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I always thought you have to be a 'winger or Harley owner old fart to even consider one, but as I get older and finally got modular helmet with Bluetooth and unlimited Pandora I am slowly warming up to idea. Especially after my spill proof cup with work coffee made a mess in top case.

Any Stromtrooper with one? Opinions welcome.
 

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I have a cup-holder on my Wee-Strom. It's nothing fancy, just a stainless steel shell made from a large coffee cup, screwed to a tough plastic clamp for a garden hose. I have a tough zap-strap going around the holder and the left mirror, and my cup stays aboard in all conditions. I grab the mug in my left hand, thumb the lid open if it's closed, and sip my coffee, then close the lid and put the cup back.

I like to ride about 500 miles or 800 kilometers in a day, and I would like the ride much less without coffee at hand.
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I always thought you have to be a 'winger or Harley owner old fart to even consider one
Cross out winger or Harley owner and concentrate on the old fart part here. . . :grin2: I too have come to enjoy my java later in life, but this just doesn't seem right. It's bad enough I need to wear bifocals just to see how fast I'm going.
 

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A cup holder was one of the first "necessities" I put on my Wee.
Actually a cup holder on the bars and a bottle holder on the engine bars.
I LIKE MY LIQUIDS. Old geezer I am.
 

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I don't have one, but only because I wear a full face helmet. There are definitely times where a cup of coffee on the bike would be awesome. I suppose I could use a straw, but there's a part of me that just can't accept a sippy cup on my bike.
 

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Here you go ..ram mounts are your friend

 

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I don't have one, but only because I wear a full face helmet. There are definitely times where a cup of coffee on the bike would be awesome. I suppose I could use a straw, but there's a part of me that just can't accept a sippy cup on my bike.
I have also been considering a cup holder even thought I wear a full face helmet. There is a nice coffee shop up the road from work, and I haven't been there since I've been commuting via motorcycle...can't seem to transport the cup from the coffee shop to the office. So, I may add one just for temporary coffee cargo purposes. This would expand my mounting possibilities, since it wouldn't need to be within reach while under way.
 

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Thanks guys it is all like group therapy I've been eyeing one on Amazon for ~$15

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I had a gimbled cup holder on my '78 BMW 800. " I was so much older then, I'm younger than that now!"
Welcome to Geezerhood!
i just stick the water bladder in the tank bag now.
 

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I have one and I did buy s modular helmet so I could grab a drink of water when needed. I had one on my Harley before I sold it but now just have my 09 DL650, the Rekluse clutch I put on this year allows me to grab a drink at the stop sign while still in gear and take off without using the clutch lever!


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Cup holder? You blokes have got to be kidding!

Now I understand why the shopping trolleys in the US have cupholders. I laughed out loud when I first saw them. I haven't changed my opinion.
 

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I,ve tried to imagine using a cupholder on any bike... I cant. it just wont compute! however I wont knock it (actually I probably will make jokes about them though) - I just cant imaging wanting to drink from a cup whilst riding - at least not on the roads we ride on ;)
I previously thought "Camel backs" were a unnecessary wank, but bought a cheapy (for adv rides) and LOVE it! no stopping and fiddling with tank bag zipper or ltop box lock, getting out water bottle, gloves and helmet off... Just stick the hose up the helmet and have a bite and a slurp on the go! certainly encourages me to drink more water and importantly- avoid dehydration ;) the camel back however does hold 2 litres and is already cold..several hours of hydration. Unlike a cup off coffee that has a "lifespan" in an insulated cup of 15 minutes and is likely to only be 300-400mls.
Each to their own! :)
(I wonder if there is a Ram Mount Spectacle holder.....)
 
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Cup holder? You blokes have got to be kidding!

Now I understand why the shopping trolleys in the US have cupholders. I laughed out loud when I first saw them. I haven't changed my opinion.
Do you think you understand now why we call rolling family rooms SUV and flying gold wing and Electra glide sofas motorcycle?
 

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I have also been considering a cup holder even thought I wear a full face helmet. There is a nice coffee shop up the road from work, and I haven't been there since I've been commuting via motorcycle...can't seem to transport to cup from the coffee shop to the office. So, I may add one just for temporary coffee cargo purposes. This would expand my mounting possibilities, since it wouldn't need to be within reach while under way.


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I carry a Camelbak Podium squirt water bottle in my tank bag.
same thing I use - easier to access in the cup holder tho ...lift and squirt. Some people are taking "cup" ...too literally.

That black one fits 750 ml really well.
 

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I have a RAM mount cup holder that is positioned near my instruments. It can get in the way if I don't have it positioned just right. It is currently mounted on a ram ball attached to Richland Rick's mirror extenders. It works pretty good and is of course, adjustable.

I don't see what the problem is with the cup holder. I do put CUPS in there and actually rarely a bottle. (A bottle I can just put in my tank bag.) My cups usually have lids from a typical restaurant that offers such.
 

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"Rekluse clutch"

Well, ain't that just a neat idea. Local shop is on the list of dealers too.
What I really dislike is that so many manufacturers, Rekluse included, don't list a price openly and up front.
If you make a product, proudly and honestly display the price in bold type.
 
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