how to mount moto droid to your bicycle

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  1. segen77

    segen77 Member

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    I've seen a few apps out there that allow you to track your bike ride, but I'm not sure how to securely mount it to my bike. Last thing I want is to rig something up that may fall off. Has anyone had any experience getting it mounted, and if so can you post pics?

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    There is a company that makes cases (had one for my Treo) that had an interchangeable backpiece for a bunch of different mounts. Car, bike, belt clip, etc. I can't remember the name off the top of my head, but will look into it. Would be great to have it on my handlebars, but am doing just fine with it in my vest pocket for now. It still picks up the GPS, and I can hear the announcements clearly.

    Out of curiosity, have you picked an app yet? And if so, which one?
     
  3. Martin030908

    Martin030908 Super Moderator

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    There's an app called SportyPal. Give it a look.
     
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    While apps can do many things, they cannot save Droid from a death fall.
     
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    Check ebay...they have bike mounts in their cell phone section. They also have them on Amazon too...
     
  6. segen77

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    haven't picked an app yet. looking at my tracks and cardio trainer for now.
     
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    I routinely go street and mountain biking and take my phone along with me and I use this.. Bontrager: Accessory Packs (Model #07716).
    While it may not be a mount per say, it fits the droid fine and it is so secure the only way it could fall off is if I'm in some horrendous crash.
    I have that cell phone pouch attached to this.. Bontrager: PRO Pack (Model #07722) underneath the seat.

    I use the velcro pro pack and then i have the cell phone pouch velcroed around the straps of the pro pack and it is very secure and sturdy.

    The pro pack I have is the 75 cu. inch model.

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    I'm looking more for something that can be mounted to the stem or bar so that the maps can be sued during the ride. I know I could always just start it recording and put it in my camel back, but this isn't quite what i'm looking for.
     
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    Wow yall are brave. i would never trust a bike mount with my droid. well if u have insurance guess it really doesn't matter
     
  10. segen77

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    I'll trust the right bike mount. I do'nt like the look of those universal ones though. :icon_eek:
     
  11. Martin030908

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    Pretty cool they have mounts for bikes. Actually thought it was a lil silly when I saw the thread but I guess DROID really does. It even goes off-road apparently.
     
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