Mounts for the Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 Action Camera

Garmin has become a major player in the action camera market.  The Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 is more proof of their commitment to this market. The Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 delivers an impressive an ultra HD 4K footage at 30 frames per second and an HD 1080p image at a pretty amazing 120 frames per second.  Going back a year or two ago, 1080p at 30 frames per second was the best you could get. The Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 incorporates features that you would expect from Garmin.  Namely GPS capabilities.  What can you do with these capabilities?  You have access to connectivity to Garmin devices to capture … 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…

Phone, GPS and Camera Mounts for Honda FourTrax ATVs

Today, we take a look at mounts for the Honda FourTrax line of ATVs.  The Honda FourTrax lineup spans a variety of models including the FourTrax Foreman Rubicon, FourTrax Foreman 4×4, FourTrax Rincon, FourTrax Rancher and several others from past years.  All are built similarly. While the Honda FourTrax ATVs do not have a traditional motorcycle handlebar, I was surprised to find there are some similarities.  Between the brake controls and the fork where the controls are located is some spare handlebar space.  That space is difficult to find on any ATV, but it’s here on the FourTrax.  This is the best place to mount a … Read more…

TomTom Bandit Action Camera Mounts

Smartphones have certainly deteriorated the vehicle GPS market.  As a result, companies like TomTom are reinventing themselves.  Once totally reliant upon car and motorcycle GPS devices for revenue, TomTom has diversified into other devices.  The TomTom Bandit is an example of this diversification.  This is an excellent action camera that competes nicely with other popular brands including GoPro and Garmin. The mounts that come with the TomTom Bandit depend upon which package was purchased.  The base package includes a few surface mounts and a GoPro adapter.  If you opt for the premium package, you also get a handlebar mount and … Read more…

Mounts for Garmin VIRB XE and VIRB X Action Cameras

The Garmin VIRB XE and Garmin VIRB X is the company’s answer to the GoPro Hero line of action cameras.  They compare favorably, and as you will see, even share a similar mount pattern. The Garmin VIRB XE action camera is another one of those model names that I can’t figure out.  Kind of like Nuvi.  What does the word mean?  I could think of a thousand words better than this.  Fortunately the VIRB XE is a good camera worthy of consideration.  The VIRB XE shoots high-definition wide-angle footage with 12 megapixel photos at up to 30 frames per second.  This is … Read more…

Bicycle Mounts for GoPro Cameras

GoPro continues to be the dominant brand for action cameras sold all over the world.  We see a GoPro camera in almost every activity.  Just search Youtube and you will see for yourself.  One of the most common places to mount a GoPro is a bicycle and today we take a close look at how to select a mount.  We will also discuss some specific options that work well on bicycles. First, figure out where you would like to place the mount.  Most choose the handlebar.  Although a few may select the stem, it’s going to get in the way … Read more…