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its trainer time - best way to hold my tablet in front of my bike?

Old 01-29-15, 07:11 AM
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its trainer time - best way to hold my tablet in front of my bike?

I'm mostly happy with my trainer setup except for the position of my tablet in front of my bike. Its an awkward stretch in front of me due to the distance of the wheel + edge of counter. Is there a (front) wheelless mount that i could use? i there a handlebar mount for a tablet?

(I live in nyc .... definitely not enough room to plop my bike in front of the tv)
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Old 01-29-15, 07:35 AM
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Music stand.
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Old 01-29-15, 07:41 AM
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Originally Posted by PRus View Post
Music stand.
That is the cheapest way...although as a musician I wouldn't even try to keep paper sheetmusic on a folding wire music stand-forget about a $100+ tablet

Performance has something more secure and less ghetto:
Travel Trac Book Caddy
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Ive got one of these. For 15 bucks its does the job well enough

Travel Trac Book Caddy

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Old 01-29-15, 08:27 AM
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Originally Posted by Marcus_Ti View Post
That is the cheapest way...although as a musician I wouldn't even try to keep paper sheetmusic on a folding wire music stand-forget about a $100+ tablet

Performance has something more secure and less ghetto:
Travel Trac Book Caddy
Originally Posted by 06SpiceRed View Post
Ive got one of these. For 15 bucks its does the job well enough

Travel Trac Book Caddy


This.

I've got one and use my ipad in it's apple cover on it for hours now.

I will note: Cut up an old inner tube the length of your stem, split it so you can wrap it around your stem and use some silicone self adhereing/self sealing tape to hold the inner tube to your stem.

you will thank me later. my only complaint on the book caddy is the attachment for it is that it tends to wear through any paint on your stem when you tighten it.
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Old 01-29-15, 08:38 AM
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I've borrowed a daughters music stand for the last few years but that book caddy posted above looks great.
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Old 01-29-15, 08:55 AM
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I use a Square Jellyfish Tablet Tripod Mount Mounted on my camera tripod. Works with my iPad mini - not sure how big a tablet it will work with though. Stabile and secure and doesn't interfere w tops of handlebars like a bike mounted one may.

if you do look into these note they make 2 versions one with a plastic tripod mounting point; and one with metal. Get the metal one - sounds like the plastic threads wear out quickly according to Amazon reviews.

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