Garmin Rino Mounts for the Car, Boat or Handlebar

I remember the Garmin Rino 110 when it was first introduced about ten years ago.  It was a unique product combining two-way radio and GPS capabilities.  Interestingly enough, the Garmin Rino is still a viable device.  Garmin has updated it several times with the latest Garmin Rino 755t having a three-inch color screen and features such as weather reports and a waterproof rating of IPX7. The interesting thing about the Garmin Rino is that the basic shape hasn’t changed very much.  Some of the mounts available for the current series even fit the older ones.  We will look at a … 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 bicycle mounts for GoPro cameras.  We will also discuss some specific options that work well on bicycles. First, figure out where you would like to place the mount.  Most bicycle mounts for GoPro cameras will reside on a handlebar.  Although a few may select the stem, … Read more

Phone and GPS Tethers for Motorcycle Mounts

You may have noticed that we typically suggest using a tether when mounting a smartphone or GPS on a motorcycle.  While most well made motorcycle mounts will give you a secure hold on your device, it’s always good to have a fallback.  A tether is an additional accessory that typically attaches to the mount or the handlebar as an added measure of stability.  It adds stability to the mount and is especially useful if using your phone to record video of your ride. We have seen a lot of homegrown tethers.  Some have involved a drop of silicone on the … Read more

Bicycle Phone Mounts

It’s difficult to ride a bike with a smartphone in your pocket.  That’s assuming you have a pocket.  A smartphone is a pretty useful device to take along for a ride.  Besides the obvious advantage of making sure you do not miss a call, a phone is useful on a bicycle for at least a few of the widely used apps.  Hence, today’s article on bicycle phone mounts. First, you will find your phone makes a pretty useful GPS when used with one of the many applications for this purpose.  You can read our article on Waze, which we recommend … Read more

RAM Motorcycle and Bicycle Handlebar Mounts for Electronics

We have been working with RAM motorcycle and bicycle mounts for many years.  They make 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 … Read more

Arkon GoPro Camera Mounts for Almost Anywhere

The good folks at Arkon recently released their custom GoPro mounting lineup and we are one of the first to talk about it.  The Arkon GoPro lineup includes mounts for almost anywhere and includes the adapter with screw to fit the grooves on the bottom of the plastic case that comes with the GoPro.  Arkon GoPro mounts work well on all models including the HERO, HERO2, HERO3 and HERO4.  These mounts are well priced considerably lower than the ones made by GoPro and have functionality benefits that GoPro simply does not offer. Arkon GoPro mounts are available with two different adapters.  First is … Read more