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17th April 2012, 11:01 PM   |  #1  
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Did some searching and didn't see anyone asking before, so...

Anyone had any luck with specific bike mounts for this phone? I've got a mountain bike and would love to use it for GPS, tracking, music/podcasts, etc. So it should hold it firmly and still allow touch-screen usage. And not be too-specific as I have a case on my phone.
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Did some searching and didn't see anyone asking before, so...

Anyone had any luck with specific bike mounts for this phone? I've got a mountain bike and would love to use it for GPS, tracking, music/podcasts, etc. So it should hold it firmly and still allow touch-screen usage. And not be too-specific as I have a case on my phone.

I wouldn't recommend strapping your phone directly to your bike. There are some nice arm bands that I think would work for your purposes but phone + bike frame+ trails = broken screen or backplate waiting to happen in my opinion. Sorry prolly not too helpful but thought I should throw my two cents in

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18th April 2012, 01:46 AM   |  #3  
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Did some searching and didn't see anyone asking before, so...

Anyone had any luck with specific bike mounts for this phone? I've got a mountain bike and would love to use it for GPS, tracking, music/podcasts, etc. So it should hold it firmly and still allow touch-screen usage. And not be too-specific as I have a case on my phone.

http://www.scosche.com/consumer-tech/product/2079 ive seen this one at walmart, and it seems pretty good, i use the one for the windshield and i love it
18th April 2012, 04:26 AM   |  #4  
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I bought this and its perfect. Can't use with case and it did take about 4 weeks to arrive as its shipped from China....but very happy with it. And only $6.

DealExtreme sku# 68133

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27th April 2012, 07:47 PM   |  #5  
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I have what appears to be the same one, bought from eBay. There are many vendors, I bought from China but it only took about 1.5 weeks. I see one from NY (http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Bike-Bic...ht_2744wt_1230). The only problem with this is that the base won't mount to my road bike handlebars, which are quite thick, so I've attached the base using pull-straps, it's not perfect but works well enough. Other advantage of this is the same basic design is available for many phones - I had bought one for my Captivate, then for my Galaxy S II, so now I have one base for each of my bikes and I can move the portion which holds the phone between bikes easily.
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I used to use this mount on my motorcycle when my speedo light went out; used a speedometer app at night.

The screen still works while it's in the case, though it's not *quite* as responsive, but it still works and it's protected from light rain, hail and mud.

http://www.arkon.com/accessories/phone_bike_mount.html


They have adjustable holder type bike mounts too if you don't want a zip up case.

http://www.arkon.com/bike%20mounts/b...cle-mount.html
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Trident offers an attachable bike mount for their Kraken case. The case is otherwise wonderful, and available on Amazon for cheap.

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11th May 2012, 03:14 AM   |  #8  
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http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B005HH...6702805&sr=8-4Brand... Ultimate add-ons. 16 bucks. Comes from UK so I got 1-3 day shipping for 7 bucks more than standard shipping. Got it in 2 days can't beat it.

This is hands down the best one available. Been using it for a week it is amazing. No vibration. Was using gomadic before, junk Lost my phone 3 times.

Fits perfectly. Says for i9100 only but it is a perfect fit. There is a waterproof one too but don't need waterproof and wasn't sure it would fit since it closes completely, I bet it would though.

Strongest one available trust me I've been looking. Needs to be for 150+ MPH! Has two actually bolts that clamp on instead of one weak plastic nut like most others. The handlebar clamp feels like aluminum too, not positive but I don't think its plastic.


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