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Elizabeth Tracy
(mariposa) - M

Locale: Outside
Water bottles on 05/24/2010 21:17:52 MDT Print View

I've always used plastic water bottles (now I'll use BPA-free only), but have wondered if aluminum or some other material is lighter.

Does aluminum clang around too much in the bottle cage? Is there an alumimum bike bottle that has a large capacity (28-30 oz. or even more)? Is there one with ridges, to make it easier to hold?

Thanks...

Anton S
(maelgwn) - F

Locale: Flinders Ranges, South Australia
re:BPA on 05/29/2010 06:29:13 MDT Print View

The BPA thing is urban legend.

http://www.bushwalking.org.au/FAQ/FAQ_Ultralightweight.htm#Water

http://www.snopes.com/medical/toxins/plasticbottles.asp

Stick to the cheap plastic bottles that are super light and you are not worried if you loose them.