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Seats too low.

I don't think I'd want to ride that bike. Hit a bump and the bottle could come flying out of the cage and land under the rear wheel.
 

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Somewhere, someone thinks they built a better mouse trap... ouch.
 

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how is easy, the question is why?
 

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It's a James Bond bike equipped with auto-eject bottle launchers.
 

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exactly the kind of jury-rig one would expect from someone who's rocking a slammed seat and splash tape...
 

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I think you guys are being kinda harsh.

The bike only has one pair of bottle mounting bolts and the owner clearly wants more water carrying capacity. The bottles are in no more danger of ejecting due to a bump than a traditionally mounted bottle is prone to ejecting while hitting your brakes.

Maybe if this were a mountain bike being ridden on rough trails there would be a cause for concern. But even then, you can easily adjust cages to hold bottles more tightly.
 

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I think you guys are being kinda harsh.

The bike only has one pair of bottle mounting bolts and the owner clearly wants more water carrying capacity. The bottles are in no more danger of ejecting due to a bump than a traditionally mounted bottle is prone to ejecting while hitting your brakes.

Maybe if this were a mountain bike being ridden on rough trails there would be a cause for concern. But even then, you can easily adjust cages to hold bottles more tightly.
Look at the size of the frame and the location of the bottom water bottle holder. One would need gorilla arms to reach it. Also, did you ever hear of forces in motion?
 

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Look at the size of the frame and the location of the bottom water bottle holder. One would need gorilla arms to reach it. Also, did you ever hear of forces in motion?
If you're riding that size frame, you likely DO have gorilla arms.

Forces in motion? Yeah, I think I remember that from the 2 years of college physics I took and the f*** ton of engineers that I work with. My guess is that a true vector analysis would show that the forward motion of the bike/bottles under normal use would be plenty enough to cancel out the small backward vector presented by a bump in the road.
 

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Seats too low.

I don't think I'd want to ride that bike. Hit a bump and the bottle could come flying out of the cage and land under the rear wheel.
Seats just fine, the frame is way too big lol. The guy has to be at least a little taller than me,
 

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Seats just fine, the frame is way too big lol. The guy has to be at least a little taller than me,
Nah, we can just put some blocks on the pedals like we used to do eons ago and it will fit perfect.
 

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There’s a pump mount bracket on the seat tube.
Somebody wanted a pump and two bottles on the frame so this was the most inelegant solution to a legitimate problem.
 

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I think you guys are being kinda harsh.

The bike only has one pair of bottle mounting bolts and the owner clearly wants more water carrying capacity. The bottles are in no more danger of ejecting due to a bump than a traditionally mounted bottle is prone to ejecting while hitting your brakes.

Maybe if this were a mountain bike being ridden on rough trails there would be a cause for concern. But even then, you can easily adjust cages to hold bottles more tightly.
Someone ALWAYS comes along to kill the snark party. ;-)
 

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Nah, we can just put some blocks on the pedals like we used to do eons ago and it will fit perfect.
ooooh, the red ones with the black rubber tread on them?
 
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