Top 5 – Best Motorcycle Phone Mount

Top 5 – Best Motorcycle Phone Mount

In motorcycle rallies you can really see everything … Some even attach their phone with velcro on their handlebars. What’s to wonder how many phones fall in the middle of the highway when their poor loose attachment. There is a good chance that your phone is worth around 200 € -750 € so it is better to invest a minimum so you do not have to buy one after each bike course. This article will give you the best internet recommendations before buying a motorcycle phone holder. One usually uses his smartphone on motorcycle to replace a GPS. But with some Moto Kit like the Sena SMH5D-02 you can also make calls or listen to music. No matter what you decide to do be careful … Sending messages when riding a motorcycle is a bad idea. Configures your phone before your trip and stop if necessary. The first thing to do before finding the perfect motorcycle mount is to measure the exact size of your phone. Do you use a hull? There are universal cases designed for motorcycles that will also take into account your hull. Next determines where you want to fix it, 80% of the supports are designed to be fixed on the top of the handlebar, nevertheless it will be necessary to pay attention to the rays of the sun during the high heats, which can affect the temperature of the phone if you choose a cover and a low-end support. There are also cuff-like supports to attach your phone directly to your forearm, it’s up to you to make the choice that suits you best …

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Sidebar type brackets

1.Support Smart-Moto “Waterproof” from Road Clique $39,95  (Currently $19,95  Sale!)
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This support deserves the 1st place of the ranking, because it is effective, combines the essential characteristics of a good support and does not add any superficiality. First of all, it has a solid and stable metal fixing, which is fixed on the sidebar of your bike, thanks to a rubber system called ABS, the support does not skid and does not vibrate. This support is waterproof so even in case of torrential rain NO worries! Finally it is a universal support, so it adapts to all smartphones which is unfortunately not the case for all models of media. With 4 models of covers, it is the support that offers the best compatibility in terms of cover. You will have a cover well adapted to the proportion of your smartphone and can avoid the bad surprise of the poorly trimmed support that prevent you from using the touch screen of your smartphone. We also appreciated the fact that the price remains competitive especially if you take advantage of the current promotion, so we have with this support a very good value for money. However, one downside, we regret that there is no sun visor included.

Good points

360 degree rotation
Anti-vibration system
Water resistance
Stable support
Touch screen input

Negative points

No sun visor

2.Support Smart-Moto “BODY ARMOR” from Road Clique $49,95  (Currently $24,95  Sale!)
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This support could have been placed at the head of the pack but the fact that it is only usable by Iphone owners prevents us from placing it in the lead. This stand will be suitable for those looking for strong protection because as the name suggests (armor in English) it has been designed as such with enhanced protection on the outside and a second silicone protection on the inside to ensure safety maximum for your phone. Your smartphone will be completely protected and even if it had fallen, an emergency fastener ensures its safety. In addition to this support is waterproof so no matter the weather, you will not be pissed off. This support also allows you to use your touch screen at any time without having to detach your smartphone. When fixing, it is solid and metal, plus a system that attaches to your side bar anti-slip rubber and anti-vibration that ensures both the stability of the support and comfort of being able to watch your screen. phone without shaking. The only negative is of course that it can only be used by Iphone owners

Good points

Quality fixation
real armor for your smartphone
anti-slip / anti-vibration system
360 degree rotation
Waterproof
Negative points

Only for iPhones

3.Arkon MC2C5WPCS $50.70
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This support has a waterproof integrated cover that will allow you to protect your smartphone in case of bad weather. For aesthetic concerns and organization, there is even a space to accommodate the different cables or wire of your smartphone that can be embarrassing. And a 360 degree swivel allows you to have a comfort for the good reading of the screen of your phone at any time. However, a negative point on this support is the poor protection against the heat that can meet your phone when it is hot. An integrated sun visor would not have been too much. There are also only two models of covers available, for its price we would have expected a little more from the Arkon brand. All in all, this support is still interesting, and includes the essential features of a good support.

Dimensions:

Cover 1: height: 161 mm X width: 83 mm
Cover 2: height: 130 mm X width: 70 mm
Good points:

waterproof cover
Space to house the cables
Swivels 360 degrees
Negative points:

Unmeasured heat
Only 2 models of cover
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4.GIVI S957B universal smartphone holder $49.00

motorcycle-phone-mountSimple and reliable support with integrated sun visor. This motorcycle phone holder will suit medium to large smartphones. It remains simple and effective and includes the essential elements of a good support ie, protection for the phone and has a good fixation. The possibility of turning his phone on 360 degree fixation is also present, as well as a strap that allows to keep his smartphone. Unfortunately only one size of cover is available, so it will not be suitable for everyone. One downside, the use of touch may require to take the phone out of its cover, the sensitivity is ok but the accuracy rather average. On the whole it remains a good support especially if you are constantly confronted with the sun, thanks to the integrated sunshade.

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Dimensions: 81 × 160
Plastic dimension: 69 × 151
Good points:

Strap included
360 degree adjustable
Sun visor included
Negative points:

One cover model
touch precision not optimal
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5.Support Moto Quad Lock $49.90
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Small, light and practical, Quad Lock support is an original support, developed by an Australian company that saw its first project raised funds on kickstarter, it is sure that this support is an original idea and enjoys a very good marketing . In terms of use, it is convenient because you can easily attach and detach the smartphone from the attachment. The handlebar mount looks solid and well thought out. However account an additional 30en euros to get the unique Quad Lock shell for your phone that fits your attachment. And if you ruin it, the money spent can quickly accumulate. The price of support is high when you know that all the essential features of a good support are not even found here, if it starts to rain it will immediately detach and store your smartphone so unusable in wet weather. No sunshades or protective cover when the weather is very sunny so hard to use. Finally, although the idea is original, this support is currently only available for Android, if you have an iPhone, you will have to look for another alternative. Moreover in case of fall or shock for your smartphone no protection is provided. In summary this support is an original idea and still practical, however, the essential points of a good support are not all present and apart from its originality there are still more disadvantages than benefits.

Good points:

The phone attaches and detaches easily
solid fixation
Lightweight
Original
Negative points:

Not waterproof
Does not protect the smartphone in the event of a fall
No sun visor
High price
Only fits on Quad Lock hulls
Only for Android
No 360 degree rotation

 

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