Naturally today had to be the day I decided to do another one of those graceful failure-to-clip-out falls on my side. What a klutz. I ended up laying on the asphalt with the contents of my aerobottle spilled all around me. Fortunately it was just water.
I only went 36 miles with them - there were some fairly strong winds and in the colder temperatures today (about 40*F) I got pretty tuckered out battling them.
Somewhere along the way - probably in shipment to or from Florida - BOTH of Buttercup's aluminum water bottle cages behind the seat got broken. I think I'm going to just remove the whole apparatus. I don't really need to carry that much fluid with me until the hot-weather rides next summer. I still have the aerobottle and one bottle cage on the down tube. Who needs that extra little bit of drag? Besides, one of my online buddies said, "Take 'em off, they look geeky when training."
God forbid I should look geeky when I'm tipping over sideways at a standstill on my bike.