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Old 07-25-10, 07:04 PM   #1
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bottle holder ..

Hey all:

I wasn't sure where to post this! So I'm sorry if I did so in the wrong place.

I have an older bike, which doesn't have the standard solid top tube or back tube with screws in which to put a water bottle holder. The top bar is actually two thin bars which run parallel with each other. I typically have been keeping my bottle in my back jersey pocket, but at times I wish to have a second bottle with me and have nowhere to keep it.

I went to my local shop the other day and told the shop keeper my dilemma and he recommended that I use a velcro holder the shop carried. It was $20 and did not look too secure. Does anyone have any other suggestions as to what i could use?

Thanks a bunch.
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Old 07-25-10, 07:09 PM   #2
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Get a pair of screw-type hose clamps at the auto parts store and an ordinary metal water bottle cage at the bike shop.
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Old 07-25-10, 07:12 PM   #3
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Some ideas:
http://www.nordicgroup.us/cageboss/
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Put one on the handlebars, just like they did in the old days:
http://www.velo-orange.com/vohatowaboca.html
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