GoPro Helmet Mounts: A Few Good Recommendations

There are lots of places to mount a GoPro.  We typically concentrate on mounts for vehicles, today we are looking at a different mounting purpose.  GoPro helmet mounts seemed strange to me when these action cameras first came out.  I didn’t think anyone would want to put anything on their helmet.  I was wrong. Today, there are many different types of GoPro helmet mounts.  Some use the weatherproof case that comes with the GoPro, others use the 1/4″ – 20 threaded tripod screw hole on the bottom of the GoPro without the weatherproof case.  I suggest using the weatherproof case. … Read more…

Phone, GPS and Tablet Mounts for an Acura MDX

Most SUVs are easy to mount a mobile device within and the Acura MDX is a typical SUV.  I owned an Acura MDX for almost eight years and it was a great car.  One of the easier SUVs to mount a cell phone, tablet or GPS.  Lots of space.  Except for perhaps the dash, no unusual curves or bumps.  Lots of different places will work well in an Acura MDX but there were a few mounts and holders that simply won’t work.  Especially on the dashboard. We always try to have a photo of the interior accompany our vehicle specific articles.  A photo of … Read more…

How to Attach a GoPro to a Garmin GPS Mount

There are millions of Garmin Nuvi GPS devices out there.  That implies there are millions of Garmin GPS Mounts. Over the past few years, smartphones have become very proficient at doubling as a GPS.  So much so that many GPS owners have abandoned their Garmin GPS for a smartphone running Waze or Google Maps.  When that happens, yet another Garmin GPS mount is orphaned and in need of a device to hold. Some Garmin mounts are fairly good and make nice GoPro camera mounts.  No reason to buy an expensive customer mount when your old Garmin GPS mount has a … Read more…

Mounts for a Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Motorcycle

The Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail is one of the nicest ones I have seen.  I’m sure that I’ll get a lot disagreement on that, but to me, it’s the perfect balance of chrome and black.  It’s also one of the easiest to mount a cell phone, GPS or camera to.  So, here’s our article about mounts and holders for a Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail motorcycle. The photo that accompanies this article is of a Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail cockpit.  You can see there is a lot of different places to mount a cell phone, GPS, camera or satellite radio.  The handlebar is an obvious … Read more…

Phone and GPS Mounts for Round Vents

I used to think that mounting stuff onto a vertical vent was the most difficult of locations.  I forgot about round vents.  You find these in a minority of cars.  Vents are a great place to mount a smartphone or GPS.  It’s right around your normal eye level yet below the spot where a bad guy could see it so the location helps to minimize device theft. So what’s the problem with round vents?  Take a look at the photo.  That’s a Mazda Miata.  They have round vents.  The vents are small and have a little knob in the middle … Read more…

Mounts for a Harley-Davidson Street Bob Motorcycle

The Harley-Davidson Street Bob is a motorcycle that caught my eye as I was trawling through a Harley showroom a few weeks back.  Not overly expensive and fairly minimal in design and accessories, this is a fairly easy motorcycle to mount mobile electronics to. The photo that accompanies this article is of a Harley-Davidson Street Bob cockpit.  The first thing that hits me is all that handlebar space.  That’s the best place to mount a phone, GPS, camera or drink holder.  The clutch is fairly high up because of the handlebar shape so I’m recommending the handlebar mount.  I think the … Read more…