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Zipp Vulka Alumina BTA Mount
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My current setup is a standard Torpedo. I'd like to raise it just a little so that I can slide the bottle further back and over the stem. The Vulka looks like it would do the trick.

My only concern is the 10 miles of rough road I've been warned about at IMFL. Seems like the standard Torpedo velcro straps would absorb a bit of the vibration whereas the Vulka would be a tighter / stiffer connection to the bars and thus could take a beating. Just curious to know if anyone has experience using the Vulka riding rough surfaces and if there were any issues.
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Re: Zipp Vulka Alumina BTA Mount [wcb] [ In reply to ]
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These little aluminum cross bars will raise the bottle up to actually be between the arms (clearing your stem) and are a rock solid replacement for those velcro straps. While it shows a cage, the cage isn't included.





http://www.profile-design.com/product/hydration/hc-mount/
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Nice. Quite a bit cheaper too. Thx.

Looks like their pricing is backwards. $15 with a cage, $25 w/out.
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Re: Zipp Vulka Alumina BTA Mount [wcb] [ In reply to ]
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The Vuka BTA mount is the best BTA mount on the market. It just works perfectly. I had the XLAB Torpedo setup and when it rained, the straps would move. With the Zipp BTA, it will not move at all. Buy it, you will love it. I use mine with the TriSports mount and the XLAB Torpedo bottle

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Just saw this on a thread from back in May.


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Got several 100 mile rides on some really crappy roads no issues.

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Re: Zipp Vulka Alumina BTA Mount [wcb] [ In reply to ]
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This is my setup


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Re: Zipp Vulka Alumina BTA Mount [BryanD] [ In reply to ]
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Bummer from TriSports.


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Zipp has stopped production of the BTA Mount until further notice, but we are still accepting backorders.

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Oh, that's because of the recall they had on the Garmin mount. They had issues with the mount coming apart. Mine broke on a ride and my Garmin went bouncing down the street. It was ok, no scratches and Zipp sent me a new mount with better glue on it.

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Re: Zipp Vulka Alumina BTA Mount [BryanD] [ In reply to ]
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But your setup is exactly what I'm looking for. Higher and further back. Thanks.
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Re: Zipp Vulka Alumina BTA Mount [wcb] [ In reply to ]
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Wait for them to start producing it again. It's worth the wait

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Re: Zipp Vulka Alumina BTA Mount [BryanD] [ In reply to ]
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New Vuka BTAs should be coming at the end of the month. The computer mount interface is now attached with fasteners and it can be rotated 90 to accommodate Edge and Forerunner devices.

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Re: Zipp Vulka Alumina BTA Mount [waitebe] [ In reply to ]
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can I send mine back and pay a little extra for an upgrade? :)

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Last edited by: BryanD: Sep 4, 15 11:37
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Re: Zipp Vulka Alumina BTA Mount [dangle] [ In reply to ]
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dangle wrote:
These little aluminum cross bars will raise the bottle up to actually be between the arms (clearing your stem) and are a rock solid replacement for those velcro straps. While it shows a cage, the cage isn't included.





http://www.profile-design.com/product/hydration/hc-mount/



I use these crossbars with my Vulka Alumina Extensions. Rock solid, low cost, no issues.

For the Xlab, just add some zip ties if you are worried about it moving.


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Re: Zipp Vulka Alumina BTA Mount [waitebe] [ In reply to ]
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waitebe wrote:
New Vuka BTAs should be coming at the end of the month. The computer mount interface is now attached with fasteners and it can be rotated 90 to accommodate Edge and Forerunner devices.

Would be great if they could make something compatible with 3T bars (3T extensions are 80mm appart, and it seems like the current vuka bta only work for 90mm or more).
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Re: Zipp Vulka Alumina BTA Mount [TiP-X] [ In reply to ]
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Will flipping your clamps around so the hinge is inboard of your extensions work?
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Re: Zipp Vulka Alumina BTA Mount [durk onion] [ In reply to ]
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Hum, interesting idea.
I don't have one and I was just saying that based on the specs, but if someone can confirm it's possible to do, I'm interested!
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Re: Zipp Vulka Alumina BTA Mount [Titanflexr] [ In reply to ]
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I've used the PD mount for years with different cages. I trimmed the bars down, spray painted gloss enamel over the logos, some cut-off inner tubes around the extensions for a little shock-absorption and fix it with zip ties. Bomb-proof.
Excuse the dodgy pic - all i could find.


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Re: Zipp Vulka Alumina BTA Mount [BryanD] [ In reply to ]
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Just ordered mine from trisports today taking advantage of the 20% discount for Labor day. It is on back-order for now. I was wondering about the Zipp alumina mount. Sounds like they are making some nice improvements to it. Glad I decided to just place the order and wait.
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Re: Zipp Vulka Alumina BTA Mount [keqwow] [ In reply to ]
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Great choice! Your going to love it and it will look awesome on that Felt IA you're getting

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Re: Zipp Vulka Alumina BTA Mount [BryanD] [ In reply to ]
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I've have had this set up for a few years now, and still love it. Thanks for the advice! I was recommending it to a friend, but I soon realized you need the TriSports BTA Modification Bracket. The new TriSports company/website does not have it. Does anyone know if its possible to get one anywhere?
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Re: Zipp Vulka Alumina BTA Mount [bhagan] [ In reply to ]
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Nope. That was a custom TriSports mod.

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Re: Zipp Vulka Alumina BTA Mount [BryanD] [ In reply to ]
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Bummer. Thanks!
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Re: Zipp Vulka Alumina BTA Mount [bhagan] [ In reply to ]
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bhagan wrote:
Bummer. Thanks!
I think these could work in the same way as the now unavailable tri sport ones - https://www.wolftoothcomponents.com/...and-accessory-device

I’ve not tried it yet but I like the company and use their gear on my mountain bike.
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Does anyone know if the vuka BTA is compatible with the Speed Concept mono bar extensions? I don't know if Trek used a proprietary extension size or if it's the standard the vuka clips are made for.
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Re: Zipp Vulka Alumina BTA Mount [russomc] [ In reply to ]
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I do not have a speed concept but I have this BTA. It should work, it has some play for different sizes and seems like it could clamp to a few different diameter sizes if necessary.
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