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Anyone use these? I'm wondering if they are a clean mount, and how they hook up to the axle, etc.

Thanks for any feedback. Looking to DS my XR400 and an ODO is required. Speedo is optional, but tripmeter is not enough.

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I use one. The mount is specific to the bike in most cases. It senses a magnet you install in the rotor. I like my axle mount (KTM) very clean. I fabricated my mount to the handle bars, but you can buy for about 30-40 bucks. I wouldn't bother with a billet protector - it costs as much as a replacement speedo.

The new version that trailtech sells is constantly back-lit - a big plus.

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Here are some pictures of mine along with the rotor magnet and cable at caliper routing. I did use a rare earth magnet which is allot more powerful than the one supplied. I had trouble with the pickup on the one that came with it.

http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c256/CZM400R/Bikes/100_1252.jpg

http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c256/CZM400R/Bikes/100_1254.jpg

http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c256/CZM400R/Bikes/100_1251.jpg

http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c256/CZM400R/Bikes/100_1255.jpg

http://i29.photobucket.com/albums/c256/CZM400R/Bikes/100_1257.jpg

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Easy to mount and tells you way more info than you can use - uses a magnetic pickup from your disc brake rotor. provides MPH, Mileage, etc.

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I put one on my XR400. The Trail Tech Computer comes with a plastic handlebar mount that is adjustable in height and viewing angle and I haven't had any problems with the mount. I did find that I had to press the buttons pretty hard during programming (at first I thought it was defective), but I really like the small size and multitude of functions. I used the magnetic rotor bolt since I don't like the idea of gluing a magnet into my rotor (I have this vision of it shifting out of position, hitting the brake pads and locking up my front wheel). It took a little fiddling to get the sensor and magnetic bolt lined up without interfering, but it works great and I'm pleased. Go for it! :thumbsup:

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I use one too, about 600 miles so far and no problems :thumbsup: Check the pics in my garage. I used the stock odometer mount works fine. :ride:

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It looks very nice on your bike. Geez dude you must be 8' tall. You make that bike look small! :thumbsup: Thanks for the advice,

Steve

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I think I'll opt for the bolt also if I go with this unit. I was also looking at an analog job that comes with an ignition key as well. Liking the Trail Tech better though.

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If you're thinking about a key - you have to know the panoram is removable with a click - so in certain parking situations, you may have to unclip it and put it in your pocket - which is no problem since it's small and the internal battery keeps track of the odo and settings

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I got mine mounted on an XR400. I made my own stainless steel bracket and mounted it next to the original speedo. ( I like to compare). the magnet was epoxied into one of the slots on the rotor and hasnt looked like moving over the past 6 mnths. I can send photos of the mount if you want just message me.

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i have one fitted to my xr 250 and its works great i also epoxied my magnet in the slot still there and no movement yet i just dont like to try and push the button for the light while riding around town

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