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Any suggestions for water bottle cage mounts on the back of this ICE trike seat?

I can't remember what I tried before, but it SUCKED. And I don't use bladders.
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Right on Curtis,

I make a light canvas pouch in colors to match the bent. They're lined with 3/16" insulation foam and have a bubble wrap bag that the hydration pack fits into. The insulation foam hasn't been installed on the bent in this image.

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-IZkmtt0auL4/VMQZi5NF9DI/AAAAAAAAGY8/vH3ktRmOdJY/w793-h595-no/15%2B-%2B2

When the bag is in the pouch and filled, the pouch is smooth. The hose runs down the underside of the seat to the front hook & loop seat pad strap. It's out of the way and easy to access. The hydration pack is accessed through a pair of zippers on the top for easy filling.
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Trikes Gettin' Ready to Roll

trikes gettin' ready to roll!

http://youtu.be/j0a1d9V_9js

I was strung out on Bikes
And Upright was my thing
I dug Trek, I dug Brooks
Any traditional thing

But I ran into a friend
Who told me there was so much more
Find the void that you missed
There is plenty to explore

Trikes getting ready to roll
Trikes getting ready to roll
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+Oliver Brandmüller I read that when I looked it up on Wikipedia! It's quite a historical tower at that. 
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Nice to see Evil Grasshopper from Bug's Life working again
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Is it The Enigma who plays the part?
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Recumbent Trikes & Wheelchairs

as a 'bent rider I feel a kinship with people who use wheelchairs

Rolling along the Greenway today on my trike, I happened upon about a hundred school kids marching along from a playground back to their grade school. They were in a neat well-tended line. Kids dig the trike, so I got enthusiastic comments as I pedaled by.

At the front of the line, I saw a kid in a wheelchair leading the parade. I gave him a wave and a thumbs up as I passed and heard him cheer.

My recumbent grin got huger.
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Indeed. I ride with a double amputee hand trike rider about three times a year.

I look on these as mercy rides.

Meaning he slows down for me out of mercy so we can ride together.
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Errands are so much more fun by bike

grocery store, liquor store, coffee roaster and post office

all by my nippy little folder on a brisk blue sky day, cold enough for long sleeves and wool vest
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What Is Your Favorite Tiny Tim Song?

this is mine

+Steve Mays could do this proud.
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But but but
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Any suggestions for water bottle cage mounts on the back of this ICE trike seat?

I can't remember what I tried before, but it SUCKED. And I don't use bladders.
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Two Fish strap on bottle cage or a Camelbak Unbottle.
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Cop Confuser Rides Proud

"Is that thing registered?"
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+Curtis Wenzel I agree. Lot's of attitude on both sides. It seems he was prepared to teach but couldn't deal with the fact that the officer wasn't that interested in learning. Apparently not a "teachable moment"!
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Keep writing like this stuff here and I'll be with you.

It is wonderful to pedal through life's seventh decade.
     More than sixty years ago I learned how to ride a bicycle.  It seems like yesterday when my father removed the training wheels from my first bike.  I remember it vividly.  Over the years between children and family, ther...
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Next time I'm in Chicago (my MIL, who I avoid mostly, lives there) I'll bring my folder.
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Recumbent Trikes & Wheelchairs

as a 'bent rider I feel a kinship with people who use wheelchairs

Rolling along the Greenway today on my trike, I happened upon about a hundred school kids marching along from a playground back to their grade school. They were in a neat well-tended line. Kids dig the trike, so I got enthusiastic comments as I pedaled by.

At the front of the line, I saw a kid in a wheelchair leading the parade. I gave him a wave and a thumbs up as I passed and heard him cheer.

My recumbent grin got huger.
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Fairing's Off For Summer!

Off for summer
Off till fall
might not go back on at all

Fairing's off forever
Fairing's off for summer
Fairing's off with fever
Fairing's off completely
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No charge... No fare at all!
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My three favorite American Tin Pan Alley songwriters?

Yip Harburg
Hoagy Charmichael
Tom Waits


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got to stretch out to the fringes a bit more, Curtis. I know lots of folks who write in the style(s) of TPA. like ... me for instance.

http://snakesuspenderz.bandcamp.com/track/20th-century-fads
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