American company RavX isn’t among the most well-known manufacturers when it comes to bottle cages, yet its Beta X model competes handsomely in the full-carbon bottle cage market.
With an actual weight of 26 grams, the Beta X’s weight is comparable to that of
The Beta X performed flawlessly throughout our test. While slender in design, the cage provided a firm grip on full 750ml bottles, preventing unwanted vibration noises or the loss of precious drinks containers.
In fact, this tester broke his elbow in a medium-speed crash while using the cages, but didn’t lose a single bottle throughout the test. Bones might let you down, but the Beta X didn’t fail us.
Where the Beta X sets itself apart from many offerings is in the style department. While many manufacturers have opted for the full-carbon look, Ravx has produced a range of nine two-tone colour schemes. These include a mix of either red, blue or white on carbon or two shades of the same colour like yellow, pink and grey – so you can integrate the cage into your rig’s colour scheme.
|Name||Beta X carbon bottle cage (10)|
|Description||Available colours: Split red/carbon (tested), split blue/carbon, split white/carbon, red, blue, silver, yellow, pink, white.|
|Features||* Semi-tubular arms grip bottle firmly * Top hook bottle retainer * Super lightweight * Fits most bottles * Mounting hardware included|