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Old 05-14-20, 08:39 AM
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Handlebar Water Bottle Holder with Centerpulls

Does anyone know of any classically styled handlebar mount bidon (or just plain ol' water bottle) holders that are compatible with centerpull brakes? The ones that I've seen mount to the vertical part of the stem in a way that works fine with sidepulls, but interferes with centerpulls. Right now I have a somewhat modern-looking one mounted off-center. Thanks!
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You know it's going to be a good day when the stem and seatpost come right out.

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If possible, hang a cage off the stem bolt.
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Minoura makes two cage holders that sit the bottle centered on the stem.

Here's the cage holder Top506 posted

Minoura Japan ? BH-60

Minoura also makes one that fits more handlebar sizes (comes in 2 sizes). Minoura Japan ? BH-100C

I've got the latter one on my Centurion Pro Tour, which has centerpulls. Works fine for a few years now. Note that I mainly use this to carry an extra bottle and use the downtube cage as my working bottle position, so it gets less activity use.
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I use regular frame mount water bottle holders with Minoura handlebar converter clamps.
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I have the Minoura BH-60 on a bike with Deltas, which have a similar cable routing. It's no problem at all. I also have a double version of the Minoura on a bike with centerpulls and again, no problem.

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The classic T.A. handlebar cage works for me...

I'm not sure how hard they are to find nowadays.... they went out of production in the early 80's, I suspect.

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I don't know if Minoura sold these this way or not but this is brilliant.
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Don’t know how hard they are to find, but this Blackburn cage I bought back in the 70’s is pretty slick.

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