Vincero Design Magnetic Water Bottle System Review

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Reviewed by Brian Mullin http://www.gramslightbikes.com/

Occasionally, something a bit different, unique and intriguing comes along in the bike world, and one of that is the Vincero Design magnetic water bottle system. The system is comprised of a water bottle with a slot (female) on one side that has an embedded magnet, and it mates to a magnetized rail mount (male) which is attached via the water bottle bosses to the bike. The slot and the rail align with each other, and the strong magnetic pair keeps the bottle securely attached.

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Vincero Design is located in Boulder, Colorado, and they have been designing and building products since 2008, and they are obviously a bunch of engineers, techno weenies and bike geeks. The system I tested, consisted of the edge 16 rail mount, and the s24 water bottle.

Installation
The installation of the system was simple, just attach the rail mount to the water bottle bosses with the mount’s wedge pointing down. Fill up the water bottle, and mate the bottle slot and rail mount, and it’s ready to go. I found that it was a tight fit matching up the mount’s holes with my bike water bottle bosses, and there wasn’t much wiggle room.

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About the author: Brian Mullin

Brian has been part of the Mtbr team since 2007, where he has become an integral member of the review and test staff, specializing in technical articles. He likes to push the limits in all the sports he obsesses in, whether it's mountain biking, whitewater kayaking, extreme skiing, or sport climbing. He takes those same strengths and a good dose of insanity to his reviewing and writing on mountain biking products, creating technical, in-depth and hyperbolic articles. Whenever he's not on the bike, he might be found watching MotoGP racing, otherwise look for him out on extremely technical singletrack.


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  • Jim C. says:

    That’s pretty cool. Well thought out trick little product that’s practical. Not sure if I’ll get one right away but would certainly be a fun gift for someone.

  • Yev says:

    Is that magnet strong enough to keep full bottle on a trail (say rocky XCM race)? And what about putting bottle back into place with one hand while handling with another and looking on the road? But maybe road cyclists would get one, if weight will be okay for them :)

  • Brian Mullin says:

    Yes, the magnet is pretty freakin’ strong. Not sure about the roadie move, but it becomes real easy to slop it into place as long as you get it close?

  • Steve says:

    I had an early edition of the Vincero system that was horrendous. I literally couldn’t ride more than a couple hundred yards w/out the bottle popping out on very minor bumps. I hear they made the magnet stronger, but my initial experience was very poor, unfortunately.

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