Top 5 – Best Motorcycle Phone Mount
In motorcycle rallies you see everything … Some even attach their phone with velcro on their handlebars.
I wonder how many phones fall in the middle of the highway when their poor fixing loose attachment. There is a good chance that their phone are worth around $200 -$750 so it might be smarter to invest a little more so you don’t have to buy a new phone after each bike rally.
This article will give you the best 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, please be careful … Sending messages when riding a motorcycle is not a good idea. Set your phone up before your trip and stop if necessary. The first thing to do before finding the perfect motorcycle mount is measuring the exact size of your phone. Do you use a phone case?
There are universal cases designed for motorcycles that will also take into account your phone case. Next determines where you want to fix it, 80% of the mount 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 heat season, which can affect the temperature of the phone if you choose a cover and a low-end holder. There are also cuff-like holders to attach your phone directly to your forearm, it’s up to you to make the choice that suits you the best …
Sidebar type brackets
1.Support Smart-Moto “Waterproof” from Road Clique $39,95 (Currently $19,95 Sale!)
This phone mount deserves the 1st place of the ranking, because it is the most effective, combines the essential characteristics of a good mount 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.
- 360 degree rotation
- Anti-vibration system
- Water resistance
- Stable support
- Touch screen input
- No sun visor
2.Support Smart-Moto “BODY ARMOR” from Road Clique $49,95 (Currently $24,95 Sale!)
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
- Quality fixation
- real armor for your smartphone
- anti-slip / anti-vibration system
- 360 degree rotation
- Only for iPhones
3.Arkon MC2C5WPCS $50.70
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.
Cover 1: height: 161 mm X width: 83 mm
Cover 2: height: 130 mm X width: 70 mm
- waterproof cover
- Space to house the cables
- Swivels 360 degrees
- Unmeasured heat
- Only 2 models of cover
- phone carrier
4.GIVI S957B universal smartphone holder $49.00
Simple 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.
Dimensions: 81 × 160
Plastic dimension: 69 × 151
- Strap included
- 360 degree adjustable
- Sun visor included
- One cover model
- touch precision not optimal
- phone carrier
5.Support Moto Quad Lock $49.90
- The phone attaches and detaches easily
- solid fixation
- 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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