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Old 06-09-19, 09:38 PM
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Originally Posted by Spoonrobot View Post
Neat bike, the downtube bottle clearance reminded me of this story from Dave Moulton: Dave Moulton's Blog - Dave Moulton's Bike Blog - 1970s TT Bike
Funny link! In the article he talks about the frame that folded because the braking flexed the tire into the downtube. Today I mounted the rack and went for a ride and noticed the rear brake rubbing afterward. Turns out the rack was forcing the rear dropouts inward just enough for the rotor to rub. I put a spacer in and all's well.

That bottle is big but there is about 3/4 inch clearance. I may go to a 1L instead or maybe one of those Clean Canteen 32 ouncers. I don't look forward to the crud on the bottle lid.

https://www.mec.ca/en/product/5058-0...l-Bottle-1-18L
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