Magellan eXplorist TRX7 Mounts for ATV, UTV and 4x4s

We do not write much about Magellan devices.  No longer the large player they were ten years back, they have a much smaller distribution versus their competition.  The Magellan eXplorist TRX7 was introduced a short time ago to fill an interesting void.  The intended audience of the Magellan eXplorist TRX7 is the off-road crowd.  We’re talking about a 4×4, UTV or ATV vehicle. What makes the Magellan eXplorist TRX7 suited for off-road use?  A few options.  First the device is rated as IP67 which means it’s protected against the effect of water up to one meter deep.  That means it’s weatherproof.  Note the term weatherproof. … Read more…

Mounts for a Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Ultra Classic Motorcycle

I recently took a look at a  Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Ultra Classic motorcycle while visiting my local Harley showroom here in New Jersey.  I should have taken a photo of the two-up seat because that’s as close to a living room as I have seen on a motorcycle. The photo that accompanies this article is of a Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Ultra Classic cockpit.  There are two excellent locations for mounting a device in the handlebar and clutch.  That’s typical for many Harley models.  While I suppose we could also go with a gas tank mount, I think it would look awkward so … Read more…

Mounts for a Harley-Davidson Fat Boy Motorcycle

I was recently walking around a Harley showroom and stumbled upon a brand new Harley-Davidson Fat Boy.  So, here’s our article about phone, GPS and camera mounts and holders for a Harley-Davidson Fat Boy motorcycle. The photo that accompanies this article is of a Harley-Davidson Fat Boy cockpit.  You can see there are a lot of different places to mount a cell phone, GPS, camera or satellite radio.  The handlebar is an obvious choice.  So is the clutch and brake reservoir.  There are a few other secondary locations to try but I think these two are the easiest to install and will … 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…

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.  Using a Dyna chassis, 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 … Read more…

Mounts for a Harley-Davidson Tri Glide Ultra Motorcycle

I recently walked around a Harley dealership showroom here in Northern New Jersey and stumbled upon a model that caught my eye.  The Harley-Davidson Tri Glide Ultra is what you get when you cross Can-Am Spyder with a Harley-Davidson Ultra Classic Electra Glide.  It’s a motorcycle that has two wheels on the back and one on the front.  If you’re reading this article to check on mounts, then you already knew that. The photo that accompanies this article is of a Harley-Davidson Tri Glide Ultra cockpit.  Not as many places as I would expect to mount a device, but there are a … Read more…