Monday, May 7, 2012

Public Service Announcement - Hold on to Your Bottles

Every race season, countless crashes are caused by bouncing bidons.


With the Poolesville Road race this weekend, it's time to take off those fancy carbon cages, and install some cheap aluminum ones. Bend em a bit to make 'em extra snug.

Dropped bottles are bad enough, but somehow the idea of tossing your bottle at the end of the race persists as an acceptable practice in some minds. IT IS NOT. You'd have to be as skinny as "the next great American Climber" for 2oz. of plastic to hold you back.

Don't believe that it's dangerous? Check it:

Together, we can make a difference.

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