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Old 09-08-07, 08:57 AM
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Commuting coffee mug

I just bought the best coffee mug ever. It fits in the waters bottle holders great and holds 18oz and looks pretty sharp..
It marketed by Trek and come with the Soho 3.0 bike or you can get it direct from Trek.
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There's definitely a need for this. I assume the top closes fairly snugly, so that coffee doesn't leak out everywhere as you ride?
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It has a screw on cap, and I have not had it leak yet.
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I got a leak-proof aluminum coffee mug from Wal-Mart for $10. It fits perfect in a water bottle cage and has been leak-proof so far. And yes, it does solve one of lifes greatest problems
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have you seen this one?



one hand operation and fits in a standard bottle cage too!
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Old 09-08-07, 11:19 AM
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That Nissan mug you're showing there is freakin amazing. I had one for years and loved it, until one day I left it in a tree because I forgot to put it in the bear hang, and then I ended up forgeting it all together. I'm sure the green-tea that was in it that day is still warm up in Kananaskis.
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Old 09-08-07, 03:28 PM
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I might have to get me one of those! ...solves one of life's little problems, indeed...
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Originally Posted by Severian View Post
have you seen this one?



one hand operation and fits in a standard bottle cage too!
Well worth it. The only mug I have found that I can operate one-handed AND not spill hot coffee all over me when I hit a bump. Also will keep coffee/tea hot almost the entire day.
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It's actually a full-on french press. Screw on lid, sealed flip-top, and plunger all built-in. Grind, scoop, boil, pour, wait, press, and throw it on the bike.

I got it here:
http://www.ekitchengadgets.com/boststtrmug1.html
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Old 09-08-07, 10:36 PM
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I used to jam a cheap plastic coffee tumbler into my bottle cage. Man, I couldn't stand a screw-on cap, having to unscrew with two hands while biking.
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Well the lid screws on to keep it on, it has a flip-up tab that locks down to seal it shut so it doesn't spill. It operates easily with one hand.
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I bought a cheap stainless steel mug at Target a couple of weeks ago. Does the job but it's not perfect. I think I may have to put that Nissan one on my Xmas wish list.
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I have a cup right before I leave the house then when I get to work and make a pot there. Now I only have 7 miles to commute how far are you guys riding?
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Old 09-08-07, 11:26 PM
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about 14 miles each way, but I also use my coffee press while I'm at work.
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The Nissin is great but it keeps things too hot. I took a swig of coffee that had been sitting in there for about 8 hours and burnt myself even after all that time
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Originally Posted by Severian View Post
have you seen this one?



one hand operation and fits in a standard bottle cage too!
Can you post a link? I searched "nissan mug" but am not coming up with that particular model.
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Originally Posted by thebeatcatcher View Post
Can you post a link? I searched "nissan mug" but am not coming up with that particular model.
I found it here: http://www.sweetmarias.com/prod.trav...-bottles.shtml

$28 is a little steep though.

Edit: or here : http://www.cooking.com/products/shprodde.asp?SKU=213233

OK one last edit: http://www.amazon.com/THERMOS-STAINL...9391071&sr=1-4

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Old 09-09-07, 08:51 PM
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its well worth the price. Its like buying tools, you are better off spending more and getting the best, than try to save a little bit of money in the short run
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My Nissan® branded thermos dribbles, my Thermos® branded one (same company BTW) does not.
The Nissan one only rides in the water bottle cage, I trust the Thermos to ride in the trunk bag.
Both rattle in the H2O cages, so I'll thread some split silicone tubing (automotive tubing) on the cage wire to silence them.
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Does anyone have a picture of the Nissan in the cage? Does the lip on the cage fit into the groove on the bottle, or is it just the correct circumference to fit? I'd be worried about it falling out if it didn't lock in like a regular bottle.
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I'll stick with my Bodum press. Vacuum, stainless, and the rubber grip keeps it from rattling in the cage, and holds it in nice and firm. It would dribble if it were laid in a trunk bag, but it stays in the cage or on my desk.
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