bladder is included.
- Dual function: can be worn backpack style or quickly converted for direct armor attachment or backpack insertion
- X-QCA System connects Rider securely to armor or backpack with no need for additional straps or hardware; fits a wide variety of vest configurations; the X-QCA attaches diagonally and won’t loosen as water is consumed and reservoir volume changes
- Tuck-away contoured shoulder straps are patterned for comfort and designed to fold into a back storage pocket when not in use
- 3 rows of MOLLE webbing
- Adjustable sternum strap for enhanced carrying stability
- Elastic secured loops keep loose strap-ends from dangling
- Easy reservoir access for a quick refill while pack stays on the vest; zippered wide opening is secured with velcro plus an optional snap
- Dual tube routing: top and side ports allow the drinking tube to be routed either over the shoulder or below the arm.
- Closed-cell insulation keeps liquids cool
- Condensation drain port drains condensation from the insulated reservoir sleeve