Scott CR1 Bottle cage bolts

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andos
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by andos

Hi Everyone,

I've just bought a new Scott CR1 which of course, came without bottle cages. So I bought two Profile Design Kage's, unfortunately the standard Scott bolts come with a washer which interferes when trying to screw the bolt through the cage and into the frame. Anyways, being impatient, I bought some M5 bolts without washers from my local hardware store this evening. They appear to be a little loose when I screw them in. Does anyone know if M5 are the standard bolt for Scott? or is it M6?

Thanks in advance!

5 8 5
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by 5 8 5

M5.

It's worth using low strength loctite on bottle cage bolts.

As this is WW you could replace them with aluminium bolts and save some weight :wink:

by Weenie


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