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Has anyone had any success with a handlebar mount for their iPhone? I have been doing a lot of research today but it doesn't look like any of the mounts I found will hold up in rough terrain. 

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I've got a life proof case on my 5 and was going to get their bike mount. I have heard good things on it but have yet to try it personally. Worth looking into though.

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Awesome, thanks for the feedback guys. After more research today I have it narrowed down between lifeproof w/ motorcycle mount, biologic w/ heavy duty mount, and a RAM set up. Leaning towards getting a shock and waterproof case that I can mount in the RAM system. I just really hate the bulky arms RAM uses so I need to take some measurements and see how things will fit.

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I use this and my 4s in an otter box defender case doesn't move regardless of terrain.  The big advantage for me was being able to easily move the phone holder from the 250 to my mountain bike or the quad.  All I did was attach a ball mount to each toy and I was covered for all 3.  My phone case isn't waterproof so if there is a chance of it getting wet I just put the phone in a ziploc bag and slap it in the holder.  The touch screen works fine through the baggie too!

 

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http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0055PH0XA/ref=oh_details_o00_s01_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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I use this and my 4s in an otter box defender case doesn't move regardless of terrain.  The big advantage for me was being able to easily move the phone holder from the 250 to my mountain bike or the quad.  All I did was attach a ball mount to each toy and I was covered for all 3.  My phone case isn't waterproof so if there is a chance of it getting wet I just put the phone in a ziploc bag and slap it in the holder.  The touch screen works fine through the baggie too!

 

null_zps937555e8.jpg

 

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0055PH0XA/ref=oh_details_o00_s01_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Ok, so I see the Ram mount, and followed the link to Amazon, looks solid. My question is what is that in the picture below the mount. Or, what are you using to actually mount to the bar on the bike ( I assume it is the stock bar you are mounted to, and it's the smaller top portion of the bar that is like 1/2" steel??)

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i just ordered the one with the zippered case from Amazon for 15 bucks  my phone is waterproof and rugged  but I am sure all the mounts I found  could chuck my phone to the road 

 

this one looked the most secure ?http://www.arkon.com/bike%20mounts/smartphone-large-bike-mount.html

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I just put a Ram mount on my bike like the one pictured above and love it so far.  I have a pretty large Droid Razr Maxx and it holds it just fine.

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Ok, so I see the Ram mount, and followed the link to Amazon, looks solid. My question is what is that in the picture below the mount. Or, what are you using to actually mount to the bar on the bike ( I assume it is the stock bar you are mounted to, and it's the smaller top portion of the bar that is like 1/2" steel??)

 

This 1 inch handlebar ball mount:

http://www.amazon.com/Mount-Zinc-Coated-U-Bolt-Base/dp/B0012TWRAO/ref=pd_bxgy_cps_img_z

 

And this double socket gizmo:

http://www.amazon.com/RAM-Mounts-Composite-Double-RAP-B-201U-A/dp/B005KWPJ04/ref=pd_bxgy_cps_img_y

 

I have the 1 inch handlebar mount attached to the handlebar in between the clamps.

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So the litttle ball goes aroud that handlebar with the u bolt and nuts, and that other little piece "clips" on to the ball is that correct?

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So the litttle ball goes aroud that handlebar with the u bolt and nuts, and that other little piece "clips" on to the ball is that correct?

That's it!  Here's another amazon link of a complete set-up using the ball and socket but with a go-pro camera instead of the phone mount.

 

http://www.amazon.com/RAM-B-149Z-GOP1U-Handlebar-Coated-Diameter-Adapter/dp/B0091R9XRY/ref=pd_sim_e_20

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Will that mount handle a reasonably diverse size of gadgets, like from a smartphone to a garmin nuvi, ?

 

 

are you asking about the ram x-mount? it holds my droid razor maxx with room to spare... i will try the wife's garmin tonight when i get home form work. it won't be till midnight or so though...  on their website it says how big it will open to. 

 

http://www.rammount.com/Products/XGriptradeMounts/tabid/4687/Default.aspx

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are you asking about the ram x-mount? it holds my droid razor maxx with room to spare... i will try the wife's garmin tonight when i get home form work. it won't be till midnight or so though...  on their website it says how big it will open to. 

 

http://www.rammount.com/Products/XGriptradeMounts/tabid/4687/Default.aspx

Awesome. Thanks!!

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