Ever took out your breach cruiser for an afternoon drive to relax and instead, got frustrated because your favorite drink, which you took along, kept spilling? That could be because your bike cup holder keeps tipping and doesn’t stay in one place. Well, if that is the case, then it is time for you to spend some time and get yourself a nice and sturdy cup holder!! Although it isn’t a big investment, but when you spend about $25 on something, you definitely don’t want to replace it just after a couple of trips on your bike. So, you should make sure that you go for something both convenient and dependable.
The metal and plastic cup holders are the cheapest ones available, designed to hold you drinking mug in place. But, as they are made of inexpensive materials, they tend to break every easily. So, the advice to you is that you avoid such models; for they are definitely not worth your money.
A lot of varieties are available in the handle bar models of the bike cup holders. Apart from being broadly priced, they vary a lot even in their design. Such type of cup holders fasten to the handlebars of your bike and the drinking cup sits in them on top of the bars. These cup holders have a few advantages like an insulation, which helps to retain your hot or cold drink for a longer time. Different colors are available for these models, allowing you to pick one that matches with the color of your bike.
The most reliable bike cup holders fasten to the handlebars, but they hold the cup in conjunction with the handlebars rather than on top of them. These high quality cup holders will be made of hard plastic and fastened with metal screws. They are very easy to fix and also do not interfere with the handlebars, in case you want to install a bell or basket.
These bike cup holders provide an adjustable strap that secures a variety of cup sizes. In addition to that, a bottom plate is provided that holds the drink from spilling out. Also, it is very convenient to take the cup out of the cup holder and place it back because of the easy design of the cup holder. This style is therefore, usually recommended for its strength and ease of installation. The major advantage of this style is its pricing. Available at less than $20, these cup holders are available in almost every bike cruiser store.