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water bottle mountsGTrider215
Aug 2, 2001 2:37 PM
Hey my frame is 50 cm so they didnt have enough room to put 2 water bottle mounts so theres just one on the downtube. Does anyone know of any online stores that sell like a bolt on water bottle mount? it will have just enough room i dont know why trek didnt put it on there. but it would be appreciated thanks.
Chris
re: water bottle mountsLC
Aug 2, 2001 3:27 PM
I think i saw one at Nashbar.com that has a strap on bottle mount.
Couple of ideasSpoke Wrench
Aug 3, 2001 4:32 PM
"Two Fish" for one makes a water bottle cage that velcros onto a bike frame. I don't particularly like them because when the bottle is full they tend to slide around the tube.

There are a variety of water bottle mounts that bolt to the back of your saddle. Triathletes use them because they are more aero than conventional frame bottle mounts. If you are already using that area for an under the saddle bag, they won't work.

Minoura makes a nifty little bracket that holds a water bottle cage in front of the handlebar. It might not work, however, if you have a front loading stem.

Can you say camelback? I think that's a good answer if you are concerned about carrying enough water on your bike. Keeps the water cool longer too.