Profile Design HC Mount handlebar bottle cage review

Nifty fluid-carrying capability

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GBP £13.99 RRP | USD $22.21
Profile Design HC Mount

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A simple, inexpensive way to add extra fluid-carrying capability on your aero bike
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Profile Design’s HC Mount is a nifty way to carry enough fluid with you during a long time trial or triathlon. It consists of two aluminium crossbars that you attach above or below your aero bar extensions with zip ties, to which you then bolt a Profile Kage (the mount is also available without this). 


The crossbars are long enough to span extensions with a width separation of 130mm. We found it fairly easy to use, and with practice we could pull the bottle out of the cage and take a drink while still on the aerobars. The Kage is quite snug so you won’t lose your bottle if you hit a bump. 

One tip we’d recommend before mounting: wrap small pieces of rubber around your extensions where the zip ties go. This should prevent slippage and scratching of your bars. Also – and Profile do warn of this – we wouldn’t advise using it all the time as it’ll place extra stress on your bars.


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

Product Specifications


Name Handlebar bottle mount (12)
Brand Profile Design