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Want to test the latest New Ultimate bottle cage?

January 22nd, 2013

By Madcow

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Here at Fair Wheel Bikes we like to test most products before we add them to our catalog.  We get a lot of products to test and we cycle through them so that different people get a chance to use each one.  Once an item has been tested we usually move on to the next.  This means that we eventually end up with extra items that we are never sure what to do with.  A couple weeks ago we tried a test, we gave away a set of test Grooving Road Skewer through Facebook with the agreement that the winner would write a review.  That seems to have gone pretty smooth, but not everyone that wanted to participate had a Facebook account which made it difficult to enter.  Also it seems that we broke a few of Facebook’s rules.  So in an attempt to correct these issues, we’re going to try this next round differently. This time for recently added New Ultimate carbon water bottle cage.

Please read the following carefully before entering.

The randomly chosen reviewer will have to post a review on a popular cycling site within 30 days of receiving the item (weight weenies, roadbikereview, mountain bike review, bikeforums etc…) Reviews do not need to be positive, just honest. You will also be required to email us a link to your posted review.  Failure to do any of these will eliminate you from being chosen to review any future products.

These items we send out for review will most often be used.  Sometimes they may be new if we got multiples to test, or they may be only slightly used.  As second hand items they have no warranty or guarantees.

We ask that the reviewer after writing their review either keep and use the item and update his online review occasionally or pass it on to someone else at no charge with the requirement that they write a review somewhere.

To enter your name simply post a comment to this article.  While posting you will be asked for your email address, please use a correct address as this is how we will contact you.  (Be assured we will not sell your email address or use it to send spam.)

These cages are for use with road or mtb, so there are no restrictions on the type of suitable riding.

Additional entries can be attained by liking the FWB page on Facebook, and by sharing the Facebook post about this review contest on your Facebook page.

Finally, the drawing will take place Monday, January 28th.

109 Comments

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  1. gary Solomons #
    January 22, 2013

    Count me in!

  2. Karsten Walker #
    January 22, 2013

    I would like to test these cages. I post on a bunch of forums with a fairly high post count/contribution and have a good ability to describe technical capacities and function.

    Also, my bike is white and black so it makes sense.

  3. Shane Warburton #
    January 22, 2013

    I would love to test your products and write a review. Please contact me if this is possible.

    Thanks.

    Shane Warburton

  4. Jerry #
    January 22, 2013

    I’m in!

  5. Alex #
    January 22, 2013

    Finally, an opening in the carbon fiber water bottle cage testing industry. Thank youuuu Obamaaa.

  6. Joe Fasanello #
    January 22, 2013

    I’d like to enter for this product testing. FB page has been liked, and the post has also been shared.

  7. January 22, 2013

    Pick me! I’m really opinionated.

  8. James #
    January 22, 2013

    I would love to test product!

  9. Simon #
    January 22, 2013

    I like to enter

  10. Jack #
    January 22, 2013

    Pick me, Pick me!!! This is the next best thing to working for yall!

  11. Nick #
    January 22, 2013

    Count me in. I love testing bottle cages.

    Could these be the match made in heaven for the funky shaped and soft Purist Hydroflo bottles? Find out after the break.

  12. January 22, 2013

    Please count me in! Metal too or just plastic?

  13. Adam de #
    January 22, 2013

    I would love to test!!

  14. Blake #
    January 22, 2013

    I am in also!

  15. Phil #
    January 22, 2013

    Count me in too!

  16. Andrew #
    January 22, 2013

    I would love to test products, count me in!

  17. Michael #
    January 22, 2013

    Count me in. I’d like to test these cages.

  18. Tyler Rogers #
    January 22, 2013

    Count me in, i’d love a chance to do a review for you guys!

  19. Corey H #
    January 22, 2013

    I’d love to test these

  20. Neil Miller #
    January 22, 2013

    I’d be down!

  21. Josh R #
    January 22, 2013

    Count me in.

  22. Jon S #
    January 22, 2013

    Why not, sounds fun

  23. January 22, 2013

    Could be useful to check these out for my 10lb build. Thanks!

  24. Nick King #
    January 22, 2013

    These would be great to test!

  25. Scott #
    January 22, 2013

    Always interested in a chance to flex my thesaurus as well as my legs. Thanks again for the opportunity!

  26. January 22, 2013

    I am in on this! I even have the perfect road to test them on, it has eaten two of my bottles as they have bounced out of my current cages on the rough downhill.

  27. Todd Berger #
    January 22, 2013

    I’m in.

  28. Campbell Rae #
    January 22, 2013

    Count me in as well!

