Specialized Big Mouth Water Carrier

5/5 (5 Reviews)
MSRP : $4.99


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Product Description

Our most popular bottle. Absolutely won't leak. Massive mouth for filling and cleaning, with secure textured grip.


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Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Rudi a Cross Country Rider from Middletown, CT

Date Reviewed: May 8, 2002

Strengths:    Can fit big ice cubes through opening. Top seals tight. Valve is BIG.

Weaknesses:    None significant.

Bottom Line:   
The best bottle Specialized has ever made!

Specialized has always made the best bottles, and their designs just keep getting better. The Classic is great, though the lid sometimes will crack near the small-diameter valve. The Softop improves things nicely, with a more durable lid and BIG valve.

However, the Big Mouth is the best! The screw-top lid is much better, seals tighter, and allows the use of full-size ice cubes. The same Softop valve (read: BIG) is used, and the shape is perfect. Also, the newest models seem to impart less plastic taste on the contents - a big plus!

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Favorite Trail:   Maromas (CT) and Bobsled (UT)

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $3.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Similar Products Used:   Specialized Softop, Specialized Classic.

Bike Setup:   1997 Marin Indian Fire Trail

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Joe Flores a Weekend Warrior from Redding, CA USA

Date Reviewed: October 23, 2001

Strengths:    Big mouth makes for easy cleaning and ice-cubes fit through it. Also it is very durable!

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
I love this bottle! Wouldn't want it any other way! Everyone should buy this product because it is a great price, and the big mouth makes is so effecient! I didn't buy a bottle for a long time, and I was really needing one. I first picked this bottle because it looked cool (I think simplicity is beautiful), but as I checked it out in the store I was pleased with the shape, easy grip, easy mouth piece, and the big mouth. I am surprised that any other bottle would be different!

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $5.00

Purchased At:   Sports LTD


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by David a Cross Country Rider from Portland, OR, USA

Date Reviewed: October 6, 2001

Strengths:    - Easy to grap out of cage bacuse of big ridge
- Like other specialize bottles, has tight seal on spout thing.
- "Big Mouth" makes filling easy.


Weaknesses:    Limited availability even on Specialize on-line store when I bought. Limited colors.

Bottom Line:   
Best water bottles made any where in world. These bottles make my "classic" style bottles obsolete.

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Favorite Trail:   still searching

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Purchased At:   Specilized on-line

Similar Products Used:   Over the years I think I have tried about every water bottle made. Specialized classic bottles were best, but now there is a new standard in these bottles.

Bike Setup:   Rocky Mountian Instinct

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Hung Lo a Weekend Warrior from Hole in the ground

Date Reviewed: August 27, 2001

Strengths:    Large opening with screw top
Soft rubber valve
Got it free when odering from specialized.com


Bottom Line:   
This is a better bottle than the standard cheapo. The large opening is great for ice-cubes and mixing sports drinks. It's also made with thicker plastic, so it holds up well.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Purchased At:   specialized.com

Similar Products Used:   cheap junk


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Matt a Weekend Warrior from Davis

Date Reviewed: June 6, 2001

Strengths:    Big opening is convenient for mixing powdered energy drinks; made out of good quality plastic; screw on top is durable and easy to open and close; large (24 oz.) bottle is shorter than traditional large size bottles, so it is easier to get into and out of the cage on a smaller frame.

Weaknesses:    None.

Bottom Line:   
Best bottle out there, especially if you use the large size.

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $5.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Similar Products Used:   none worth noting


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