The Rider is SOURCE’s most versatile low profile hydration system.
Dual function: Worn backpack style or quickly converted for direct armor attachment or backpack insertion
X-QCA System connects Rider securely to armor or packpack 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 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