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Where do you put your cell phone

Old 08-03-09, 03:28 PM
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Where do you put your cell phone

I mean while cycling. This seems to be a pretty lame question, I put it in my pocket, but it keeps bouncing around when I pedal fast and I do not carry a backpack or messenger bag with me
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Old 08-03-09, 03:30 PM
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I carry mine in a jersey pocket. Never really had an issue with it bouncing around. Perhaps your jersey is too baggy.
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Old 08-03-09, 03:37 PM
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In one of my panniers. I have a Blackberry.
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In my saddle bag.
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Old 08-03-09, 03:41 PM
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You should always have a little saddle bag for multitool, spare tube, inflator, ID, some cash. The cell phone can go there.
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Old 08-03-09, 05:35 PM
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That or a frame bag, yeah. Failure to plan is planning to fail.
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Old 08-03-09, 06:08 PM
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Seat bag. In a jersey pocket it will bounce around, get a lot of sweat unless bagged...and increase the urge to answer.

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Old 08-03-09, 06:12 PM
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Wasn't there a thread like this about a month ago????

Anyways, I typically ride in shorts with cell phone pockets. Phones don't have room to bounce much in there. Wrangler Hero Originals and Dickies are my faves.
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Old 08-03-09, 06:14 PM
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I put my cell phone with my keys and multi-tool, in my Jandd seat post bag. I'm really happy with it.
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Old 08-03-09, 06:18 PM
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
Wasn't there a thread like this about a month ago????
Yep:
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=97717



And the cell phone my father loaned to me ended up in pockets of jackets I wore through the winter, in the bottom of my backpack, sitting on my desk, or wherever. It seemed to migrate around and I often lost track of it ... it would be months between times when I thought I might use it, and I was forever losing track of it. Now that I'm in Australia, I'm once again cell-phone-free. For now. My husband is threatening to get me one and put it in my handlebar bag for when I start cycling again.
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Old 08-03-09, 06:43 PM
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In the handy dandy case it came with attached to my belt or waistband. Occasionally in the handle bar bag pocket. I have one with a camera that comes in handy on occasion.

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Old 08-03-09, 07:19 PM
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frame bag, where my keys and wallet go...should probably get a seat bag for stuff like a multitool and tubes...tho i also usually carry my backpack
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Old 08-03-09, 07:32 PM
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Inside a ziplock bag to protect it from the sweat, then inside my jersey pocket.
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Depending on how far I am riding I will put it in my jersey or in a bento bag. I have ridden with it in the side of my bra at times.
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In a little bag just below my handlebars, with the Halt!
I answered it while riding this past weekend (in very rural Indiana, no traffic) and had my first-ever wrong number call while riding a bike and first-ever phone call while riding without pulling over and stopping. Kids! Don't try this at home!
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Old 08-03-09, 07:50 PM
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the last pair of knickers i bought had a nice pocket on the left calf.
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Old 08-04-09, 03:28 AM
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On one of my bikes, an MTB, I've got a "bum bag" which fits under the centre of the handlebars, and the straps go securely around the brake levers. I think Americans call these "fanny packs," although that would have a different meaning here. It has three zipped pockets, and it's very useful. I miss my old Carradice saddlebag, though. It had an expanding flap and two side pockets, and you wouldn't believe the quantity of school books it would take.
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Old 08-04-09, 05:45 AM
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Originally Posted by EraserGirl View Post
the last pair of knickers i bought had a nice pocket on the left calf.
I nearly lost my monocle when I read that. Talk about two nations divided by a common language!
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I don't mean to poke the O.P. -- but can't people figure anything out for themselves anymore? Do we have to turn to the internets to find an answer to the simplest of problems?

If someone said the best place is to slide it right between your butt cheeks, and someone else concurred, would you? Or would you stick with your gut feel and go with that handy place people have been stashing stuff for centuries -- the pocket? And if that's no good, a man purse (or some other type of bag). There aren't any new magical options that are being kept from you!

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Old 08-04-09, 06:33 AM
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Originally Posted by billyymc View Post
I don't mean to poke the O.P.
Then don't. Yeah, it's a minor concern, but so what? The OP is looking for opinions, nothing more.

I keep mine in a handlebar bag, or in a jacket pocket, depending on the weather. Frame bags are also convenient.
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I keep mine turned off to save the battery and then wedged into my under seat pack. I fried a cell phone I used to keep in my jersey, due to sweat.
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Old 08-04-09, 07:44 AM
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I'm having a hard time imaging jersey's where a cell phone can bounce around in the pocket. Are those jersey's made of cotton or something? All mine are syntheic material and the pockets are snug. Nothing bounces around at all.
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Old 08-04-09, 07:55 AM
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My cell phone is in my stem mounted Topeak phone holder.

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Jersey pocket, in a plastic bag with my drivers license.
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