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Old 07-10-18, 11:45 AM
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Originally Posted by MAK View Post
My phone slips into a can cozy (the flat type that has the folded bottom) and then into a jersey pocket. This protects against sweat and provides minimal cushioning that I hope I'll never need. I can get to it easier (one handed) than if it's in a bag (two hands). The zip lock is in my saddle bag if needed.
"Can cozy" that's a pretty good idea. I'll give that a shot.

I keep my screen facing away when it's in my pocket or jersey. I've dialed 911 a couple of times by accident through my clothing...
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Old 07-10-18, 11:46 AM
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When commuting I toss it in my waterproof panniers. When riding around on errands it's in a pocket or in my small frame bag hanging from the top tube.
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Originally Posted by Radical Rick View Post
Where do you carry your cell phone when you ride? Are you concerned with damaging it? Have you ever damaged a phone while riding?

The only issue for me if you ride in very cold weather, your battery would not last very long, not even to the end of your ride sometimes, cold just kills your battery very quickly, unless you keep it close to you and keep it warm using your body heat,
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Old 07-12-18, 03:49 PM
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Originally Posted by mtb_addict View Post
I would use something like this. Your phone is an delicate and expensive investment that deserve maximum protection from shock, rain, and crash.
I use one like this. I can see my stats and I guess answer a call if I were in the mood. Keeps it tight and safe.
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Old 07-18-18, 05:17 AM
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I previously used a cradle for my phone but got annoyed by the glare. Goes into my backpack now and the wife uses her iphone on the cradle now.

As far as a flip phone i have one hidden in my motorcycle. Normally off but get used when charged just to test it. The service i use is page plus (verizon) which is $10 every 3 months.
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Old 07-18-18, 06:57 AM
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i have my phone in one of those Lifeproof cases that are submersible for a few minutes up to 3 feet of water i believe. which in my opinion is the equivalent of being able to ride in a complete downpour for at least 2 hours. i keep the phone in my jersey pocket.

i just got dumped on a few nights ago and my phone was fine.
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In dry weather I ride with a Hi-Vis construction vest and simply slip my phone into one of the outer pockets. It's handy there if I need to stop for a call or photograph the license plate of an egregious driver.
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Old 07-19-18, 03:48 PM
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Quadlocks on two bikes and the car,

Good enough for offroad motorcycling, good enough for me,

Also, the mount is small enough to work on the Brompton without affecting the fold.
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Originally Posted by Eds0123 View Post
The only issue for me if you ride in very cold weather, your battery would not last very long, not even to the end of your ride sometimes, cold just kills your battery very quickly, unless you keep it close to you and keep it warm using your body heat,
Well, not that I recommend it, but if you use a slotted saddle, here is an option that addresses that concern.
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