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Seat post mounted bottle cages(5 posts)

Seat post mounted bottle cagesAllezcomp
Dec 31, 2002 10:42 AM
I've been looking at getting a Profile Design Aquarack but it doesn't look like it would fit an aero seat post. Does anyone know a company that makes something that would work instead? I've got a Specialized carbon aero post and a Selle Italia SLR saddle.

http://www.profile-design.com/hydration_Aquarack.html
seat rail mountedDougSloan
Dec 31, 2002 11:10 AM
There is one that is seat rail mounted; that will work; had one on my Cervelo for long rides.

Doug
seat rail mountedcycle63
Dec 31, 2002 6:30 PM
I use a XLab Flat Wing which mounts on the seat rails. XLab also makes a different one called a SaddleWing. Go to www.tri-zone.com to check them out. That's where I bought mine.
re: Seat post mounted bottle cagesJimP
Jan 1, 2003 6:31 PM
Be aware that many cages don't hold the bottles firmly enough when mounted behind the seat. Bumps, tracks, etc. cause the bottles to fly out more on the seat mounted cages than the frame mounted ones. The Profile cage and others that circle the bottle seem to hold the bottle better.

Jim
re: Seat post mounted bottle cagesThirtyFive
Jan 2, 2003 5:01 PM
i found the opposite to be true about the profile bottle cages. in the wet while riding with cross winds, i found that my bottles would work their way up out of the cage. im not sure if it was a combination of bottle shape (zefal magnum oversized) and wetness, but after 'dropping' a bottle i went and bought some cheap specialized cages that look like this:

http://www.performancebike.com/shop/large_photo.html?SKU=11353&Store=Bike

they fit very snugly into the indentation midway up the bottle and keep the bottle from slowly wriggling upwards. no problems sinice.