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Profile Aqua Rack

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    Profile Aqua Rack

    The Profile Design Aqua Rack™ hold 2 water bottles, but requires only 1 mounting point.

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    Item # 721789

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    • Includes 2 lightweight Profile Design Kages™
    • 6061-T6 aluminum clamp and extension
    • Mounts to seatpost and includes mounting brackets
    • Fits 31.6mm to 27.2mm seatposts (shim included)

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    Profile Aqua Rack Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Cycling
    2 bottles
    No
    Plastic/aluminum
    171 grams
    Number of bottles
    Adjustable
    Material(s)
    Weight

    Profile Aqua Rack

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    Rated 3.75/5 based on 12 reviews
    Rated 1out of5
    by fromBad Fit I put this on my road bike. It stays put and is durable enough, but unfortunately Profile didn't make the mount extend far enough away from the seatpost because I hit the cages with the back of my thighs on every pedal stroke. If you want one of these, get one that mounts to your saddle rails and avoid this one.
    Date published: 2008-03-03
    Rated 1out of5
    by fromGreat Inovation But Flawed I was excited to have this put on my road bike. Unfortunately, every water bottle (to include different sized ones) would fall off if I went over a larger size bump. Pot holes and cracks in the road should not cause this to happen. I now find myself constantly checking to see if the water bottle is still there. Stick with the standard cage that mounts on the frame!
    Date published: 2010-07-24
    Rated 3out of5
    by fromBad fit, but great cages Yes, I installed it correctly, it was just too close to the seatpost to clear my pedal stroke. This could be a sizing issue; for a shorter rider on a smaller frame, maybe it wouldn't. I don't consider myself gargantuan (6'2"), but I am on the taller end of bike sizing. That said, I took the cages off of it and use them on my MTB frame. They're really fantastic cages; they hold the water bottle more securely than anything I've ever found yet allow you to get the bottle in and out easily. I wish more places carried just the cages.
    Date published: 2008-06-05
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromJust what I needed. I've got a Trek women specific style mountain bike that doesn't have space for water bottles inside the triangle. I bought the short novara bottles and they stay put no matter what bumps and rocks get in my way. I don't notice being unstable with the extra weight on the seat post and I was able to mount it below a small seat bag. Two things, probably won't be able to fit a rear rack bag with this mount, maybe panniers and the camelback water bottles that rei sells don't have the ridge on the neck of the bottle that helps them stay in the mount so well.
    Date published: 2013-10-23
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromwould buy again I carry water in the bottles. works good for me I had to get used to the angle of the bottles but a lot easier to use now.
    Date published: 2013-08-07
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromGreat system. Some may have fit issues. For the most part, this rack is great. It holds the bottles securely, and it's pretty light. A few minor downsides: 1. It's a little annoying to install because you have to remove the entire seatpost. However, assuming you only have to do this once, this shouldn't be an ongoing issue. 2. As the first reviewer said, there is the potential it can hit the back of your thighs. My thighs lightly bump the cages, but not enough to annoy me. It all depends on the geometry of your bike, how high/low on the seatpost you put these cages, how far forward/back your saddle is, etc. It's pretty much idiot proof to install, so unlike the other reviewers who thought the first reviewer messed up the installation, I can see how it can bump up against your thighs. Overall, great rack.
    Date published: 2009-08-09
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromGreat for Texas but not Colorado This was a great product that I used in the heat of Texas. If it's long flat rides you'll never feel like it's there. After moving to Colorado I had to stop using it because of the higher balance point. It really sucks when your climbing out of the saddle and even a slight swing of the bike makes it off center. But I still use it on longer rides because I never worry about drinking too much water too early in the ride... I'll almost always have enough water. Botton line... you need more than two water bottles to stay hydrated and this is a much better than sticking them in your jersey.
    Date published: 2011-10-17
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromGreat Bottle Holder Works as advertised and holds bottles well.
    Date published: 2013-05-30

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