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    Mounting an E-Reader

    I've got my Trek 2.1 ready for indoor training, I've added this to the handlebars to expand my available real estate:

    http://www.bdopcycling.com/Dashboard%20Genie.asp

    I'm curious if anyone has suggestions on how to best mount an e-Reader? I'll be getting an Amazon Fire, so I have few weeks to get this right.

    While I think velcro might be a quick-n-dirty solution, I would also be interested if people can share pics of their success stories.

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    Ram mount is my go to for mounting solutions: http://www.ram-mount.com/SearchResul...9/Default.aspx They are bulky but work nice.
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    Just keep it out from under your head. You'll sweat a lot, and that's not good for electronics.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shawmutt View Post
    Ram mount is my go to for mounting solutions: http://www.ram-mount.com/SearchResul...9/Default.aspx They are bulky but work nice.
    ^^^THIS

    and

    Quote Originally Posted by dcrowell View Post
    Just keep it out from under your head. You'll sweat a lot, and that's not good for electronics.
    ^^^THIS

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    E-reader, iPad, books, magazines, etc. don't necessarily need to be mounted to the bike. You might also consider using or rigging up a separate stand.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shawmutt View Post
    Ram mount is my go to for mounting solutions: http://www.ram-mount.com/SearchResul...9/Default.aspx They are bulky but work nice.
    A windshield mount? I can't wait to see some driver doing this!

    Carry on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Looigi View Post
    E-reader, iPad, books, magazines, etc. don't necessarily need to be mounted to the bike. You might also consider using or rigging up a separate stand.
    Yes, either a stand on a table near your bike indoors so you can either read or stream movies etc. to a laptop.

    What's so hard to figure out about that?????????????
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    I'd use a music stand if you have one. I also use the music stand to hold any repair info/books/printouts I'm using if I'm doing a repair on my bike or other thing that I've never done before. I put it alongside the repair stand or the item I'm working on.

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    I put mine on a tall stool nearby. Also works well for coffee cups or whatever.

    Might put a Ram mount on the trike to use the tablet as a GPS/MapMyRide gizmo...

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