How to store drinks and tool-kit on a TT bike?

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Re: How to store drinks and tool-kit on a TT bike?

Postby Kevy427 » 09 Apr 2015 21:18

Tritans wrote:am not convinced about the bottle between bars solution

I'm very surprised by that statement. Surely a bottle between bars would keep your hydration levels up, or do you find staying in the same bar is more productive?
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Re: How to store drinks and tool-kit on a TT bike?

Postby Kevy427 » 09 Apr 2015 21:32

Boporola wrote:Also, sticking a bottle behind you disrupts the air flow and creates drag

I think that's the least of your worries at the moment ;) :lol:

There now follows a temporary interruption with normal Kevvy service; would the extra drag really be noticeable for an amateur exerciserist? Surely the benefits of having extra fluids or somewhere to stick your tools outweigh the increase in drag?
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Re: How to store drinks and tool-kit on a TT bike?

Postby Bopomofo » 09 Apr 2015 22:47

Kevy427 wrote:
Boporola wrote:Also, sticking a bottle behind you disrupts the air flow and creates drag

I think that's the least of your worries at the moment ;) :lol:

There now follows a temporary interruption with normal Kevvy service; would the extra drag really be noticeable for an amateur exerciserist? Surely the benefits of having extra fluids or somewhere to stick your tools outweigh the increase in drag?


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FattyMofo wrote:I'd counter that argument by saying "Look at me, for feck's sake".


Yip, I'm not about speedy, I'm all about the practical. Imagine I'm looking for the big pants/corset solution rather than the quarter-cup bodice with stocking suspenders.

Just looking for ideas that work while I'm grinding away in my preferred position (fnarr) which is aero, while still keeping hydrated and covering my arse for emergencies.

This discussion has more questions than answers... keep it going, I've not found the ideal solution yet.
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Re: How to store drinks and tool-kit on a TT bike?

Postby SickBoy » 10 Apr 2015 03:11

What about those frames that hold a reservoir inside? You could convert you current frame, I know you're comfortable using tools on carbon frames now. Drill a small hole in the top tube, big enough for a long straw. Fill up before hand using a funnel. Bottle less is the future.

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Re: How to store drinks and tool-kit on a TT bike?

Postby King Sad » 10 Apr 2015 05:48

It seemed like a good idea at the time :? .



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Re: How to store drinks and tool-kit on a TT bike?

Postby kfjatek » 10 Apr 2015 10:06

SickBoy wrote:What about those frames that hold a reservoir inside? You could convert you current frame, I know you're comfortable using tools on carbon frames now.


This just made my day. Sorry Bopo. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: How to store drinks and tool-kit on a TT bike?

Postby Bopomofo » 10 Apr 2015 20:35

SickBoy wrote:I know you're comfortable using tools on carbon frames now.


Kwerty wrote:This just made my day. Sorry Bopo. :lol: :lol: :lol:


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Re: How to store drinks and tool-kit on a TT bike?

Postby Kevy427 » 12 Apr 2015 17:40

Having had my curiosity piqued by this thread, my need for increased hydration with longer rides planned ;) and with even warmer weather appearing on The Riviera, my intense research on the interweb has led me to invest in this cage mount at £16.99, and two of these cages at £4.99 each. Please don't ask as to how I happened upon this site...and before you say it, I wasn't googling for fat birds in cages. Honest :oops:
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Re: How to store drinks and tool-kit on a TT bike?

Postby Jimba » 12 Apr 2015 18:34

I daren't follow those links!
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Re: How to store drinks and tool-kit on a TT bike?

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