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I had this one which worked reasonably well -

http://www.amazon.com/Rider-Motorcycle-Holder-Barefoot-Willies/dp/B004H2KTJE

But coming back from the Mountains Friday it broke and went flying down the Interstate behind me. The plate that attaches it to the Wing is way too flimsy. I knew this when I installed it 6 months ago but 6 months isn't long enough for something like this to last.

I have a Bike Butler but find it too much trouble to use and clean on the road. It's also a little bigger than I would like.

So what's your favorite?
 

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I use one of these



http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/HONDA-GOLDWING-MOTORCYCLE-DRINK-CUP-HOLDER-2WAY-SWIVEL-/370098970553?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item562b9e1fb9

but i didn't like the clamp. I could never get it tight enough not to move. I finally cut the clamp part in half and used two hose clamps with some rubber striping wrapped around the handle bar. It doesn't move now and it will hold different size cups and water bottles. It is deep enough to hold some of the larger water bottles with out "tumbling" them out. The old bike buoy I had would dump anything out but a pop can.
 

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I got this cup holder, it's Ok but they made it so it swivels and with a full 16oz. bottle it would try to tip over. I took off the pivot and bolted it solid, saw no need for it to pivot anyway. Another thing, the liner that came with it was too big, it overlapped so I cut it down, mistake, it shrank to where it would have fit perfectly, now it has a gap.


http://www.cyclemaxohio.com/inc/sdetail/76/14386
 

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Minimac, I have exactly the same thing on my "83 Interstate, only bolted to the right side of the fairing. It works very well, but I have to cut a couple of inches from most straws or they get bent if I turn the handlebar all the way to the right.
 

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I have a Kuryakyn stainless steel cup and cup holder. I really enjoy it. Looks great and really keeps the water cool for awhile and the coffee hot!!
 

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I have one of these...

http://wingstuff.com/pgroup_detail/2772_big_boy_universal_drink_holder

I like it but I did learn you have to reinforce the rivets if you want your full size stainless steel thermal mug loaded with coffee to not go off on it's own down the freeway still strapped to the attachment piece and the rod still sitting in the holder.

I like it's adaptability to most containers and I like that it is not rigid so when you brush against it, it will move out of the way.

It's not a bad system but it is a little hard to hit the base with the rod attachment in the dark sometimes. Needs another LED, I guess. :action:
 

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I use a holder made by drink2go(drink2go.net). They're versatile, will mount most anywhere and inexpensive. If you're looking for bling it isn't for you but for a basic cup holder I've been pleased.
 

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I have 2 like Azwngr. One on drivers left handlebar and one on the rear arm rest. Have had them all year and LOVE THEM! We use the heck out of them.
 

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Minimac wrote:
This is what was on my bike when I bought it. It is bolted onto the left side(below the snap pocket) just above the vent thingy. It folds up and out of the way when not in use and fits 20 oz.soda/water bottles as well as almost all coffee cups.


http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1-ADJUSTABLE-BLACK-FOLDING-CUP-HOLDER-CAR-TRUCK-BOAT-/140444760737?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item20b328faa1
Just what I have been looking for. Just ordered.

It appears to have a glue surface? did you use nuts and bolts?
 

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Fritz_The_Cat wrote:
Found this one in my search. I could use it for other Ram Mount stuff when not using the cup holder. Question is, how well does it work as a cup holder.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0036G5ESI/
I use this one Fritz. I like that you can remove the cup holder from the ball, and that you can use the ball to attach other RAM products. The clutch mount looks way better than the u-bolt over the handlebar. MountGuys will let you pick the length of the arm that holds the cup holder, too.

http://www.mountguys.com/product_p/ram-b-174-132u.htm


The cup holder works well. It is designed for cans with the foam insulator. I use an insulated mug with a snap-close lid to drink coffee. The foam doesn't line up, so I bought a thinner foam insert. Together they work well. I bought both at WalMart. The mug was $8 and the foam was like a buck. They were right next to each other in the automotive section. The trick is the mug. With any cup with an open sip type top, a large bump results in coffee splattered all over the inside of your windshield.


If you use this cup holder with a tall water bottle and no insulator to keep it balanced in the middle, the water bottle will tip and fall out. Keep it in the middle and it leans with the bike.


Here is the mug:

http://www.shopbubba.com/p-141-bubba-16-oz-hero-bottle-classic-black.aspx
 

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I use a bottle holder from a bike it works for me
 

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I use a bottle holder from a bike it works for me
 

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I mostly use my cup holder for store bought Gatorade bottles. I prefer those with the cap you drink through and usually carry an empty one just in case I stop somewhere and they don't have them. Also, the 32oz. bottles are great to refill the smaller 16oz. (or 20oz. whichever it may be) sippin' cap top bottles. I would probably have to fine a thin wall foam insert to use the Ramount holder with my preferred Gatorade bottle. But I'd like to find one deep enough so that the bottle doesn't fall or jump out on me.

And yes, drink splashing out when you hit a pot hole is a problem. Darn, I hate when that happens.
 

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Fritz_The_Cat wrote:
I mostly use my cup holder for store bought Gatorade bottles. I prefer those with the cap you drink through and usually carry an empty one just in case I stop somewhere and they don't have them. Also, the 32oz. bottles are great to refill the smaller 16oz. (or 20oz. whichever it may be) sippin' cap top bottles. I would probably have to fine a thin wall foam insert to use the Ramount holder with my preferred Gatorade bottle. But I'd like to find one deep enough so that the bottle doesn't fall or jump out on me.

And yes, drink splashing out when you hit a pot hole is a problem. Darn, I hate when that happens.
That's why I like the ones in my link. He sellscan ones on ebay, but will make them to your specs. Mine are designed to fit both the Camelbak bottle and an insulated Nissan Thermos I use.
 
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