Re: [CR]Water Bottle cages for classics?


Example: Production Builders:Peugeot:PY-10

Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 11:22:00 -0400
From: oroboyz@aol.com
References: <B4DB63332789614B9634745DAD2707D603482A85@awnjexch1.andrew.com>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Water Bottle cages for classics?
To: Michael.Kahrl@andrew.com, Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


<<Now where do I find classic waterbottles?>>

http://www.classicrendezvous.com/Events/Cirque/Cirque_06/cirq_part_bottle .GIF

:)

Dale Brown Greensboro, NC USA http://www.classicrendezvous.com

-----Original Message----- From: Kahrl, Michael <Michael.Kahrl@andrew.com> To: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org Sent: Wed, 10 May 2006 10:20:13 -0400 Subject: [CR]Water Bottle cages for classics?

TA chrome plated steel cages sold by Rivendell. The best looking cage clamps are the stainless steel ones made by Minoura. http://www.bikemannetwork.com/biking/p/ACH2OSYS/WC3000. These are easily found in bike shops, or ordered from QBP. You may want to pad the bottom of the cage and the undersides of the clamps with electrical tape or innertube strips before your tighten things down onto your authentic and brittle frame paint. As Grant points out, the steel may be a little rough in places and the chrome a little thin and after a few years riding in the rain there will be rust spots, but these things are easily cleaned up or just spring for some new cages.

If tube real estate is scarce because you're also carrying a Silca Impero pump or you want to keep your awesome seat tube panels clear, then try the Minoura handlebar clamp with the TA cage. http://www.bikemannetwork.com/biking/p/ACH2OSYS/WC3002 Looks correct, works great, and it's a darn handy place to carry a waterbottle.

Now where do I find classic waterbottles?

Michael Kahrl Columbus, Ohio

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