Lezyne Svelte hydration pack review

Not our favourite choice

Our rating 
2.0 out of 5 star rating 2.0
£60.00 RRP
Lezyne Svelte hydration pack

Our review

Fun to organise but it’s let down by both the back panel and a slow bladder flow rate
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We’re big fans of Lezyne tools, but this pack didn’t light our fire in the same way. If you’re the type who loves to organise your kit with a place for everything and everything in its place, you’ll love the myriad compartments and pockets, including the small mesh ones on the shoulder straps and waist belt.

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Handily, the front pocket has drawings on each section to help you identify where each tool goes. When it comes to comfort though, the back has a rigid quality that’s made worse by the hard edges of the pads that are designed to sit against your back and create airflow.

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The bladder wasn’t a favourite either, and the valve on the pack we tested had a very slow flow rate, requiring a lot of suck to keep your thirst slaked. Plus the freezer bag-type seal and its potential security made us very nervous about its resilience to bursting if it got squashed in a fall.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Svelte (10)
Brand Lezyne

Weight (g) 810
Capacity 10
Pocket Types Media/iPod
Water Capacity 3