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What are some good (looking, quality) bottle cages that can hold a heavy (32) bottle?

Old 01-23-14, 02:21 PM
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These are the ones I use. Have been pleasantly surprised at how well they work for the cost…. $19.99 @ Amazon.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Old 01-23-14, 02:32 PM
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I prefer Specialized Rib cages. Cheap, plastic, effective. Much better access from the side than the Tacx Tao's and similar designs which hold just fine but are awkward to use with large bottles.

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Old 01-23-14, 02:41 PM
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Originally Posted by MagicHour View Post
Anyone got a decent beauty bike shot with the Lezyne Flow cages? I couldn't find a good one. Functionally these seem great but not sure of the look.
(To any flame comments-I do design work for a living, so aesthetics matter to me

I'm either gonna go with these or Blackburn Slicks. FWIW my old bike had Profile Kages, which were absolutely bombproof, used those when I raced a couple seasons.
Only problem is they're really heavy - actual weight 62 gm on my office scale. Which even if you're not a hardcore weight weenie is a lot for bottle cages.
can't say it's a beauty shot in your eye's but here is a shot of the cages on my CAAD7



when I get home I can upload a shot without the water bottles.
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Thanks, Seymour, No actually that is really helpful. I'm eventually going to be running Ultegra 6800 cranks, and those Lezynes seem like they will compliment the futuristic look of the 6800 gruppo nicely. I may just go with those.

OP - my apologies for going OT.

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can't say it's a beauty shot in your eye's but here is a shot of the cages on my CAAD7



when I get home I can upload a shot without the water bottles.

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Old 01-23-14, 03:10 PM
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the good thing about it, if you end up not liking them, at least you didn't pay $40 each for them.

when I got them, I only got them for the looks, had no idea how they would perform, but they are great, never lost a bottle on any rough roads.
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Originally Posted by banerjek View Post
I prefer Specialized Rib cages. Cheap, plastic, effective. Much better access from the side than the Tacx Tao's and similar designs which hold just fine but are awkward to use with large bottles.

where can i get these?
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Old 01-24-14, 07:21 AM
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Originally Posted by donrhummy View Post
where can i get these?
Any shop that stocks Specialized stuff should have these on hand or be able to order them
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Originally Posted by seymour1910 View Post
can't say it's a beauty shot in your eye's but here is a shot of the cages on my CAAD7



when I get home I can upload a shot without the water bottles.
Looks good to me. Meets the requisite points for posting on BF: white garage door, drivetrain facing us, etc.
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I either have Salsa Nickless or Blackburn Chicane cages on all my bikes. I wouldn't be surprised if they're made in the same factory, but they're both quality products that work great at a reasonable price. The Salsa cage in particular is very secure. However, on a carbon or aluminum bike they might look out of place.
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I've been pimping these for years, and I still use them.
There as sturdy as they look

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Am I the only one using Elite Customs? I use the aluminum ones on my metal frames, but they look a little weird on carbon. I started with Tacx Tao, but like others found it ungainly to get a long bottle out. Then I switched to the Elite from seeing recommendations here. Good thing to is that I don't think there is a bike color they don't have a match for:

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