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Positioning of mobile phone on handlebar

When using a maps app on a smartphone, I find it distinctly more appealing to position the phone in landscape mode. I'm not entirely clear why, perhaps because the app designers (google maps, say) pay ...
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Dedicated bike GPS computer over smartphone

Yes, I know it's a duplicate of questions that have been asked before, for example this one: Are there advantages of dedicated bike computer instead of smartphone apps? But I feel that most of the ...
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Smartphone mount: stem mounted vs top tube

For those of you that have tried these, I'm wondering if the stem (or even bar) mount is preferrable over the top tube mount? Seems like having the top tube mount means you have to look further back (...
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What waterproofing rating is sufficient for a navigation device for touring?

I am exploring the possibility of using my phone as the main navigation device for touring. The phone (Pixel 2) is IP67-rated and I was planning to use it without any additional waterproofing, just ...
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What does the Cycliq “Universal” Adaptor connect to?

I have a couple of Cycliq cameras that use this 1/8 turn connector. What type of connector is the other end (the two protrusions with a hole through them)? Photos taken from https://www....
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How can I mount my phone and my battery pack to my bike?

On long bike rides, my phone dies often. Is there any way I can mount my phone, a galaxy s5, and my battery pack, pictured, to my bike? I'd say that mounting to the handlebars would be ideal, but I'm ...
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What is the best way to track your mileage, routes and calories burned?

Recently I got a new cyclocross bike and now I am daily commuting around 25km (not much, but daily) and I am trying to calculate my diet, calories etc. Now I am wondering if there is a good device ...
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Smartphone racing bike mount [closed]

I have a Samsung S Advance smartphone, and I want to mount it on my racing bike. The only bike mounts I can find are either iphone mounts, or a few universal bike mounts, but these are all too small ...
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Repurpose old android phone (without cell phone plan) as cycle computer with GPS tracking?

I upgraded my cell phone and now have a Droid X2 without cell service that I'm not using for anything. Can I utilize my old Droid X2 phone (or any android phone without a cell phone plan) as a basic ...
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Smartphone mounted on handlebar: Will vibrations during cycling damage it?

I would like to mount my smartphone on my bike's handlebar. However, I am worried about that the vibrations when cycling will damage my smartphone's internal electronics. I am using a trekking ...
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How to mount Galaxy S3 on a mountain bike [closed]

I want to mount my Galaxy S III on my mountain bike. I already use a case that suites me well, so I don't want to go for another case. What I'm looking for is a mounting system which will mount my ...
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What should I look for when buying a smartphone handlebar mount?

I am not interested in a specific product recommendation in answer to this question (like the existing iPhone question), but rather the key attributes to consider when buying a smartphone mount. ...
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Are there advantages of dedicated bike computer instead of smartphone apps?

I do a lot of road biking. I have a basic Catseye onboard computer for my speed and odometer. But I also use my iPhone to track and record my biking. I've tried a variety of iPhone apps, the best ones ...
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Android/EVO bike mount recommendations

Does anyone have experience mounting an EVO phone on the handlebars of a road bike?
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iPhone 4 bike mount recommendations

Can anyone recommend a good bike mount for the iPhone 4? There seem to be a lot of reviews for the old models. Update: I'm mounting this on a Trek 1.5 Triple with Bontrager SSR VR bars. Update: I'...