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Old 06-17-24, 06:25 AM
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There's many computer mounts out there and there's many dual sided mounts out there with one side a Garmin or any other branded mount and the other side with a GoPro adapter, but I'm looking for a mount with Garmin mounts on both ends. Can you customarily switch out the GoPro adapter for a Garmin mount? Or would this require a mount specifically designed for Garmin use on both sides? Do these even exist?
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Probably from what I can tell from the pictures. Just as I can tell the Garmin out front and Varia mounts, would be compatible. But unfortunately I can never tell from the descriptions. How can I easily identify these from their descriptions. I assume there are many compatible mounts.
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What's the use for this? I feel like I'm not quite acrobatic enough to read a gps display upside down.

I was wondering if you were going to have gps units side by side. I have ridden with someone that always had two gps units. He was always lost.
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Originally Posted by unterhausen
I have ridden with someone that always had two gps units. He was always lost.
This wasn't funny years ago. A user error issue anyway.

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Originally Posted by Apothor
Probably from what I can tell from the pictures. Just as I can tell the Garmin out front and Varia mounts, would be compatible. But unfortunately I can never tell from the descriptions. How can I easily identify these from their descriptions. I assume there are many compatible mounts.
Presumably, you want to mount a light.

You can also get GoPro mounts that have a Garmin quarter turn on it. This has an advantage of being able to vary the angle of the thing below.

https://www.amazon.com/VUNDO-Garmin-...XKQ19KAK2&th=1

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Can you customarily switch out the GoPro adapter for a Garmin mount?
You can use a GoPro-to-Garmin adapter.



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Originally Posted by znomit
It looks like that comes with one Garmin mount. I think you can mount it on the bottom. But you'd have to get another Garmin mount (the OP wants two of them).

One can get a GoPro-to-Garmin mount.
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Originally Posted by unterhausen
What's the use for this? I feel like I'm not quite acrobatic enough to read a gps display upside down.

I was wondering if you were going to have gps units side by side. I have ridden with someone that always had two gps units. He was always lost.
Some lights have garmin mounts.
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Is that going to put the light upside-down? I suppose if it doesn't have a shaped beam it won't matter, but I prefer shaped beams.
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Originally Posted by unterhausen
Is that going to put the light upside-down? I suppose if it doesn't have a shaped beam it won't matter, but I prefer shaped beams.
The lights (some of them?) are designed to be placed "upside down" (or both ways). It's a fairly normal mounting position for them. I doubt many of them have shaped (asymmetrical) beams.

https://www.garmin.com/en-US/p/550821

I might not consider these as "heavy duty" lights (appropriate for riding overnight).

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Curious what light you are using that has a Garmin 1/4 turn mount on the front? I am pretty sure the Garmin UT light is a standard camera mount and I know my Specialized Flux light is also that same mount. I cannot recall any front lights with the 1/4 turn mounts just rear Garmin lights and those you don't want mounted facing down at the front. It is rare for a company to build a light to such an odd standard that wasn't the company who sold the mounts. However I am curious to learn what you got Apothor

K-Edge is probably the go-to for computer mounts they have them for most of the popular stuff and in so many combinations it could make your head spin.
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Originally Posted by Apothor
Some lights have garmin mounts.
The same mounts as their bike computers? If so, please provide a link to an example.
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The same mounts as their bike computers? If so, please provide a link to an example.
Magicshine RN900.

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Originally Posted by Apothor
There's many computer mounts out there and there's many dual sided mounts out there with one side a Garmin or any other branded mount and the other side with a GoPro adapter, but I'm looking for a mount with Garmin mounts on both ends. Can you customarily switch out the GoPro adapter for a Garmin mount? Or would this require a mount specifically designed for Garmin use on both sides? Do these even exist?
This sort of mount would not work very well at all.

To properly mount the light, the mount would have to be positioned front down, which would put the computer at an odd angle.

Get a mount with a GoPro mount on the bottom and also a GoPro-to-Garmin adapter. This would let to have the light and computer be set at different angles.
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Originally Posted by Koyote
The same mounts as their bike computers? If so, please provide a link to an example.
No yet allowed to post links, but the Ravemen FR series or example.
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Originally Posted by njkayaker
This sort of mount would not work very well at all.

To properly mount the light, the mount would have to be positioned front down, which would put the computer at an odd angle.

Get a mount with a GoPro mount on the bottom and also a GoPro-to-Garmin adapter. This would let to have the light and computer be set at different angles.
The Garmin Universal Out-front Mount (Varia) has a bottom Garmin mount with adjustable angle... I'm just looking for any (not plastic) integrated solution. (I'm willing to replace my stem if I find a good integrated solution).
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Originally Posted by znomit
That looks to be a top mounted light only (it has a beam pattern maybe not a great one...)and comes with a mount.

Apothor it looks like whatever light you showed is also top mounted with another Garmin mount built in. Also not a light I would probably recommend but the integration is nice just not going to be bright and visible. Flashing a white light is especially bad but I assume you can just not use that setting.
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Originally Posted by Apothor
The Garmin Universal Out-front Mount (Varia) has a bottom Garmin mount with adjustable angle... I'm just looking for any (not plastic) integrated solution. (I'm willing to replace my stem if I find a good integrated solution).
Looks like it might be a male part on the bottom of the mount.

https://www8.garmin.com/manuals/webh...C0EE88579.html


The Varia front light has a GoPro mount (which allies the angle to be changed).
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So you want all metal like the Garmin out front. Maybe this.


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