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EazyDuz
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PostSubject: £2.88 Drink Holder   Thu May 21, 2015 5:06 pm

Easy on/easy off clamp. Decided on mounting it on the crash bars as on the handlebar it hits the tank on full lock:



Also not a mod but some new gloves. Hardened knuckles and genuine leather, by Gear X at £14. Very comfortable, perfect for summer and they're short which i wanted. 

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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Thu May 21, 2015 5:57 pm

ideal holder but let the rest of the group know where from ok.
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Thu May 21, 2015 6:00 pm

Great mod with the drinks holder, another one for the to do list I reckon.
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Thu May 21, 2015 6:05 pm

Bloody he'll, what a bargain. Cheapest I can find on Amazon of that design is £13.
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Thu May 21, 2015 7:47 pm

Aha found them on ebay from a Hong Kong seller £2.68. ( LINKY )   Bought it, bargain.
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Thu May 21, 2015 8:09 pm

Yea thats it. I just ran a search for 'bicycle drink holder' as motorcycle ones tend to be much more expensive.
Didnt link it in my OP because theres thousands of designs on Ebay. The wire ones are good too but i wanted something more robust.
Ideal for long trips and the easy on easy off thing is cool.
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Thu May 21, 2015 9:22 pm

OMG I will be in my element, I can take a cup of rosie with me. sssmily

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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Fri May 22, 2015 9:14 am

Hi.  EazyDuz those gloves seem to be very  good gloves and a real bargain. Would you mind saying where you got them from?

Thanks Jeff.
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Fri May 22, 2015 10:48 am

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Short-Leather-Gloves-Motorbike-Carbon-Knuckle-Shell-Motorcycle-Mittens-/191195531990?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&var=&hash=item2c84244ad6
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Fri May 22, 2015 11:15 am

Thank you.
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Fri May 22, 2015 7:41 pm

Good buy with the drinks holder Eazy, never seen that type before. Good money saver compared to the ones in england on ebay  msrke
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Sat May 23, 2015 12:54 pm

No probs, i enjoy sharing my cheap mods with the forum. 
Really love the gloves though, give a much, much nicer feel on the controls.
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Sat May 23, 2015 3:46 pm

hi do you find the gloves warm ive got four pairs and the only part of me to get cold is my hands
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Sat May 23, 2015 3:54 pm

I've only used them in 14c or warmer weather and they were fine, they're summer gloves though
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Sat May 23, 2015 5:02 pm

cheers easyduz they look a good buy
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Sat May 23, 2015 5:04 pm

I know in the US they sell a 'Cruzer Caddy' i think its called, which is a chromed cup holder which pivots based on lean so you dont spill the drink. Probably more popular among tubby Americans with their XXL milkshakes from McDonalds though
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Sat May 23, 2015 9:20 pm

O I thought the Yanks would of just attached a bucket to the side of the bike  hyst
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Sat May 30, 2015 12:17 pm

Got my drinks holder through today, as recommended by Eazy. Have just mounted it on my ape hangers, great quality at an incredibly good price.

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I love ordering cheap stuff fro ebay China, by the time it arrives I have forgotten it is coming. Plus the amount of stuff I order and forget about that costs pennies, it always seems like Xmas. Things come every week. 
mine
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Sat May 30, 2015 4:42 pm

That's handy for taking a brew along 
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Sat May 30, 2015 8:34 pm

Good buy 
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Sun May 31, 2015 12:40 am

If only i had ape hangers haha.
I need a flip front helmet to really benefit from my drink holder...
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Sun May 31, 2015 10:04 am

I usually ride with an open face helmet, so drinking tea as I am going along is not a problem. I have already thought about a cold drink. I have a bottle with an integrated straw, I can just lean forward and suck. Happy days, love it.
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Sun May 31, 2015 10:06 am

Mr Intruder wrote:
I usually ride with an open face helmet, so drinking tea as I am going along is not a problem. I have already thought about a cold drink. I have a bottle with an integrated straw, I can just lean forward and suck. Happy days, love it.

Thats what she said
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Sun May 31, 2015 10:09 am

Your a bad man. hyst
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Mon Jun 15, 2015 11:46 pm

And you don't even have to let your brew go cold!

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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Tue Jun 16, 2015 5:10 pm

Nice find Mal, do they do them in large for the heavy drinker?
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Tue Jun 16, 2015 9:04 pm

Is there a link for that cup, would be ace for me when i am out in the works van I am always forgetting my drink while driving 
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Tue Jun 16, 2015 10:40 pm

Hi crash
I just did a google image search for that one.

But if you just search for 12v heated mug on Fleabay you get loads like this...

Fleabay

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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Wed Jun 17, 2015 11:04 pm

simbo wrote:
That's handy for taking a brew along 
Yeah Sim, but do they do one for you to take a 5 litre flask ?
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Wed Jun 17, 2015 11:53 pm

5 LITRE!! Where the feck do you get your vodka from Mick, russian wholesale!!!!
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Thu Jun 18, 2015 7:00 am

What do you think he does at night, he's got a Still in his shed and makes his own
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PostSubject: Re: £2.88 Drink Holder   Fri Jun 19, 2015 8:34 am

Ive since got a flip front helmet and now i can drink a bottle/can of pepsi when waiting at traffic lights. Its awesome
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