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Old 06-28-20, 04:10 PM
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Originally Posted by roskobosko
Ilooked down at my bottle cage and the water was gone.
Problem solved
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Old 06-28-20, 04:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Gconan
Widefoot.

You're able to get a drink while still riding with that?
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Old 06-28-20, 04:23 PM
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Oh boy. If I ever spend 50$ USD on a single bottle cage then it better have the ability to send/receive email in addition to pleasuring me sexually whilst working as a top notch bottle holder. I wonder what 50$ USD is in Canadian money...
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Old 06-28-20, 04:27 PM
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Originally Posted by cyccommute
Or titanium for $60. I happen to have 2 of them that I got at a festival discount several years ago for $30 each instead of 60. Mr. King was demonstrating how they were made. Itís a fascinating process.

But King Cages makes a bit more than just water bottle cages. They make 3 cages (classic Ti, stainless, and the Iris), some fork mount cages like Salsa Anything Cages, Titanium tire levers , flask cages and Ti straws. I have two of them straws in addition to a whole bunch of cages. Good stuff thatís not as hoohum as the plastic Bontragers.
I went to the King website after I posted, Yeah, about a dozen products. Oops. I'm wrong. I had full faith I would be corrected so I let it slide. Thanks.
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Old 06-28-20, 04:35 PM
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Originally Posted by blue192
in addition to pleasuring me sexually .
Small or large neck water bottle?
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Old 06-28-20, 04:50 PM
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Originally Posted by GlennR
You're able to get a drink while still riding with that?
Nothing wrong with stopping to take a drink...That's what I do.
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Old 06-28-20, 04:57 PM
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Originally Posted by GlennR
You're able to get a drink while still riding with that?
I stop and take a drink. As many times as I want. I load up enough water so I don't run out. I came across a jogger and a bike rider once that were desperate for water. I was able to give them all they needed. Still had plenty for myself. More is better than less sometimes.
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Old 06-28-20, 05:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Gconan
I stop and take a drink. As many times as I want. I load up enough water so I don't run out. I came across a jogger and a bike rider once that were desperate for water. I was able to give them all they needed. Still had plenty for myself. More is better than less sometimes.
With Covid running amuck, i'd not take water from anyone else's water bottle.

I carry (2) 24oz bottles and there's always a place to refill.

And I don't need to stop for a drink.
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Old 06-28-20, 05:21 PM
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Originally Posted by GlennR
With Covid running amuck, i'd not take water from anyone else's water bottle.
True. I am carrying either a 33 ounce or 17 ounce untouched water carton in my stem caddy. I drink out of the bottles myself.
I carry (2) 24oz bottles and there's always a place to refill.

And I don't need to stop for a drink.
Cool.
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Old 06-28-20, 05:34 PM
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Originally Posted by roskobosko
Cage for a single bottle $50, I have decided to just stick a bottle in my pack, fanny pack, or jersey. https://www.rei.com/product/152999/b...er-bottle-cage
Why not just buy a decent quality $5 bottle cage? Have you heard of 50 Strong? https://www.amazon.com/50-Strong-Bic.../dp/B07B1NFN57 I actually use these and they work just like others, not sure how long they'll last yet, but I think the other two I mention below will hold the bottle more securely though I never lost a bottle yet with these cages.

There's also the Lezyne Flow that cost around $14 and are built very well and can hold any bottle securely, but weigh around 48 grams.

And there's the Tacx Deva which cost around $20 and only weighs 32 grams.

There are hundreds of cages that don't cost anywhere near $50. Also putting something large like a water bottle in your jersey pocket and you crash and land on your back you could seriously damage your back; mounted to the side of your body you could seriously damage a kidney. Never put anything hard against your body.
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Old 06-28-20, 05:44 PM
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Originally Posted by roskobosko
Ya, I just hadn't seen any high end bottle cages before. Just being a little snarky, coming from a guy who just bought a pretty pricy bike (although a good deal), SC Tallboy CC XO build, seems a little crazy but I am enjoying the bike.
The new version with the dropped seat stays? I was just looking at them.
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Old 06-28-20, 06:33 PM
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Originally Posted by blue192
Oh boy. If I ever spend 50$ USD on a single bottle cage then it better have the ability to send/receive email in addition to pleasuring me sexually whilst working as a top notch bottle holder. I wonder what 50$ USD is in Canadian money...
I think that's about $6K Canadian
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Old 06-28-20, 09:16 PM
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Originally Posted by roskobosko
I think that's about $6K Canadian
6k? Is that the bill with the goose on it ?
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Old 06-28-20, 11:47 PM
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Originally Posted by greatscott
Why not just buy a decent quality $5 bottle cage? Have you heard of 50 Strong? https://www.amazon.com/50-Strong-Bic.../dp/B07B1NFN57 I actually use these and they work just like others, not sure how long they'll last yet, but I think the other two I mention below will hold the bottle more securely though I never lost a bottle yet with these cages.

