It's a South African thing! Darryl mentioned it.
The water removes the CO2 and it quenchers a thirst really well.
But the taste stays in the camelbak for quite some time. It works for me.
Originally Posted by RememberTheFallen
Watching the coverage and the announcer states that "a lot of the guys are running COKE and water" in reference to what was in their camelbaks. Is that some sort of joke or is it some sort of extreme enduro secret for keeping glucose and sodium levels up?