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Has anyone used this product to mount their GPS - Ducati Multisrada Handle Bar Clamp | Flight Comp.

If yes mind posting pics? I am considering it. But wanted to see what it looks like on the bike with the GPS on and off. Among other things I am interested in seeing whether a GPS unit mounted there may obstruct the view of the dash.

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Hi Sideout,
I have not tried this product but I would not do so. I used the standard RAM ball mount that adds a RAM ball to the clamp bolt that does hte same thing for $12 :



I tried this with a short arm mount and Tried it both fitted to the bar clamp so the GPS was below the dash screen but also mounted to the screen frame so the GPS was just above the dash screen. It is usable and does not block the view of the dash....BUT...I find it a long way down to see the GPS screen. I use my Zumo 66o as an accurate speedo and I use a Navihalter mount with A Touratech locking system so I can pretty much see the GPS screen in my peripheral vision and it in no way blocks my vision.

See Humpo's post here: http://www.ducati.ms/forums/44-multistrada/98195-how-install-naviholter-gps-mount.html
 

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Im also using the navihalter. Its great! GPS sits nicley above my dash and even scores a little weather protection from the screen.

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The handlebar clamp positions the GPS way too low for my liking. It interferes with several of my tank bags, and it's really far down to look. I too started out with the RAM ball in place of the clamp, to see how I liked it, and I didn't. :)

The Navihalter is amazingly good, it puts the GPS right where you want it.
 

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The handlebar clamp positions the GPS way too low for my liking. It interferes with several of my tank bags, and it's really far down to look. I too started out with the RAM ball in place of the clamp, to see how I liked it, and I didn't. :)

The Navihalter is amazingly good, it puts the GPS right where you want it.
Not using any tankbag and i "love" my rammount ball at the clamp ;) also because it is damb cheap compared with the navihalter :p (if you can order any :see other topic on that ;) )

Where the navihalter sits i have mounted my gopro camera :D
 

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Hiyas Sideout....I use that exact part along with a Zumo 200 series and love it. The gps bracket is mounted to the ball via a short ram arm (around 2+") which allows me to see the GPS just fine without blocking the dash. When I don't have any need for the gps (most of the time) it's an easy off leaving the bike in its stock form and that's why I like it best ;). I'll try and post a photo if I can find one (my bike is not at home and I'm not riding this weekend).

Take care, hope you're enjoying your bike. :)
 

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Ordering a Zumo 350LM this weekend, and using the Ram mount with the blingy Rizoma clamp. I don't even think the naviholter is an option with the short PP screen (which I like in lowest position). Plus I really need reading glasses so I want Nav but don't need it distracting me :). Down low is about right - I only need to look at it occasionally. But when I do it means I am close to really backroads lost.
 

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And quick Q - I am going to drop $700 on the 350LM, so best place to buy it? Want to support a moto specific company versus Garmin if I can. Like Revzilla but they don't have GPS units. Thinking Touratech....
 

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here you go, Sideout.....the pic should give you an idea of what the mount looks like or at least how it can act. what you should know is that the rotating ball/arm mount allow for many different angles, views, and applications. i've used them with tank bags before and without a problem. i like the simplicity that they offer.

 

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Thanks everyone. First of all Andy's mts1200.info is pretty much my bible on everything and anything MTS1200 related. :)

I have seen all of the setups on there. I am actually running the RAM mount already. In my subjective opinion I am finding it to be a little less eloquent and stylish than the clamp replacement solution. As a side note somehow the GPS wire have rubbed the silver paint on the handlebar (surprisingly).

Not a big fan of the Naviholder. I have a short screen. So won't look as good with it. I use my GPS very rarely. And when I do use it I don't look at it too often. Its synced with my helmet intercom. So I just listen to the directions.

Oalvarez, looking forward to the pics.
 

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That was fast :)
Thanks a bunch.
Yeah, I am aware of the rotating ball arm. I have a couple of these from RAM of various lengths.

My tank bag is a Bags Connection ring mounted one. So I can move it back and forth on the mount if need be.

Thanks again.

here you go, Sideout.....the pic should give you an idea of what the mount looks like or at least how it can act. what you should know is that the rotating ball/arm mount allow for many different angles, views, and applications. i've used them with tank bags before and without a problem. i like the simplicity that they offer.

 

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I have a short PP screen and placed the GPS cradle right above the dash, a bit of work and fitting and as cheap as it can get.
 

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