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 Lock a RAM Mount

RAM makes an excellent mounting system.  They are well made, very stable and come with a lifetime warranty.  However, they are also very easy to steal.  While it’s almost impossible to make anything completely theft-proof, there are some add-on options that will make your expensive RAM Mount a lot more difficult to steal. The first line of defense is the base.  Use a base that uses tools for attachment such as flat surface mount or a u-bolt handlebar mount.  The RAM Flat Surface Base has pre-drilled holes for mounting with bolts to a flat surface.  This is an example of … Read more…