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    Double Secret Probation R900's Avatar
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    How bad is an aerobar bottle?

    Like the Profile Aerodrink system or new Bontrager aero bar mount bottle. I really like a drink while doing TT's, I've tried a rear carrier, while I think it's more aero then a frame mount, grabbing a bottle and taking a drink is not a smooth process.
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    Quote Originally Posted by R900 View Post
    Like the Profile Aerodrink system or new Bontrager aero bar mount bottle. I really like a drink while doing TT's, I've tried a rear carrier, while I think it's more aero then a frame mount, grabbing a bottle and taking a drink is not a smooth process.
    How long are the TTs? I've found that I really don't NEED to take water along on any TT under 40K, even one's I've done in the desert!

    However, if you're looking for just a splash in your mouth to fight off "cotton-mouth", you might want to look into just mounting a gel flask right behind your stem and filling it with either water or an energy drink. It'll hold just enough to "cut the cotton" when you take a swig at the turnaround...plus, it will be in a position (right behind the stem) that might actually enhance your aerodynamics. Just a thought...

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    http://www.slowtwitch.com/mainheadin...erbottles.html

    The answer, in most cases is a single bottle on the downtube. The Arendale bottles tend to make a nice fairing mounted on the donwtube.
    You could fall off a cliff and die.
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    Quote Originally Posted by merlinextraligh View Post
    The answer, in most cases is a single bottle on the downtube. The Arendale bottles tend to make a nice fairing mounted on the donwtube.
    A more recent discussion http://forum.slowtwitch.com/cgi-bin/...engine#2404833

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