We’ve seen hip flask cages, we’ve seen top tube-mounted wine bottles, but we’ve never seen this: an adventure bike that can swallow nearly a whole 750ml bottle of Scotch within its down tube.
The perfect reward for a long day in the saddle once you’ve built the campfire, the idea was made reality by UK bike builder Moss Bikes, which brought it along to last week’s Bespoked handmade bike show in Bristol.
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Here’s where the whisky goes in
Named the Spitfire CX, the bike is made from stainless steel Reynolds 921 tubing, which was fillet brazed rather than the more usual micro TIG welding.
To add the whisky (or other spirit), you remove the two stoppers from the top of the downtube, pour it (carefully) using a funnel into one of the holes – the other hole enables air to be displaced. Your drink is then dispensed via a tap near the bottom bracket:
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