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Old 04-19-16, 05:07 PM
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Outdoor Products Phone Case

I have this case. It was cheap it works well and I would like to use it on my next tour as a way to mount my iPhone on my handlebars. Any ideas how I can accomplish this task is greatly appreciated.

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Quad Lock make a kit that includes the stem or handlebar "click mount" as well as the fitting with some super-duper adhesive that goes on the back of a case a such as yours.

The Quad Lock appears to be highly regarded in the reviews I have read, and I just ordered one of the kits for my own phone. It's nice that it is an innovative Australian design.

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Quad Lock - iPhone Bike Mounts
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Thanks so much for the reply. However I am looking for more of a "home grown" solution. Some way to attach this particular case to my handlebars.
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I have used zip ties in the past. Or perhaps you could drill holes in the back and use bolts. There are many Instuctables on the topic, I suggest looking them up.
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Originally Posted by Rowan
Quad Lock make a kit that includes the stem or handlebar "click mount" as well as the fitting with some super-duper adhesive that goes on the back of a case a such as yours.

The Quad Lock appears to be highly regarded in the reviews I have read, and I just ordered one of the kits for my own phone. It's nice that it is an innovative Australian design.

The website is here:

Quad Lock - iPhone Bike Mounts
Mini Product Review

I ordered one of these, and it arrived last week. The first outing with my Samsung Core Prime was yesterday. Cost for the mount and sticky attachment was around $AUD45 including postage (free), plus $20 for a rear phone cover (Quad Lock doesn't make a rear cover for anything except bloddy iPhones, so I have to go the separate route, although the total cost was still less than the approx $AUD75 for the iPhone kit).

This is a quality product based on feel and the mechanism. Very simple in concept. I took the sticky attachment, put it on the back of the phone cover after doing the measurements to get it centred properly; used two of the four supplied rubber O-rings to mount the base on the bar that is part of my Topeak handlebar bag system; and twisted-and-clicked the phone in place. Removal was jsut as simple, too, although the collar has to be held down to unlock the mechanism before the twist.

The test ride over 40km yesterday was not the smoothest, but at no time was I concerned about the mount flying free and falling to ground (as it did when I improvised several weeks previously -- when the phone was only a matter of days old, so it does now bear some battle scars).

Using the O-rings to hold the mount in place means I can fairly easilly transfer it to my other bikes, although I am seriously considering getting another two or three for my other regular-use bikes, and Machka's bikes.

It really does work that well and is a much better fix than me trying to kludge something together.

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