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Old 12-06-18, 02:11 PM
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I've found plenty of phones on the road, but never an intact one.
i found an intact one. completely drained battery. i was able to clean it up, recharge it and just waited for someone to call. i even got it back to the owner.

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Old 12-06-18, 02:14 PM
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Old .. not geek ..

In a bag in my front pannier.. time waster.. still don't know why I got it,
a month ago,
but it seems compulsory,.

I Only take it out when inside a WiFi Site..


alternatively in a pocket of my Parka . coat..





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Old 12-06-18, 02:19 PM
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when riding in my baggy shorts, phone usually goes in the pocket of the shorts. When riding in the lycra shorts and cycling shirt, phone goes in right jersey pocket.
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Old 12-06-18, 03:01 PM
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I have a cycling wallet kind of thing that holds some money, copy of ID, keys, Chapstick, and my phone. And the whole thing goes in my jersey pocket.
If I'm commuting, the phone's in my backpack.
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Old 12-06-18, 03:11 PM
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I got a nice heavy duty ziploc type wallet with my Lazer helmet. Works pretty well at keeping everything sealed up, and hardly bigger than the phone itself.
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Old 12-06-18, 05:01 PM
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Mine is either in a baggy in my jersey pocket or zipped up inside a top tube bag. I think that is what you are calling a bento box. I guess your brother must have left his unzipped?
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Old 12-06-18, 06:26 PM
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Mine is either in a baggy in my jersey pocket or zipped up inside a top tube bag. I think that is what you are calling a bento box. I guess your brother must have left his unzipped?
His Bento bag has a magnetic closure. Iím betting the phone is not going back in there.
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Old 12-06-18, 07:22 PM
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Sorry, couldn't resist.

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  1. zipped up in my back pack .
  2. strapped to the 6 $ dollar store holder with the rubber dingys .
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I keep mine on my person.What if I am separated from the bike by a hit and run driver and end up in a roadside ditch too injured to get to the phone? Most of the jerseys I wear have separate zippered pocket on the left rear for the phone. I am not interested in Strava etc, so itís not a problem.
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Old 12-07-18, 12:00 PM
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Sorry, couldn't resist.

Is that android or ios
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Old 12-07-18, 12:45 PM
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Is that android or ios
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Old 12-07-18, 03:33 PM
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I'm holding out for a clipless version of this:

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Old 12-07-18, 06:52 PM
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My phone's at home, plugged in to the wall.
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Old 12-09-18, 07:52 PM
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Genuine Bell
Are you sure that wasn't a Western Electric?
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Old 12-09-18, 08:45 PM
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Are you sure that wasn't a Western Electric?
TBH, no. Not even sure itís domestic.
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Old 12-10-18, 07:25 AM
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Sorry, couldn't resist.

Makes me wish this forum software had a simple thumbs up or +1. That's great!
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Old 12-10-18, 08:10 AM
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Small crossbody purse holds phone, keys, pepper spray, alarm
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Old 12-10-18, 12:14 PM
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Been using this for 18 months. Phone has survived 2 crashes with no issues.

www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01I0K457A/

Sorry forum wont' let me post URLs yet. You will have to copy pase

$10 and no special attachments to the phone.
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Old 12-10-18, 12:15 PM
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it's wired to the wall.
lol!!
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Old 12-10-18, 12:20 PM
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This is very lengthy but it was a very interesting way to spend last Friday evening:

My brother and I several years ago
Cool story, bro! (not sarcastic)

I am not confident of the Quad Lock thing, it looks like a part of it needs to be glued to the back case of the phone.
I'm never confident of glued or chemical stuff.

I use a cheap Chinese waterproof phone holder like this:




But I replaced the cheap connector at the back with this.




And screwed this base plate onto the case:
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Old 12-10-18, 12:26 PM
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Fanny pack with my Glock 43, 2 reloads and a Streamlight AAA flashlight.

It works for me.
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Old 12-10-18, 12:26 PM
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I wear a Livall Helmet (livall.com) that has a microphone and speakers (as well as LED lighting including turn signals). The phone stays in its usual place on my belt.

The controls on the handlebar allow full device control and I use Android, so OK Google does all handsfree. I usually listen to music and have google maps on for oral directions when going to a new place. When riding with others, we connect the helmets like walkie-talkies so we can talk with each other at distance in a normal voice (no yelling), and although I have never tested it, if I fall over and do not move for 90 seconds it has an SOS alert that will call my family or emergency services.

While I could put the phone on the handlebar in front of me, there is no need. Phone calls, text reading messages, and Google Map oral instructions are perfectly adequate. Much safer to leave it in its magnetic clipped leather pouch.

PS: I am a customer, not associated with the company. Cost in NZ at Bikes and Barbers (the local ebike shop in my village) was NZ$200 when I bought it a year ago. Great accessory
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Old 12-10-18, 12:39 PM
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I know your brother's frustration when you go back and retrace your steps meticulously to find the missing article as soon as you realise it's missing....as long as you go back immediately to the last place you had it, or thought it may have ejected from somewhere, you can reassure yourself that you did your best to locate it and that someone else must have picked it up if it's not there. I have found umpteen things (including tiny diamonds that popped out of a ring; earrings, specs (broken) by doing this. But also had the ?inconvenience/frustration of going back immediately - lost car keys/dogleash/shoe-icegripper etc - to find them gone. However, by attaching a label that has phone number or War Amps tag,https://www.waramps.ca/ways-we-help/key-tags/ I have usually got the item back by the kind scooper-upper!!

My phone - usually in rear side or middle pocket. I'll have to figure out a system though, as when I am in a foreign country biking, and pull it out with gloved fingers to check location or take a photo, it's easy for other things like specs or a small baggie to be dragged out with it unnoticed. I guess that's when a handlebar mount comes in handy, but I'm running out of landscape in the cockpit with a small frame and a bell and an Edge computer there already.
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Old 12-10-18, 12:52 PM
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Ah puth id im my mouf.

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