Two bottle cages on a single cage frame

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by samarskyrider

Hello everyone,

I have a BMC Fourstroke frame and look for a solution to mount 2 bottle cages inside the frame. Can anyone share their experience on solving this problem?

I've seen 2 bottles mounted side by side, but I don't think it's a good idea

Below is the picture of actual frame

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Thank you!

I've found them yesterday. I was wondering maybe something else exists


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by 1llum4

Maybe this from wolftooth could work ?

Wolftooth B-Rad Double Bottle Cage

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1llum4 wrote:Maybe this from wolftooth could work ?

Wolftooth B-Rad Double Bottle Cage
Thanks for the link, but from what I see - it won't be convenient when pedaling out of saddle


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by 1llum4

Then maybe this under the top tube ?

Wolftooth B-Rad Everywhere base

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by jemima

I've tried a couple of those thin velco strap offerings. No where near the holding/clamp strength of the TwoFish Quick Cage Adaptor; 3bolt version.
(The 2bolt version works ok, but with a full bottle it does swing around a touch, across rough ground).

May have room higher up on the downtube with a sideloading cage, if you used the lowest bolt+cage position for the lower bottle.
Otherwise below the toptube (towards the front end); again with sideloading cage.

Arundel sideloading cage works very well with the 3bolt.
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by froze

Won't a side by side set of bottles interfere with your legs while pedaling? Or, what if you go down will a bottle, and or the cage itself, jack up a leg?

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by jemima

froze wrote:
Sat Jan 22, 2022 10:53 pm
Won't a side by side set of bottles interfere with your legs while pedaling? Or, what if you go down will a bottle, and or the cage itself, jack up a leg?


Sometimes I'll run the cheap M-Wave mount on the downtube holes, with two opposing sideloading cages.
Legs never hit when pedaling.

Less injury chance going down -in my mind- when both cages are holding a bottle.
With bottle in, that offset position also makes for a nice spot to rest the frame against when shouldering the bike.
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by MikeD

I went with a massive 38 oz Soma Further water bottle. I couldn't find any other solution that worked for me.

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by warthog101

I like it. Great solution Image

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by IchDien

Could you not put one on the saddle?

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IchDien wrote:Could you not put one on the saddle?
It's not convenient on XC bike, especially when you need lean over the saddle


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by thewoodsman

You could try the Wolftooth B Rad mounting bases if two bottles could stack on top of the downtube:

https://www.wolftoothcomponents.com/col ... ory-device

In addition to this rail, I have used the B Rad everywhere base on both sides of the top tube and bottom of the downtube. I know you said you don't like the Wolftooth double, but I use it on both my hardtail and gravel bike without issue.

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Thank you everyone,

I've asked my local CNC man to draw and machine this piece

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