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Water Treatment Options For Bike Touring

April 5th, 2010 leave a comment


dsc05594For bike tours that take you away from the hustle and bustle of civilisation (as all the best ones seem to do), it’s crucial to consider how you will find clean drinking water.

That mountain stream might look crystal clear but drinking untreated water exposes you to the risk of picking up giardia (a bacteria with nasty side effects like bloating, gas and nausea) along with a range of other bacteria, parasites and viruses.

The latest addition to our Bike Touring Resources section focuses on Water Treatment Options For Remote Bike Tours

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