  29. Andrew #
    January 22, 2013

    I’m in.

  30. January 22, 2013

    I would love to test they for you. We have miles and miles of chip seal and potholes.

  31. David #
    January 22, 2013

    I’m in

  32. Chris #
    January 22, 2013

    It’s lighter than my nylon cage. But does this work better? Only one way to find out….

  33. Myles Peña #
    January 22, 2013

    Yes!

  34. Gentry Diaz #
    January 22, 2013

    It would be a privilege!

  35. Shawn Thompson #
    January 22, 2013

    Not only can I post a well written and detailed review, I have excellent photography skills and a couple high-end DSLR’s. Good Photos are always a great addition to a review.

    Thanks!.

  36. Matt staras #
    January 22, 2013

    I ride road, cross, and mtb. And, as you have it, I’m a bottle cage down and have been swapping a mandible between bikes.

  37. Brad #
    January 22, 2013

    Count me in!!

  38. Andrew Springer #
    January 22, 2013

    I would definitely like to begin reviewing various products for you.

  39. Velofreak #
    January 22, 2013

    Very good idea. Sing me up!!!

  40. January 22, 2013

    I could always afford a weight reduction and would love to help you guys out however possible.

  41. January 22, 2013

    I will give them a thorough testing on the paved, dirt and gravel roads here in Boulder and in the mountains.

  42. Colin R #
    January 22, 2013

    I’m in! Building a new road bike and these would look great on it!

  43. David Hill #
    January 22, 2013

    Sounds like fun. I’ve been planning on getting new cages anyway.

  44. mike #
    January 22, 2013

    please count me in as tester of these bottle cages. i’ve used numerous ones.

  45. Earl Gage #
    January 22, 2013

    I’m in!

  46. Drew #
    January 22, 2013

    I volunteer.

    It would start like this, “Private Bottle Cage, all you had to do is hold my bottle and sit tight. Simple right? Any half-brained excuse for carbon fibre could do that, right? Well bottle cage, how is it that you failed to do the one thing we asked of you? You ejected the bottle. Because of your actions, Privates Thomson and Eugene are in the hospital. Private Stute is facing lengthy treatment for gravel rash and I don’t want to think of the damage done to the 7 bikes your bottle brought down. What possible excuse could you have to drop the bottle Private? Tell me that.”

  47. Tong Yong Kun #
    January 22, 2013

    Me!

  48. Mickey #
    January 22, 2013

    sign me up.

  49. Ed J #
    January 22, 2013

    I’d love to test out some bottle cages. I’m pretty picky about them, so I’m sure to give an accurate review.

  50. paul #
    January 22, 2013

    please count me in

  51. Chris Pearson #
    January 22, 2013

    I would like to play.

  52. Gummee! #
    January 22, 2013

    Review? Sure! Sign me up.

    I missed reviewing skewers, so here’s hoping

  53. Brian #
    January 22, 2013

    Count me in, cool idea

  54. January 22, 2013

    Yup…

  55. Dan Diaz #
    January 22, 2013

    I’d be happy to put the cage through some abuse to see how it holds up.

  56. Jesse Walters #
    January 22, 2013

    I would love to try these cages I was about to purchase the older generation new ultimate cages but haven’t gotten to it yet I would love to review these. The older version were very light which is why the interest me. I have a trek project one and a moots RSL and want to put these on both bikes. My bikes currently have the (Bontrager RXL) on the trek, and the (King Titanium) on the Moots. I will offer to buy 2 of the 4 cages and post a review of the cages on my facebook page. I would buy black cages for the Trek, and White cages for the Moots, and post several pics.

  57. Alberto #
    January 22, 2013

    Count me in for reviews. I have done a number of review of other products online on several forums trying to be objective despite the large funds involved in testing something out of pocket.

  58. January 22, 2013

    I’m in!

  59. Brandon nie #
    January 22, 2013

    Im in

  60. Hari #
    January 22, 2013

    I’m happy to test anything and pass stuff on to clubmates.

  61. January 22, 2013

    Yes please!

  62. Eric #
    January 22, 2013

    I’ve killed emporelli cages, tune cages, btp cages, I’ll give them a shot!

  63. DrSmile #
    January 22, 2013

    I shall post a review on RBR. Thanks for not requiring facebook!

  64. Ken Austin #
    January 22, 2013

    Yeehaa,
    FWB rocks, count me in for round 2. :))

  65. Tommy Liao #
    January 22, 2013

    Party hard.

