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Looking to purchase one. Doing some research figured i ask those that have them what they have and how they like it. Seen a couple that seems promising but not really into the mounts that are on the handle bars
 

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Mine gets mounted in my pocket. The best part is, pockets come free with the jeans.
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Nothing good can come out of mounting a phone in view while riding a motorcycle.

Mine stays in the pocket although I get tempted to buy a mount as well for the long rides. Needless to say, I like to ride to get away.

Now that I got that taken care of, I'm gonna attempt to answer your question.

I found a rather nice and sturdy one on eBay. It was my friends and it bolted into the gas tank lock set. It was brand specific since the bolt pattern is different.

Lemme see if I can locate it.
 

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You can get it for $18.
It's not an item that's in high demand.
I have one & they work very well.
So, this is probably a dumb question... How do you go full tuck with a phone mount where your chest would go?
 

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How about GPS on your smartphone?!
Who needs GPS on a bike?:O I try to get lost, on purpose, while on my bike!
Honestly, I try to go down roads I have never been down before, while riding. You'd be suprised at what you discover.
If you really need GPS to find your route. Stop. Pull the phone out of your pocket. Plot your next few turns. Repeat until you get where you're going.

Sounds like some of you should be on goldwings with your needing softer seats, and cramp busters for your weak lil wrists, and cup holders for your latte's. Pfft lmfao
 

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Who needs GPS on a bike?:O I try to get lost, on purpose, while on my bike!
Honestly, I try to go down roads I have never been down before, while riding. You'd be suprised at what you discover.
If you really need GPS to find your route. Stop. Pull the phone out of your pocket. Plot your next few turns. Repeat until you get where you're going.

Sounds like some of you should be on goldwings with your needing softer seats, and cramp busters for your weak lil wrists, and cup holders for your latte's. Pfft lmfao
Dude I gave him only idea, I myself have f***ing gps in my head and don't need smartphone to tell me. As for coffee cup holder ...yeah well my friend to each it's own you know ...I rather run with bike to grab myself ice coffee while working versus firing up my tank.

Don't get on my nerves buddy ...I'm still on my first cup!
 

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So, this is probably a dumb question... How do you go full tuck with a phone mount where your chest would go?
No need for that on public roads. Remove it if you're going to the track.

I would be able to watch porn when i get stuck in traffic :devious
Yes.....you most definitely can. Lol

Who needs GPS on a bike?:O I try to get lost, on purpose, while on my bike!
Honestly, I try to go down roads I have never been down before, while riding. You'd be suprised at what you discover.
If you really need GPS to find your route. Stop. Pull the phone out of your pocket. Plot your next few turns. Repeat until you get where you're going.

Sounds like some of you should be on goldwings with your needing softer seats, and cramp busters for your weak lil wrists, and cup holders for your latte's. Pfft lmfao
Some creature comforts come in handy man. That's why they get created, marketed, and sold. GPS will show you where the good roads are....waay before you get to them.

I use a stem mount from RAM mounts to hold mine. It's pretty badass, although it gets kinda expensive. It was worth it imho.

That is pretty hot bro. I likey much!
 

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Dude I gave him only idea, I myself have f***ing gps in my head and don't need smartphone to tell me. As for coffee cup holder ...yeah well my friend to each it's own you know ...I rather run with bike to grab myself ice coffee while working versus firing up my tank.

Don't get on my nerves buddy ...I'm still on my first cup!
No harm intended man. I'm just a purist when it comes to sportbikes. Don't take my comment as a personal attack. and don't expect me to not bust your balls either!! lmfao
 

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Yea I was going to say. Not really convenient to stop every time to look at GPS. That was the man thing I wanted to use it for. Think I might stick to the mount that connects to bar. Didn't find the one that connects to the gas cap practical.
 

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I use RAM mounts too. This + this. Also have a USB power outlet near the gauges to keep the phone alive. GPS + streaming music kills the battery.


20120626-ramx-4 by accelfx, on Flickr

I used to do the whole stopping and pulling the phone out when lost thing, but that gets old really fast.
I wish I could use this. If only I didn't grab a stabilizer first.

What I can suggest though is just using a Bluetooth. I have a Sena smh10 in my helmet and phone in my pocket and I just hear the GPS via Bluetooth. Have a 12v near the gauges and Run a charger to my pocket. Haven't failed me yet
 

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Brand: Ram Mount
Mount Style: Stem Mount
Holder: X-Grip (Good for phones, gps etc..)
I love mine. I use my phone for Pandora and it nice to be able to skip through the songs now and since they updated it so I get the play/skip button on my unlock screen I can do it without even looking.

I wont however answer my phone or text while riding... nothing good can come from getting comfortable with that habit.
 

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I wish I could use this. If only I didn't grab a stabilizer first.
If you had a linear style they still easily fit. No luck for the radial mounts, though. Here's another angle, I had mine off for some reason:


20120626-ramx-5 by accelfx, on Flickr

I have safety wire on there to make sure the stem mount can't move at all. Sometimes I use a tripod adapter and transport my DSLR. No problems at all and it weighs a good ~6lbs haha.

I also use the RAM GoPro adapter as another camera mounting point. The whole system is pretty useful and worth the cost.

I've also got a second RAM u-bolt base on my rear passenger peg for a rear facing camera view, this is with my old Drift cam:


20120626-ramx-6 by accelfx, on Flickr
 
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