Re: [CR]Vintage water bottle question, very good question!


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From: "Steven Willis" <smwillis@verizon.net>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Vintage water bottle question, very good question!
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2004 09:39:48 -0700


Ah................Ray were did you get this most people drop the water bottles, who have you been riding with. P.S. I got a flat on the tandem and I brought the wrong tubs with me. Steven Willis 1778 East Second Street Scotch Plains NJ 07076 908-322-3330 http://www.thebikestand.com


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From: Bikerdaver@aol.com
To: wheelman@nac.net
Sent: Monday, June 14, 2004 4:48 PM
Subject: Re: [CR]Vintage water bottle question, very good question!



> In a message dated 6/14/2004 1:13:25 PM PST, wheelman@nac.net writes:
> Why did handlebar mount water bottles fall out of favor. I do my share of
> riding and find it a bit more difficult to reach down and retrieve my wb
> from the down or seat tube and then put it back. I would think the hb
> mount to be safer and easier to access. Is it a matter of the additional
> weight over the front wheel? Most people drop their water bottles on a
> ride from trying to remove or replace it without looking. Is it possible
> that it is asthetics?
>
> Ray Homiski
> -----------------------------------------------
> Ray-
> Yours is a durn good question. I too have always wondered why as well. You
> make some obvious points. I am pressntly doing the unthinkable off CR-list
> practice using a a hydrapack and various other clones. They do the trick.
> cheers-
> Dave Anderson
> Cut Bank MT