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Best Camera Handlebar Mount ?

Hey guys !!

I'm seeing a lot of options in EBAY, but there are no clear pictures as of how can they be adjusted, different positions etc..

What do you recommend?

The idea is to place it in the left side so I can adjust it better and move the camera easily... but I don't want the windshield to be in the way so I guess it has to be a little longer?

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RAM mount. U-bolt ball for around the bars, 3-5in extension arm, and another ball that has an attaching plate that will hold the camera.

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RAM mount. U-bolt ball for around the bars, 3-5in extension arm, and another ball that has an attaching plate that will hold the camera.
Sounds good! Will look again in ebay.. Do you think it's long enough to look over the windshield?

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RAM Mount Camera Thread Zinc U-Bolt Mount, RAM-B-149Z-C1U
This is what I use, except with the long arm. It doesn't look over the windshield, but off to the left side in front of the mirror.

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I like the helmet mount best. Your body absorbs vibrations and I've had a lot better results with it than a fixed mount.

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I like the helmet mount best. Your body absorbs vibrations and I've had a lot better results with it than a fixed mount.
Well my camera is not really that light... I wonder how I would look hehe

I saw a gopro camera once on a helmet but it's expensive..

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I use two RAM mounts for my GoPro. One is on the left side of the bar and the other is on the right side rear Givi mounting bracket behind the foot peg hanger.












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That's exactly what I've been looking for, thanx! I received a GoPro for Christmas this year and can't wait for the warm weather to get so vids of my fav riding spots around the province. I've been wondering about the mounts and locations so this thread is perfectly timed.

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For those who really wanna be cheap


Hardest part is finding a threaded bolt the right size for the tripod mount on your camera, and that isn't real hard.

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