Not that bad- I actually used the Hi-E bottle to carry my magic mixture of tea and honey, or Gatorade in most road races because the top was leak proof. All regular bottles leaked all over the frame...Started with a regular bottle with water then switched to the hi-E bottle with tea and honey for the late race blast of energy...
Vonore Tennessee USA
> thanks so very much. that was my original understanding. but when one
> looks at the "spout", i was sure it had another purpose. one could die
> in the desert before they got enough water out of that thing.
> judging from the lack of marks on the labels, i assume this one has never
> been used. just as well :)
> robert clair
> alexandria, va 22308
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Thompson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Sunday, March 30, 2008 9:28 PM
> Subject: Re: [CR]A Hi-E "Bottle" ...
>> Robert Clair wrote:
>>> ... it's kind of too wide for a period water bottle cage, and bit short.
>>> clear plastic. two big yellow oval Hi-E logos on either side. with
>>> one of those kind of chemical squirt/fold up in the cap lids.
>>> anyone know what this is for ... now assume it was for some kind of thin
>>> lubricant use ?
>> No; it was intended to be used as a water bottle. Hi-E made a slightly
>> oversize cage to hold it.
>> -John Thompson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
>> Appleton WI USA