Phone and GPS Mounts for KTM Motorcycles

Let’s discuss some mounts that are going to work well on a KTM motorcycle.  KTM is one of the easier motorcycle brands to mount cell phones and GPS devices to.  This is because most of them have a decent amount of handlebar space.  The typical diameter of a KTM handlebar comes in at around an inch (actually a lot are 7/8″ to be exact).  The majority of handlebar mounts made for a motorcycle come typically fit diameters up to 1.25 inches and range downwards so most KTM handlebars are going to fall into the right diameter range. At this point, … Read more…

Garmin Nuvi 2595LMT, 2595LT and 2595LM Motorcycle and Car Mounts

This line of GPS models was introduced by Garmin in 2012.  The 2595 line of devices were introduced as an update to Garmin’s extremely successful 2555 lineup.  The difference between the two is that the 2595 has Bluetooth and voice recognition.  Nice features that result on the driver not having to manually interface with the GPS.  Devices like the Garmin Nuvi 2595LMT with an LMT or LM after the number have a lifetime map subscription and those that have an LT or LMT have a lifetime traffic subscription.  As far as I can tell though, only the 2595LMT was available in … Read more…

Garmin Nuvi 2555LMT, 2555LT and 2555LM Motorcycle and Car Mounts

This line of GPS models was introduced by Garmin in 2011.  These units are still in use several years later and we’re finding the GPS is outlasting the mounts, hence our article about mounting options for this series of popular devices.  Most of these GPS units have a lifetime subscription to map updates which means that your GPS won’t be outdated and you can defer purchase of a replacement for quite a while.  Devices like the Garmin Nuvi 2555LMT with an LMT or LM after the number have a lifetime map subscription and those that have an LT or LMT have … Read more…

How to Attach a GPS to a Motorcycle

This is a common reason for readers coming to our site.  They want to attach a GPS to a motorcycle.  In some cases, the subject is very new to them and have no clue as to where to start or if it is possible.  This article is for that reader where we will discuss everything from selection of a device to installation of a good GPS mount.  It’s not hard to do.  Think of this article as a primer for beginners.Many motorcyclists use a GPS on their motorcycle.  Hooking a GPS up to your motorcycle can be an extremely simple … Read more…

Mounts for Indian Motorcycles

Indian motorcycles were first produced in 1901.  At one point in the early 1900’s, Indian was the largest manufacturer of motorcycles in the world.  A lot of things changed in the motorcycle world over the next 50 years and the Indian Motorcycle Manufacturing Company went bankrupt in 1953.  A number of companies tried to revive the brand over the years with little success until 2011 when a major manufacturer took it over.  In 2011, Polaris Industries resurrected the brand.  Comparing the new Indian motorcycles to their older counterparts, I would say that Polaris has done a great job at continuing … Read more…

Arkon GPS032 Water Resistant GPS Handlebar Mount Product Review

Today we take a closer look at the Arkon GPS032 Water Resistant Mount.  We have been asked many times over the years whether or not a car GPS can be used on a motorcycle or bicycle.  We decided to write a detailed article on the subject which you can read here.  We refer to weatherproof cases which are available for added protection against the elements.  Coupled with a good mount, this is a good way to use your car GPS outdoors. The case that accompanies this mount features a clear cover which allows the GPS to be responsive to human … Read more…