Tallac Kargo Cage

Tallac is a cool little company based in San Diego, California which specializes in frame-mounted carrying systems and locks. Company founder Allen Young tells me that their Behold is 100% made in the USA–the bags are made in Orange County and the wire cages are from Chicago. My favorite product is the Kargo Cage, a very elegant solution which is made by Ron Andrews at King Cage. You can order the Kargo Cage from Amazon or from King.

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King Stainless Steel Bottle Cages

Without a doubt the best water bottle cages money can buy are made in Durango, Colorado by Ron Andrews of King Cage. He started building bottle cages out of titanium back in 1991 while working for One Off Titanium. He introduced the stainless steel cages in 1996 and I run them on most of my bikes (pictured on my Ritchey and Soulcraft in the pics below). Get a King cage next time you need bottle cages–they are $18 for stainless and $60 if you want to splurge for ti–shipped right from Ron’s garage, where he welds about 100 per day. They look great, won’t mark up your bottles and they last forever.

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