RAM Mounts for Handlebars

RAM Mount makes great mounts which carry a manufacturer lifetime warranty.  They make a lot of mounts.  We mean a LOT of mounts.  Sometimes the selection can be daunting and we thought a blog posting on the various handlebar models would help to highlight the different types and purposes.  Their products range from simply handlebar mounts for bicycles to metal mounts for motorcycles and ATVs. First up are the mounts most suitable for bicycles.  The RAP-274U is a simple plastic mount that fits bars up to an inch.  It will fit RAM’s cradles that use the two hole diamond adapter … Read more…

Garmin TomTom & Magellan GPS Charger and Power Cable Options

We get a lot of questions regarding this topic so figured it was time for an article on the topic.  Chargers come in three different flavors:  AC, DC and hardwired.  We will cover all three but first a discussion about the types of adapters. Most GPS units manufactured over the past five years use a Mini USB ending (the most popular line which is the Garmin Nuvi has used Mini USB for over five years).  Now before you go and purchase a cheap cable made for an older mobile phone, be aware that Mini USB cables are not all made … Read more…