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Hi, I'm in AZ and have a condition that I need to drink a lot. So, a cup holder is a must. I already have a camelback, so I've got water covered. Just need some think that can fit a large diameter bottle/cup. Any help would be appreciated.
 

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GK13 said:
Hi, I'm in AZ and have a condition that I need to drink a lot. So, a cup holder is a must. I already have a camelback, so I've got water covered. Just need some think that can fit a large diameter bottle/cup. Any help would be appreciated.

What are you riding? I came up with a very easy (and cheap) solution for the 400 model. You can see that here: http://2smallerwheels.blogspot.com/2012 ... -best.html. There is also a video about another solution for the 650 on the site as well.

Finally I have to give a shout out to the great Burgmanbrothers.com site for there cup holder as well. http://burgmanbrothers.com/farkles.html
 

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Hey, sorry. I'm on a 2003 400. And thanks for the links. Only problem is that I need something that can hold like a 52ounce drink. I have a condition called insipidus. It's where I need to drink TONS of water and other things to drink.
 

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This is what I've done.

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I think it may do what you want, if the bottom part of the large drink you have in mind has a smaller bottom section. Here's a link giving more info on this mod: http://burgmanusa.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=26&t=60537. This DIY tunnel bag with drink holder has worked great for me :thumbup:
 

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GK13 said:
Hey, sorry. I'm on a 2003 400. And thanks for the links. Only problem is that I need something that can hold like a 52ounce drink. I have a condition called insipidus. It's where I need to drink TONS of water and other things to drink.
I think that a very simple solution for your problem may be to just get a normal size cup holder and keep a large water bag ( we used to use them when we went tent camping) and keep it in the trunk under your seat.!!!
 

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Hi, I'm in AZ and have a condition that I need to drink a lot. So, a cup holder is a must. I already have a camelback, so I've got water covered. Just need some think that can fit a large diameter bottle/cup. Any help would be appreciated.

How much water does a camelback hold? I understand with your medical condition you need to drink a lot of water but itt looks like it's going to be a combination of solutions instead of one simple one.

The only other solution I can think of is lots of breaks but that's not fun either. :?
 

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Mine holds two liters. I just want to be able to stop at a gas station, get a large drink, and have it with me on the bike.
 

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viewtopic.php?f=6&t=34457&p=325665&hilit=+walmart+cupholder+#p325665

I have this cup holder that I strap on anytime I go on a trip. It will hold 2 32 oz drinks easily. I have also used a 32 oz empty cup, then put a 64 oz cup into the 32 oz cup. The 64 oz cups have a bottom that is too big for this cupholder, but will slide about 3/4 of the way into the 64 oz cup. This has worked well for me, and is an easy add on that requires no installation, and can be removed for short trips.

Here is another option:

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Stroll-Air-St ... k/14123548
 

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I'm sure this water bottle problem has been solved by now but I just wanted to say I think Scooter_maniac is on to something with that bag!
 

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I went with a very cheap option: I got a water bottle holder for a bicycle. Then I took a plastic putty knife and bent it (using heat) to a 90 degree angle. Drilled two holes in the wide part of the knife to line up with the brake fluid reservoir screws, and used a couple of bolts and zip ties to attach the water bottle holder to it Works great and cost me all of about $6.
 

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Someone emailed me about the cupholder bracket, but did not leave any contact info. My dad is moving today and will not be checking email till end of the week.
 

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Renegade1978 said:
I went with a very cheap option: I got a water bottle holder for a bicycle. Then I took a plastic putty knife and bent it (using heat) to a 90 degree angle. Drilled two holes in the wide part of the knife to line up with the brake fluid reservoir screws, and used a couple of bolts and zip ties to attach the water bottle holder to it Works great and cost me all of about $6.
Sounds like tomorrows project, thank you :thumbup:
 

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GK13 said:
Hi, I'm in AZ and have a condition that I need to drink a lot. So, a cup holder is a must. I already have a camelback, so I've got water covered. Just need some think that can fit a large diameter bottle/cup. Any help would be appreciated.
GK, I too take some medication, that by design, dries you up. Although not as cheap as the others mentioned, I've installed the Ram Mount cup holder. The Ram mount is modular and you can mount various devices. A piece, with a ball, mounts on top of the brake fluid reservoir. The cup holder itself comes with a rubber-foam insulator, its gimballed, and has a cut out for a cup handle. I use a stainless 24 oz Thermos Hydration bottle. The trouble I had, was the bottle caused it to be top heavy. I've drilled some small holes around the bottom, and have attached some lead fishing "sinkers', as a counter balance. It works great. The bottle claims it will keep drinks cold for 18 hours. I put ice cubes in mine, then fill it with water. Its always cold, even with the sun beating on the outside surface of the bottle, causing that the fell hot. I live in FL and it works for me.
 

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I am from Texas & I ride a lot in 100 ++ temps. I have a 2 liter camel back from Wal Mart I got for say $ 25. I got the one with the gel stuff inside & a coed/foam insulated sip-hose. The night before I ride in heatI fill it albost totally full & lay it flat in the freezer. Next morning its perfect. When you finish your drink blow back through the sip hose to return the H20 to the bag so your next drink will be cold from the start. I drape onw strap over each handlebar to the inside of the brake fluid holders & let the hose hang to pick up when thirsty. The cup holder is also from walmart in the cycle section.It is made for ATV 4x4's. It's supposed to only hold cole cans or bottles but cut it off just below the big top ring & it holds 32 & 44 oz tapered cups . It comes with a clamp bracket, but I only use the top arm & used black wire ties creatively stressed to hold it to the top of the brake-fluid holder-tank. No one has said anything negative about the install. I also looked on line at cooling vests for use by construction workers & infantrymen . They have a lot of different price ranges but I got the one for about $40. something. Its quilted material that you saturate in the sink& put it on pretty wet. I know,yuk,but you'll soon forget it when you are riding with the wind! Ti is kind of like those comforters tour wife has to put in the dryer 3 or 4 times,but is very light & unobtrusive. How long will your scooter go before you need to stop for Gas? Well, that's about how long before you saturate it again in the station bathroom. They say it'll go up to 5 hours, but I've never had to wait that long to find water.I've been a diabetic on insulin since 1976 & diabetics need hydration & cooler temps than some folks. I've Never used tobacco in any form & have 5 stints from 5 heart attacks. I'm 64 & I told our preacher that when they pull me off that tree & get the bark out of my mouth, a cuss word may pop out that I didn't get said, BUT,There WILL be a Big Ole Texas Smile On My Lips! The Don:D:D
 

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