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Old 12-13-18, 12:48 PM
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Originally Posted by ascherer View Post
Sorry, couldn't resist.

makes it a bear to send a text on...
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Old 12-13-18, 01:11 PM
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On the road bike it usually goes in my handlebar bag or less often, my saddlebag. On the mountain bike, I have a phone wallet that velcros onto the shoulder strap of my hydration pack. You can see it in the picture here:



...And you can buy it here: https://www.universalcycles.com/shop...&category=1804
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Old 12-13-18, 01:56 PM
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Apple watch!!

No need for phone can even talk and ride no problem.
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Old 12-13-18, 06:32 PM
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I recently switched to a cellular watch. Samsung galaxy watch. It is great. I wear it on my wrist all day. I do not have to have my cell phone with me. It has a great app when it comes to cycling.

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Old 12-16-18, 12:32 AM
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This works incredibly well for me! I have three of them, one on each of my three bikes.

https://www.amazon.com/Rotation-Alum...e+phone+holder



$14.00 from Amazon
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Old 12-16-18, 03:47 PM
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Originally Posted by DrDyno View Post
$14.00 from Amazon
Though I don't carry my phone on rides, that is an incredible price!

Heck, I bought a simple K Edge Go Pro recorder mount for my bike at $60 few years ago.. :-O
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Old 12-16-18, 09:50 PM
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Yeah, that does look good, and it's cheap. But the name? Gub? Really?
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Old 12-17-18, 06:52 AM
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Henry, just messin' with you. No harm intended. Glad you didn't take it wrong.

Believe me, it’s very hard to offend me!
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Old 12-18-18, 09:48 AM
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I carry my phone in the pocket of my shorts.
I have yet to lose it but if I did it would be no big deal to me except for the added expense of having to replace it.
I am 53 but I guess I have still not gotten old enough yet to worry about nonsense like my dear old grandmother.
Pretty sure my friends and family are not going into panic mode either if I am off the grid for awhile.
Gotta go.
I am off to change into clean underwear in case I get into an accident.

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Old 12-19-18, 07:04 AM
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I can see the safety factor in phones. I just.. I dunno… whether or not I have mine with me is dependent upon my wife's need to know where I am I guess. Although that red phone holder accessory looks pretty neat.
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Old 12-19-18, 10:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Jon T View Post
I keep mine in its case in the middle jersey pocket. Never have had any problems but the phone is a lot smaller than the pocket.
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I keep mine in either my handlebar bag, or my seat bag, along with my wallet. Never in a pants pocket. And since I don't wear cycling jerseys, they are even closer to my body,

But this thread DOES remind us all to carry some sort of emergency contact info with us when we ride, whether in a group OR solo. An ounce of prevention (or 1/10th of an oune) can prevent a butt-load of worry or heartache.
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Like this; https://www.rokform.com/pages/bike-mounts
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Old 12-20-18, 05:50 AM
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Originally Posted by Cougrrcj View Post
But this thread DOES remind us all to carry some sort of emergency contact info with us when we ride, whether in a group OR solo. An ounce of prevention (or 1/10th of an oune) can prevent a butt-load of worry or heartache.
Good reminder. After my brother’s incident I checked the emergency information in my phone. I added my total hip replacement to my medical information as if my scar wasn’t enough evidence.
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Old 12-20-18, 07:32 AM
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Originally Posted by Cougrrcj View Post
I keep mine in either my handlebar bag, or my seat bag, along with my wallet. Never in a pants pocket. And since I don't wear cycling jerseys, they are even closer to my body,

But this thread DOES remind us all to carry some sort of emergency contact info with us when we ride, whether in a group OR solo. An ounce of prevention (or 1/10th of an oune) can prevent a butt-load of worry or heartache.
+1 on the emergency contact info. I've scanned and reduced the size of my drivers license, insurance card, CC permit and an ICE contact list folded into about a 2" x 2" piece of paper tucked into the small pocket on the "door" part of all my frequently ridden bikes seat bags, along with $10. I also have a road ID bracelet and carry my LCP in place of tools if I'm not riding with a group. I agree it's taking a risk not to have a phone with you. Boy Scout envy I guess, I was never one

One item I don't yet have I think is a good idea is a tourniquet band in every seat bag. I take a daily 81 mg aspirin and my blood is fairly thin. My brother witnessed a weightlifter type (heavy but not fat) guy riding what must have been a BSO bike with a long seat tube that broke off cutting his leg deeply right around the femoral vein. Luckily he was in a populated area of the Raleigh greenway system, because he nearly bled out before EMS arrived.

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Old 12-20-18, 11:34 AM
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Mount case using zip-ties on stem since the phone is a DUMB old flip PHONE, https://www.amazon.com/Universal-Rug...7R74RZC842YBN0
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Old 12-23-18, 09:10 PM
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Well I went form this: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
It was good but it rattled and felt like eventually it would break off. It has been through 2 crashes with no ejections or damage to my phone.

I just bought this: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
It is extremely sturdy. My phone isn't going anywhere. Its also low profile. My one concern is to be moderate in screwing my phone in so I don't damage my phone when securing it into the mount. I tend to over-tighten things. To make me feel better I used the mesh rubber-band from the first mount on the second. That way I only tighten a little but the rubber band holds it the rest. I prefer the new mount.

for both of these, I like that there are no mounting pieces on my phone.
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Old 12-23-18, 09:39 PM
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I like the Topeak phone mount, and I use their Panobike app. The mount holds my iPhone 6S Plus without moving, the app does a good job of measuring speeds, climbs, descents, and recording my riding routes.

I would prefer to ride without my electronic leash, but I run a small e-commerce business, and am always at work, even when riding.
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Used the Roam mount for a spell, but seemed I was having to tighten it all the time. Been carrying a messenger bag the last part of this year so I have ditched the Roam; not like I need Google Maps or look at Facebook when I ride.
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Old 01-25-19, 09:08 PM
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Stays behind on my desk, I ride to get away. There are guys I won't ride with because they stop to take calls and get pissed when I keep going. Their choice, TFB!
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Old 01-25-19, 11:12 PM
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Oddly I did 3 long Bike tours , including 1 behind the only months ago, freshly discarded into the dust bin of history Warsaw pact countries
of Eastern Europe Poland and Czechoslovakia,

that were behind the Iron Curtain until march of that year,

With out a GPS, Phone, and extensive pre planning, ... and used paper maps, including one of Poland I got from a fellow passenger

While on a Ferry from Copenhagen, under way on the voyage there.. on the Baltic Sea..





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Originally Posted by coffeesnob View Post
Is that android or ios
Landroid.

And I carry mine in a zippered pocket in the baggy shorts.
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Old 01-26-19, 05:29 AM
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Originally Posted by DrDyno View Post
This works incredibly well for me! I have three of them, one on each of my three bikes.

https://item.taobao.com/item.htm?spm=a1z10.3-c.w4002-13020204076.14.3aa5226eUh5cQs&id=550148399798

I concur.

I mounted mine directly to my stem cap.

I also carry a spare phone in a pocket or bag.

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Old 01-26-19, 06:30 AM
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Originally Posted by SHBR View Post

https://item.taobao.com/item.htm?spm...d=550148399798

I concur.

I mounted mine directly to my stem cap.

I also carry a spare phone in a pocket or bag.
Only 2 phones on every ride?
Sounds a bit reckless. I hope you at least carry a couple of spare batteries also
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