Blackburn Slick Cage $14.95
Light on the bike and the wallet
Ultra-light, ultra-tough, and ultra-wallet-friendly. We'd be willing to bet that the Blackburn Slick Cage is the only thing on your bike that shares these three qualities.
Reviews & Community
don't put it on your dogma F8
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
These are an adequate cage to get you by, they are light, but on the flimsy side. They aren't going to break on you, hey are just not as solid as a more expensive cage. It's the old saying you get what you pay for. I bought these as a back up set and use them on a cross bike, if I was more serious about cross I'd probably upgrade.
Super lightweight; holds bottles well
- Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
Your bottles won't fall out with these cages. They aren't the most stylish cages, and they certainly aren't going to impress your friends. But if you aren't too concerned about looking PRO, you'll still get the featherweight benefit that people pay tons more for carbon cages to get, and have money left over for gear that actually matters for performance.
These may not last as long as machined aluminum or carbon cages, but you can buy five of them for the price of one carbon cage, so you do the math.
Great value. Lots of colors to match your frame. No brainer.
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
I know it can be scary to buy something so cheap for our beautiful expensive bikes. But I have these cages is black and have used the same two cages for the past 3 years and have never had a problem. I've used them in every kind of road race there is. Plus, they are super light! You can barely find Carbon cages this light. Honestly, as long as they keep making this cage I will buy/recommend them.
light, but flimsy and weak
I bought two of these recently. The first broke after one ride. The other lasted 250 miles before it was so cracked and wobbly I couldn't trust it. Don't waste your money. I bought two Elite custom race cages and they are waaaaay better and I got them at a great price.