These cages are based on an old French design from the '40s or early '50s. In our estimation they are the best looking bottle cage of all time.
The Retro is a regular one-handed cage; you insert the bottle just like in any other cage, but it holds the bottle very securely due to the spring-like shape. You can spread the cage for an oversized bottle, or squeeze the cage inward for a better fit with (for instance) a metal water bottle.
Retro cages are made by hand from a single length of 3mm stainless steel rod, and then electro-polished. If you examine it closely from all angles you'll see that it is, indeed, hand made.
This is "Type I", with no tab, which is the traditional design. This style is preferred when using taller, metal water bottles such as the 27oz Klean Kanteen.
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I wanted to buy a retro bottle cage for the repurposed 10 speed my daughter jets around Brooklyn on and this proved to be just the ticket, especially paired with your beautiful machined hinged water bottle cage clamps. Thanks!
This cage works perfectly and I love the minimalist looks
I have one of these on both of my most ridden bikes. It's great for taking my metal water bottle to work and I've used it a time or two to transport beverages home that I don't have room for in my bike bag. No reason to worry about them flying off as I'm riding home. It also looks good!
My Klean Kanteen fits perfectly!
This cage is perfect because I holds tightly different size containers. I use it for my regular water bottle and sometime my Klean Kanteen TK wide coffee mug. So worth it. Thanks Velo Orange!!!