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Just brought a new Garmin 64S, just waiting for it to come, and was looking at the mounting options.

 

After a bit of help, advice on mounting my GPS securely.

What have you used, what works and what doesn't.

 

Was looking at the below RAM mount and the bracket to secure it to the bars??

 

Also what Topo maps to get.

 

Any ideas or thoughts would be appreciated.

 

 

 

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I use that mount 100% better than the stock Ram mounts with the ball ends !!

I would definitely suggested that one to you, nice and low and if you mount it centre of bars it sits under the bar height so if you go upside down it clears the Garmin being hit !!

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I use that mount 100% better than the stock Ram mounts with the ball ends !!

I would definitely suggested that one to you, nice and low and if you mount it centre of bars it sits under the bar height so if you go upside down it clears the Garmin being hit !!

Cheers,

Thought it looked sturdy.

$28 for the ram mount posted and $50 for the aluminium bracket posted seemed reasonable.

Hope I don't try to check the clearance on the bars out.

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Cheers,

Thought it looked sturdy.

$28 for the ram mount posted and $50 for the aluminium bracket posted seemed reasonable.

Hope I don't try to check the clearance on the bars out.

 

The alloy mount will come with the Garmin mount ...

Its sold as a complete unit not separately !!

 

Have you got a link for the alloy mount ????

I wouldn't mind another one actually saves me swapping from & to each bike  :)

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The alloy mount will come with the Garmin mount ...

Its sold as a complete unit not separately !!

 

Have you got a link for the alloy mount ????

I wouldn't mind another one actually saves me swapping from & to each bike   :)

 

The aluminium mount was on ebay and said it was only for the aluminium bracket?

 

Ordered one and the Ram mount separately.

 

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http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/271956077416?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

 

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The aluminium mount was on ebay and said it was only for the aluminium bracket?

 

Ordered one and the Ram mount separately.

Search ebay and item no below.

 

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Yep he was selling them for $55 which inc the complete setup alloy mounting with the Garmin mount for it  :)

Looks like he has separated them now or he has trouble getting a constant supply to keep up the demand ...

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Yep he was selling them for $55 which inc the complete setup alloy mounting with the Garmin mount for it   :)

Looks like he has separated them now or he has trouble getting a constant supply to keep up the demand ...

Hopefully mine are in the mail in a couple of days.

 

Now the Topo Maps.

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Use the Australian/ New Zealand Topo Maps. You can buy it or you can download it.

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/GARMIN-TOPO-MAPS-AUSTRALIA-NEW-ZEALAND-V5-THE-LATEST-MAP-4X4-GPS-CAMPING-/251929181228?hash=item3aa8263c2c

 

 

 

I use this mount on my 62s. Which I am sure will have the same mounting options for the 64S

They are cheap and they work. Low profile to the bar also.

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/221152731454?_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

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Got some toys in the mail this week.

 

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Mounted the GPS a couple of different ways, what have others done and what works better.

May be just personal preference, but mounted in the centre you loose the speedo view, which probably isn't a big deal, and it does sit lower which would protect it more.

 

Was looking at mounting it to the left side,bracket still fits, doesn't look like it will interfere with anything.

 

What have other people done and what seems to work well.

 

 

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Looks good. Be mindful of the front brake line. When the forks compress the line will loop up. Then when the forks extend it will pull down and from experience be looped over the gps. On my bike I ended up mounting it next to the clutch lever to avoid any clearance issues with the brake line.

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Yep I found just off to the left to be the best also.

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Cheers does seem better there.

Have you had any issues with the front brake line?

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mine has fallen off twice, lost it both times and found it both times luckily, second time was at the bottom of a massive puddle.

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Got some toys in the mail this week.

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Mounted the GPS a couple of different ways, what have others done and what works better.

May be just personal preference, but mounted in the centre you loose the speedo view, which probably isn't a big deal, and it does sit lower which would protect it more.

Was looking at mounting it to the left side,bracket still fits, doesn't look like it will interfere with anything.

What have other people done and what seems to work well.

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That flat plate is to off-set the mount for the GPS so it can be mounted in the center of the bars without fouling on the front brake line ....

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That flat plate is to off-set the mount for the GPS so it can be mounted in the center of the bars without fouling on the front brake line ....

 

 

Do you mean like this?

 

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Thats how I installed it first and than moved it forward because it felt like it was too close to me?

 

Than tried the other option to the left, so I could view the speedo.

 

When I installed it to the left, needed the plate to lift it a bit.

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Do you mean like this?

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Thats how I installed it first and than moved it forward because it felt like it was too close to me?

Than tried the other option to the left, so I could view the speedo.

When I installed it to the left, needed the plate to lift it a bit.

Yep ...

It's enough off-set to stop the brake line catching the aerial

And it definitely sits lower and better protected and it doesn't restrict or get in your way while your riding

I've got the earlier design without the off-set plate and run it on the LHS of my bars just off centre to bypass the brake line as well

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Here's mine.     As Bandicoot said,  the brake line certainly rubs on it a bit,  but it can't get stuck so I'll probably leave it.     A solid unit anyway.

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Here it is left of centre, but with adapter altered to move it away from the brake lines.

Either here or center may be the go.

Was just worried about how close it was to me?

 

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Definitely not plugging anything here, but my GPS came adrift on the Cancer Charity Ride.

The small roller came out that holds the gps in at the bottom, when I dropped my bike.

Its a RAM mount, when I messaged the ebay seller for a replacement roller, he asked to see a photo and than replied back with; new one in the mail tommorrow.

How goods that, I didn't even ask for one, thought it was worth a mention.

http://www.ebay.com.au/usr/motogpsau?_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2754

 

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