There's also the Lezyne Flow that cost around $14 and are built very well and can hold any bottle securely, but weigh around 48 grams.

And there's the Tacx Deva which cost around $20 and only weighs 32 grams.

There are hundreds of cages that don't cost anywhere near $50. Also putting something large like a water bottle in your jersey pocket and you crash and land on your back you could seriously damage your back; mounted to the side of your body you could seriously damage a kidney. Never put anything hard against your body.
interesting anecdote about hard parts / bottles in pockets. Iíd imagine water bottles to be semi-solid in a crash, since theyíre squeezable - almost like a car crashing into a water barrel effect, taking the energy out of the fall. I will take that over my back directly contacting asphalt!
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Old 06-29-20, 12:21 AM
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Originally Posted by yamsyamsyams
interesting anecdote about hard parts / bottles in pockets. Iíd imagine water bottles to be semi-solid in a crash, since theyíre squeezable - almost like a car crashing into a water barrel effect, taking the energy out of the fall. I will take that over my back directly contacting asphalt!
yeah the middle part squeezes, the round part at the bottom dosen't bend so well!

On the flip sideyou can Use a Camelbak Rouge hydration pack as a water bag of sorts. Trust me on this. I tested it for you.
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Old 06-29-20, 01:57 AM
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Have you ever tried the Elite bottle cage?
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Originally Posted by roskobosko
Cage for a single bottle $50, I have decided to just stick a bottle in my pack, fanny pack, or jersey. https://www.rei.com/product/152999/b...er-bottle-cage
You suck at internet.

https://www.rei.com/search?q=bottle+cage

It's also REI, whose purpose is to provide an outlet for people with too much money.
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Fifty dollars? What was it made out of ten carat gold???
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Originally Posted by njkayaker
You suck at internet.

https://www.rei.com/search?q=bottle+cage

It's also REI, whose purpose is to provide an outlet for people with too much money.
Thank you for the kind words, I did see many less expensive solutions (just marveling at the cost of that cage), pretty sure I won't be happy with a bottle cage on my MTN bike, regardless of cost. Don't worry, I don't suck at using the Internet.
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Originally Posted by Amber1988
Have you ever tried the Elite bottle cage?
I have not but I think I will need a hydration pack type solution for the MTN bike after losing a water bottle riding my hybrid on a paved path yesterday trying to catch a couple of E-Bike riders. I passed them in some curves and they left me in the dust on a hill. I chased them for 5 miles but could never quite catch up. I went to get a drink at the end of a 27 mile, 1,100 ft ride, no water bottle in sight LOL, at least it was the end of the ride.
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Originally Posted by roskobosko
... (just marveling at the cost of that cage),...
I know people for whom the difference in cost between a $10 cage and a $50 one is not really worth considering. That there are things to sell to these people isn't much of a "marvel". It's fairly normal. It's also not targeting buyers of $10 cages.

Originally Posted by roskobosko
... pretty sure I won't be happy with a bottle cage on my MTN bike, regardless of cost.
Good plan. A cage on a mountain bike would subject you to all sorts of social shaming.

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Originally Posted by njkayaker
I know people for whom the difference in cost between a $10 cage and a $50 one is not really worth considering. That there are things to sell to these people isn't much of a "marvel". It's fairly normal. It's also not targeting buyers of $10 cages.


Good plan. A cage on a mountain bike would subject you to all sorts of social shaming.
Funny, but probably true, don't worry, mostly solo riding these days. Hey, we have something in common, I know people too!
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Originally Posted by Gconan
I stop and take a drink. As many times as I want. I load up enough water so I don't run out. I came across a jogger and a bike rider once that were desperate for water. I was able to give them all they needed. Still had plenty for myself. More is better than less sometimes.
A few of my friends stop and take pictures, I started doing that and well I realized just how much I missed by never stopping. No Foul in stopping for a drink or for picture taking. Or just to simply give new perspectives of life.

thanks for posting the Widefoot, looks like a good option for some rides.
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I don't want to add weight to the bike, so I just have a St. Bernard/greyhound hybrid dog with a barrel on his neck follow me around all day.
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Originally Posted by Metieval
No Foul in stopping for a drink or for picture taking.
Iíve stopped a lot to take photos of fowl.
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