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Mount Multiple Devices with the Ultra-Swivel “Diamond” Mount

Got a gadget you want to mount on a motorcycle? The Ultra-Swivel Mount can be used to mount a variety of devices such as phones, GPS and satellite radio.

The Ultra-Swivel features our patent-pending connector that provides unlimited positioning ability (right/left or up/down). It is so sleek and slim, you'll hardly know it's there. All components are aluminum and stainless steel so they’ll never rust or break!

Mount Location Options: Choose from handlebar, brake/clutch/controls, mirror stem or windshield (as well as a specialty application for the Can-Am Spyder). Most options are available in both chrome and black finish. Prices start at $44.99.

For GPS & satellite radio

For iPhones

  • Tracey Cramer

Tight on Space? Try the URBAN Mirror Mounts!

Need to mount a phone, GPS, camera or other device on a motorcycle, but tight on space?

The URBAN Mirror Mounts fit on any brand/model motorcycle with a mirror stem measuring 3/8 inch (9.5mm) to 1/2 inch (12.7mm). It can be mounted in any direction (front/back, left/right). Check out this video to see how easy it is!

We call these “Stealth Mounts” because they’re so unobtrusive; the bracket measures less than 2 inches square! Plus, the location on the mirror stem is out of the way of anything and everything.
 
Whether you choose to mount a phone, GPS, camera or even a drink holder, the ‘gripper’ portion of the mount can be adjusted and angled to where you need it.

Leader Mounts are manufactured in the USA from aluminum and stainless steel – no rust, no wear! Prices start at $59.99. Click here to see URBAN Mirror Mounts (click here to see all Mirror Mounts).

  • Tracey Cramer

How to Use the GPS Ball Mount With Your GPS


The GPS Ball Mount is designed to work with any GPS with a 17mm ball receiver hole. This includes Garmin GPS, many Magellan models, and others (note that TomTom GPS models DO NOT utilize this size ball).

To use the GPS Ball Mount, you must have a GPS with the ball receiver hole, either built in to the GPS or as a plate/cradle that attaches to the GPS. In Garmin Nuvi kits, this cradle is usually a rigid plastic material that 'clips' to the GPS at top and bottom, as shown in this photo.

Since this plate is a rigid plastic material (unlike our parts which are aluminum and stainless steel), we suggest you glue that plate to the back of your GPS. If have a Garmin Nuvi, you may also want to consider the Diamond Mount.

  • Tracey Cramer

How to Waterproof Your Phone

Our phones have become an extension of us. We don’t go anywhere without them, and we use them for everything - from surfing the internet to taking photos to keeping track of our schedule to updating our Facebook profile. We often have our entire contact lists in them. I sometimes joke that my entire life is in my phone!

So it goes without saying that getting your phone wet is a bad thing. Besides the inconvenience, these mini-computers are no longer cheap to replace!

So how do you protect your phone while using it on a motorcycle? Here are some ideas for waterproofing your phone.

 

Aftermarket Cases

Nowadays there are many waterproof phone cases to choose from; Otterbox and Lifeproof are two better-known waterproof phone case brands.

If you have a cover like that on your phone, it adds bulk (size) and weight. So when you consider mounting it on your motorcycle, it helps to know the total dimensions (width, height AND depth) of your phone in its case. Then you can choose a mount that accommodates that. (Helpful hint: check out our Phone Sizing Guide).

If you don’t want to spend the money on an Otterbox or similar (because they do generally cost more), here are several suggestions for keeping your phone dry. (BTW these apply nicely to iPod as well.)

 

 

Low-tech approach

Zip-lock baggie! Keep a few of these in your saddlebag (or pocket) and simply slip it on over your phone, iPod or satellite radio. Make sure you get a high-quality brand so the ‘zip’ really ‘locks’!

 

Mid-tech approach


The Caddy Buddy Waterproof Phone Mount
 is made of a vinyl material with a harder ‘backing’ sewn in for support. It has a slim, unobtrusive profile and the clear cover allows you to operate your touch screen. The back side features a swivel mechanism to you can tilt/angle the phone, with both vertical and horizontal options.

The Caddy Buddy fits phones up to 3-7/8 inch wide and 6-1/8 inch high. Depth capability depends in part on size of phone; best under ½ inch. You can run wires out of it either at the top edge (it has a velcro closure) or by snipping a tiny hole in the exact place you need it.

 

High-tech approach

If you’ve got a large phone - or you have a thick case or cover on your phone that you don’t want to have to remove - the Hydra waterproof phone/GPS mount may be of interest to you.

The Hydra is a case with a zipper closure on three edges. It has a special waterproof ‘plug’ to run wires out if needed and is available in several sizes. Because it has a thicker vinyl front, I don’t recommend trying to use the touch screen. The Hydra is a bit bulkier than other options, but it’s 100 percent waterproof!

  • Tracey Cramer

New Mount for Can-Am Spyder Riders

The new URBAN Can-Am Spyder mount for phones, GPS and other devices features a slimmed-down, streamlined look that many of today’s riders are looking for.

The bracket is manufactured in Minnesota, USA of aluminum and then anodized a rich black so a) it’s extremely durable, and b) it looks like it belongs on your bike!

The bracket mounts to the bolts in the center handlebar area of Can-Am Spyders. In fact, the bracket can be mounted to the top bolts, bottom bolts, or even kitty-corner. Two sets of replacement bolts and four spacers are included in the kit so no matter which bolt ‘pattern’ you choose, you’ve got everything you need. Click here to see how easy installation is!

If you’re looking to mount a phone, GPS, drink holder, camera or other device on a Can-Am Spyder, check out all the new URBAN mount options here.

  • Tracey Cramer

New Product: X-Grip Phone/GPS Mount Now in Larger Size

"Give ‘em an inch, they’ll take a mile."

Actually, we hope this extra inch gives you MANY more miles of happy riding time!

What is this inch we speak of? The X-Grip Adaptor mount just got an inch bigger!

The Original X-Grip Adaptor fits devices up to 3.5 inch wide, while the new LARGE X-Grip Adaptor mount accommodates phones and other items (such as GPS) up to 4.5 inches wide.

Now, if you’ve got a case or cover on your phone that makes it wider, you don’t have to remove it when riding!

X-Grip Mount features include:

  • A four-leg design with rubber-coated tips that provides great holding power without covering your phone
  • A spring-loaded holder that expands and contracts, allowing for perfect fit
  • Open sides that allow easy access to wiring/plug-ins
  • Ultra-Swivel for nearly unlimited tilt/angle ability (mount vertically or horizontally, then refine!)
  • Multiple mounting locations – handlebar, brake/clutch, mirror stem & windshield – with both chrome and black options
  • Stainless steel component that won’t rust or wear

The X-Grip Adaptor Mount is Made in the USA and has a classy look that is unmatched by other motorcycle phone mounts.  It can be used by all types of riders: sport, dual-sport/adventure, adventure/touring and cruiser riders.

Pricing starts at $69.99. Check out full descriptions and features here!

  • Tracey Cramer