Source™ – Rider

The Rider is SOURCE’s most versatile low profile hydration system. A low profile hydration pack 3L (100 oz.) / 2L (70 oz.), it is designed specifically for ballistic vest integration, yet quickly converts for back carriage or backpack insertion.

  • Includes 3L WLPS™ Low Profile hydration bladder with tough 3 layer construction with Glass-like™; Taste-Free™ Grunge-Guard™ antimicrobial; leak-proof wideslide opening; external fill port; self-sealing SQC™ connecting the bladder to the tube and QMT™ at tube tip- Quick connect hose fitting offers push-button convenience, QMT™ has a built-in shut off mechanism which allows UTA™ or valves to be disconnected without spilling.
  • 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
Weight 0.48 kg
Dimensions 36 × 7 × 25 cm
Color Black, Coyote, German Flecktarn Desert, German Flecktarn Woodland, Multicam
Reservoir Capacity 3 Liter
Drinking Tube Length 94 cm / 37 in
Drinking Valve Storm Push-Pull Valve
Exterior Fabric Cordura 500
Liner Fabric Nylon 210
Insulation PE Foam
Adjusting Straps Heavy Duty PP
Buckles Acetal