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  • Premium taste-free 1.5L hydration reservoir with 50% faster flow rate

    Introducing the Big Zip„ EVO€”the latest evolution in taste-free hydration from Platypus®. Delivering an extremely high flow rate, self-sealing HyFlo„ bite valve, large drink tube, simple one-handed filling, easy cleaning, fast drying, quick access drink tube disconnect, leak-proof shutoff valve, and more, the Big Zip„ EVO is a top pick for hikers, backpackers, travelers and mountain bikers. 

    ·       Secure SlideLock„: Slides both directions to easily open, securely close and fill reservoir.

    ·       Handy Pincher Grip: Allows for easy one-handed filling.

    ·       High Mount Quick-disconnect: Offers fast, easy access€”no more digging down in your pack.

    ·       Leak-proof Shut-off Valve: Instantly stops flow and offers reliable stowing.

    ·       Semi-rigid Center Baffle: Offers low-profile support and makes for easy cleaning and drying.

    ·       HyFLO„ Self-sealing Bite Valve: Improves flow along with new, larger 5/16€ drink tube.

    ·       Funk-free: Embedded Silver-ion protects clean water from mold & bacteria.

    ·       Clean Taste Guarantee: All materials are certified food-grade, BPA-, BPS-, phthalate-free and taste-free, guaranteed.

  •  Click and Collect 

    Available daily during store opening hours. Once your order is ready for collection you will be sent an email to this effect. If you would rather not come into the shop ring when you are outside and we can pop it directly into the boot for you. 

    Republic of Ireland Delivery (excluding kayaks and surfboards)

    FREE Irish* Courier delivery on orders of €75 or more. 

    Orders under €75 will be charged a €6.95 delivery fee.

    - We use a courier service; delivery is normally next day but during busy times can take up to 5 days. Please allow up to five days. The courier will be given your mobile phone number and will contact you if he has trouble finding you. Consider getting your parcel delivered to a business address if you’re going to be out all day. 

    Offer limited to standard courier shipping to Republic of Ireland addresses only.

    UK and Northern Ireland Delivery

    We are currently not shipping to the UK. Northern Ireland customers please contact us via e-mail or phone if you want to place an order as currently the system we are using is not set up to process these sales. 

    Kayaks and Surfboards

    We don't ship kayaks and surfboards unfortunately. We may be able to arrange local delivery at certain times of the year but there will be a charge. Feel free to enquire. 

    Worldwide Delivery

    Currently delivery is only available to Ireland.

    However, please contact us if you live outside of these areas and see something you desperately want to buy (!) we will try our best to facilitate you.


  • We offer a 30-day return policy.  

    If you are not satisfied with your purchase for any reason, you can return it to us within 30 days. We will issue you a full refund for the price you paid for the item (s) or exchange for another size (whichever you’d prefer). Postage will not be refunded unless the item is faulty or incorrect. You can also return your item to the shop directly in Bandon.

    We accept returns only if:

    • All tags are still on the item
    • The item has not been used or worn or washed (who’d wash an unused item?)
    • The item is complete (for example if returning shoes send the pair…)
    • Packaging is intact and not damaged (try not to sit on it)

    We suggest, if posting the item to us you retain proof of purchase in case it goes missing in the post! 

    Our Address:

    Web Order Returns, Wild Side Sports, Unit 8 Bandon Retail Park, By-Pass Road, Bandon, Co. Cork, P72 KN32, Ireland (don’t forget to include your receipts!!!)