Arundel Tri Clamp and Dave-O bottle cages review

Seat clamp mounted bottle cages

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
GBP £115.00 RRP | USD $179.00
Arundel Tri Clamp and Dave-O bottle cages

Our review

Brilliant, lightweight bottle cages matched to a clever, sturdy seat clamp design
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The Tri Clamp is constructed from reinforced nylon and shaped into a tapered jaw that can be mounted onto round or aero seat posts. 


It’s been wisely designed to angle backwards so the bottles point away from your saddle, which makes them easier to retrieve and less likely to jump out when you’re going over bumps. 

It’s not just for bottles though, as the clamp also has threaded mounts for CO2 cartridges for roadside puncture repairs.

Two Dave-O bottle cages partner the clamp, and these are truly impressive. Despite only weighing 30g each, the cages are very rigid. They’re also slightly narrower than a typical water bottle, so when you push one in it’s tenaciously gripped, even when it’s empty. 

The Tri Clamp itself is reassuringly sturdy but being a little over 6cm deep can make fitting it to a small frame tricky.

Overall the Tri Clamp is one of the most robust we’ve seen, with a well thought out shape. Providing it will fit your bike, it’s a great option. 

The bottle cages, however, are quite possibly the best we’ve ever tested.


This article was originally published in Triathlon Plus magazine, available on Zinio.

Product Specifications


Name Tri Clamp + Dave-O bottle cages
Brand Arundel

Description Cage: 30g each, Tri clamp: 155g