  66. patrick kelly #
    January 22, 2013

    I am actually using the older New Ultimate cages and would love to test the new ones and compare, so i am a perfect tester for this..LOL

  67. Ryan #
    January 23, 2013

    I just cracked one of my bottle cages, so I think I can test it properly :)

  68. Brady #
    January 23, 2013

    Lets do it.

  69. Sworcester #
    January 23, 2013

    I would love to try them

  70. Neal #
    January 23, 2013

    I’m down

  71. January 23, 2013

    I’d be in for this. Let’s do it.

  72. Viet Hoang #
    January 23, 2013

    I would love to try out these cages.

  73. j #
    January 23, 2013

    Count me in. I would love to test out road or mountain gear and I am on both RBR and MTBR. Can’t wait…

  74. marco #
    January 23, 2013

    Im interested in the test/! Also i send a friend request on fb

  75. Francis Stanbury #
    January 23, 2013

    I would be happy to share my thoughts on these cages

  76. Kevin Mathers #
    January 23, 2013

    I’m in. Pick me, pick me.

  77. ian #
    January 23, 2013

    Im in

  78. Jake Riddel #
    January 23, 2013

    I’m in.

  79. Matt #
    January 23, 2013

    Me too.

  80. Mark #
    January 23, 2013

    entry!

  81. Blair Douglas #
    January 23, 2013

    I would love to put these cages through there paces.

  82. Steven Tran #
    January 23, 2013

    Count me in, too.

  83. Alex #
    January 23, 2013

    Meee please!

  84. David Solorzano #
    January 23, 2013

    Love testing out products,count me in.

  85. Isaac King #
    January 23, 2013

    I’m in!

  86. January 23, 2013

    Would love to try out new products for you. Thx!!

  87. Dan #
    January 23, 2013

    count me in

  88. Nick Desmarais #
    January 23, 2013

    count me in as well!

  89. Will Powell #
    January 24, 2013

    I’m in, I would love to review some products related to cycling.

  90. Dennis Trop #
    January 24, 2013

    Count me in please.

  91. Strat #
    January 24, 2013

    If your willing to send it to Australia I’m keen!!

  92. Jim #
    January 24, 2013

    Great idea! Please include me.

  93. James #
    January 24, 2013

    Finally, I can test something out without having to worry about potential side effects.

  94. Daniel #
    January 25, 2013

    I’m on the look-out for the perfect bottle cage -- light, easy to insert bottle as well as remove, doesn’t dislodge, durable, price, looks good

  95. Brendan Montgomerie #
    January 25, 2013

    Will it chuck a bottle! I’m in, I will write a fair and thorough
    review, give me the thing!

  96. January 25, 2013

    Just call me your Test Pilot!!!

  97. Colby #
    January 25, 2013

    Saw your request for reviewers on rbr.com. Would like to be considered as a reviewer.

    cheers

  98. Lauren #
    January 25, 2013

    Count me in!

  99. TJ #
    January 25, 2013

    I’m in

  100. Chris Rishell #
    January 25, 2013

    I’m in. I already post up my opinions of parts I buy/try so why not make it more official!

  101. Andrew #
    January 26, 2013

    Love the idea. I am in please.

  102. Brian #
    January 26, 2013

    I’m for sure in!!!

  103. Hee Chul Lee #
    January 27, 2013

    Dear Fairwheel Bikes, As a repeat customer of numerous weight weenie products from your shop (extralite hubs, scrub rotors, Prologo C.One saddle, ax-lightness & Schwalbe handlebars, etc.), I strongly recommend and nominate Tim Travis, who is also a loyal customer of Fairwheel Bikes. If this bottle cage can get pass Tim w/o breaking, then I know this product is worthy of purchase. If you can’t mail it out to Korea, then I will be more than happy to accept it in the US on his behalf and mail it out to Tim at my expense for him to test the bottle cage. Best.

  104. Hee Chul Lee #
    January 28, 2013

    My initial entry disappeared. Why?

  105. January 28, 2013

    Winner has been randomly picked and emailed. If we don’t hear from him in a few days, we’ll choose another.

    Keep an eye on the blog for more review items shortly.

    Thanks to everyone.

  106. Bill #
    February 1, 2013

    Would love to yes these. Have a New Ultimate stem and love it.

  107. Rob Gammel #
    February 7, 2013

    I would love to test these, as NJ roads have a habit of ejecting bottles on me!

  108. February 24, 2013

    Being an ultra-marathon cyclist, I ride over 10,000 miles/year. I think I could give these cages a good test.
    Thank you.

  109. Oren #
    March 11, 2013

    Cool idea.

    will gladly test these :)

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