Piaggio MP3 Scooter Cell Phone and GPS Mounts

Piaggio has manufactured in excess of 150,000 MP3 scooters since the introduction in 2006. That’s a large enough install base to warrant an article about Piaggio MP3 mounts for cell phones and GPS devices. The number of locations for mounting a cell phone or GPS to a Paggio MP3 scooter is much more limited than a typical motorcycle.  It’s a way different design from a conventional motorcycle such as a Harley-Davison or Suzuki, mainly because there’s no handlebar real estate to attach anything to.  This isn’t uncommon for a scooter.  Fortunately we identified some alternative mounts that will fit a Piaggio MP3 scooter quite well. … Read more…

Genuine Stella Scooter Mounts for Phones, GPS and Cameras

The Genuine Scooter Company is the manufacturer of The Stella.  Like many motorized bike owners, Stella owners like to mount things on their scooters.  The most popular items mounted are cameras, phones and GPS units. Mounting locations on Stella scooters are limited.  It’s a way different design from a conventional motorcycle such as a Harley-Davison or Suzuki, mainly because there isn’t a traditional handlebar.  This is a common challenge for all scooter owners.  Fortunately there are alternative specialty mounts that will fit a Stella scooter. There are three good locations for mounting devices on a Genuine Stella Scooter which are discussed below.  Although you might be … Read more…

Locking Motorcycle Mounts for GPS, Tablets, Smartphones

A lot of motorcycle owners would like to leave their stuff on their bike and not have to worry about it being stolen.  Locking motorcycle mounts can be a good deterrent to theft of the mount itself and, if you have the proper cradles, can also prevent theft of the device that’s being mounted. Let’s start with the discussion with what it takes to make the mount anti-theft.  A good rule of thumb is that if the mount is really easy to install, it’s going to be really easy to remove.  You don’t want that.  Good locking motorcycle mounts require … Read more…

How to Install a RAM Motorcycle Handlebar Mount

Look at all those parts!  It might look a little daunting but it’s actually quite easy to install a RAM motorcycle handlebar mount.  This article will walk you through the process. The common components to any RAM motorcycle handlebar mount are the RAM Zinc Coated U-Bolt Mounting Base with 1 inch Ball and the Ram Mount Double Socket Arm.  While there are three different sizes of 1″ ball arms, I have found the standard size to work in most situations.  Typically, but not always, these are purchased as a kit along with a RAM Mounting Diamond.  These components are what is used to … Read more…

How to Assemble a RAM Mount

We have been fans of RAM Mounts for many years.  They are really well made, even the plastic components are high quality.  They come with a lifetime warranty and will probably last longer than the device that you are using the mount for.  We have fielded a lot of questions over the years regarding RAM Mount assembly.  The questions range from which way the screws go to how do you put this RAM Mount together? This article is written to show the reader how to assemble a RAM Mount or to illustrate which parts are needed if you are looking to build … Read more…

Mounts for Vespa Scooters

Like many motorized bike owners, Vespa owners like to mount things on their scooters.  The most popular items mounted are cameras, cell phones and GPS units.  Mounting locations for a Vespa isn’t as easy as a motorcycle because there isn’t much of a handlebar.  It’s a way different design from a conventional motorcycle such as a Harley or Suzuki. There are three good locations for mounting devices on a Vespa which are reviewed below.  Although you might be tempted to use a suction cup somewhere on your Vespa, we don’t recommend it.  Suction cups in high vibration environments can become … Read more…