The bottle cage challenge... (to complete by Christmas)

OP
Black Sheep
Location
Rammy
the winner (and other awards methinks) shall be announced on new-years day.

so still time
 
OP
Black Sheep
Location
Rammy
So sorry I didn't update the winner, was at the in-laws with no internet and then forgot since.


1st place, given that the task changed to recycled material
"basically the idea was using a common, cheap, household object to make a bottle cage from"

Arch:
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Given the weather recently 2nd place goes to:
Night Train's 'insulated' effort:

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He might have done better had he gotten round to a permanent fixing to the bike instead of just a mock up.

Bumped into 3rd place:
perfect for fitting to a Pashley or other vintage chic bike:

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Mark is to also be commended for his topical use of bike chain for his other entry,






Special mention goes to HovR for his effort produced using wire as along the lines of the original concept.
 
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It's fitted to my 'summer' bike, so I might leave it on there and see how it fares out on the road!
May I make one suggestion for a modification to make it UK weather proof?
Given last summer's weather conditions, perhaps you might ask NT to drill some drainage holes in the bottom, so that your water bottle does not float in its own cooling lake
 

Arch

Married to Night Train
Location
Salford, UK
May I make one suggestion for a modification to make it UK weather proof?
Given last summer's weather conditions, perhaps you might ask NT to drill some drainage holes in the bottom, so that your water bottle does not float in its own cooling lake
'Ere! I'm a modern woman. I can drill my own holes!

Well, I could, if I had a drill.....
 

Night Train

Maker of Things
'Ere! I'm a modern woman. I can drill my own holes!

Well, I could, if I had a drill.....
Dremel?:whistle:
 
OP
Black Sheep
Location
Rammy
Make them in the corners so any water drops straight to the floor and doesn't dribble down the frame towards the cranks and BB
 

Fnaar

Smutmaster General
Location
Thumberland
Or, don't make ANY holes, so when it fills up with rain, you can use that to top up your water bottle! :thumbsup:
Do I get a prize?
 
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