Pack This $20 LifeStraw on Every ATV and UTV Ride

Lucas Cooney
by Lucas Cooney
pack this 20 lifestraw on every atv and utv ride
Before your next ATV or UTV ride, you may want to consider packing a LifeStraw in your bag or glove box. The $20 item could end up being a life saver.


While it’s always a good idea to bring water along with you when you go out for a ride, it’s not always top of mind. While you can normally just turn around and go home if you need a drink, what if something goes wrong?

ATVs and UTVs can break down from time to time and if you are a long way from home and have a limited amount of fresh water on hand, a LifeStraw can help you stay hydrated.

Water from a river or stream may look ready to drink, but you should really purify it so you know it’s safe to consume. This is where a LifeStraw can come in handy. Just put the mesh bottom in the water and suck the water into the tube. A hollow fiber membrane inside the tube is designed to trap pathogens. After this filtering process, the water is safe for you to drink, as it removes 99.99% of bacteria and protozoa.

Priced at $20, each LifeStraw has a lifespan of 1,000 liters (or 264 gallons), so it will last you a long time to come.

You can buy your own LifeStraw here.

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