Mounts for the BMW Navigator Adventure GPS

What do you get when you cross a Garmin Montana handheld GPS with a Garmin Zumo GPS?  A BMW Navigator GPS.  BMW and Garmin have partnered numerous times over the past decade to produce some fairly nice GPS units.  The BMW Navigator Adventure GPS very closely resembles a Garmin Montana GPS but has motorcycle GPS firmware and maps loaded to it. So here’s the trick to accessories for a BMW Navigator Adventure.  Buy the ones made for a Garmin Montana.  That’s what we will be recommending in this article. The BMW Navigator Adventure is best used in landscape so be sure that … Read more…

BMW Navigator V GPS Motorcycle and Car Mounts

BMW has again partnered with Garmin to produce their own branded GPS device.  The BMW Navigator V is available with or without a 4-button cradle mount.  The 4-button cradle allows easier adjustments of commonly used GPS functions versus scrolling through the interface.  Since Garmin and BMW have partnered on this GPS, it’s not surprising that mounts made for a Garmin GPS will fit the BMW Navigator V. The BMW Navigator V  includes both a motorcycle and car mount in the box.  It’s an expensive GPS so no reason to not use it for a car as well as the motorcycle.  The car … Read more…

Phone, GPS and Drink Mounts for a BMW R1200RT Motorcycle

The BMW R1200RT is a touring motorcycle that has been around since 2005.  There have been one major design change since then.  Because of the lack of traditional handlebar where there’s some spare mounting space, this motorcycle is a bit more challenging to mount a phone, GPS, camera or drink holder. The photo that accompanies this article is a BMW R1200RT.  This motorcycle owner has overcome the challenge of mounting his stuff.  He has a Garmin Zumo 590LM mounted to the fairing.  There’s a RAM X-Grip phone holder mounted to the center of where the handlebars attach.  The bottle of water wasn’t … Read more…

Mounts for BMW Motorcycles

BMW makes a lot of different motorcycle models and they all have different characteristics.  Some have a traditional handlebar and some do not.  A lot of them have large mirrors with a stem.  Some have an accessible fork stem hole.  Some do not.  These are all common places to mount a cell phone, camera or GPS. As mentioned in other articles on this topic, motorcycle owners like to mount things on their bikes.  The most popular items mounted are cell phones and GPS units.  I also see some that mount cameras, satellite radios and even drinks.  While the most popular … Read more…

Motorcycle Mounts for the Garmin Nuvi GPS Line

When we first started selling GPS mounts over ten years ago, we never dreamed of the market that existed for motorcycle mounts.  You would be amazed at the number of motorcycle mounts available and this category has been one that has not seen a decline.  Car GPS mounts are a declining market thanks to mobile phone apps and factory installed GPS systems which I think is a huge waste of money. There are many options available for putting a Nuvi on your bike.  Today we discuss the many options available for putting a Garmin Nuvi on your motorcycle. Before diving into … Read more…

Motorcycle Camera Mounts

Mounting a camera or videocam on your motorcycle is easy thanks to all the mounting selections out there.  The choices range from an economy handlebar mount to metal mounts with dampening features to ensure your camera does not shake.  Although this article discusses motorcycle use, much of the content is applicable to a bicycle as well. Motorcycle mounting options come in many flavors:  Handlebar, clutch, mirror, stem, screw, adhesive and even a suction option. Attaching your camera is easy.  Practically every camera has a threaded hole at the bottom.  The measurements of the threaded hole is generally the same with all … Read more…