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helo guys,
i just want to share you how to use a phone navigation/GPS without buying a mount.

i have heard of someone using a universal sunction mount onto the tachometer but if you wont be using it very often so why spend a few quid and carry the bulky accessory.

it does not look attractive but i found it very useful and practical.
all you need is a pair of elastic rubber bands.

i am not very good at giving clear explanation so i am uploading few photos below showing how i did it on my bike.

so the first step is put one rubber band from the back of the dashboard across to the front.
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the next step is to put the other one from the other side.
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that's it... Very simple. you can now use your phone(works better if you also have a rubberised phone case)
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I HOPE YOU WILL LIKE IT GUYS.
 

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Nice one!
I never thoguht of just simply using elastic bands!
Fair enough!

How have you secured the rubber bands in place?
 

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Nice one!
I never thoguht of just simply using elastic bands!
Fair enough!

How have you secured the rubber bands in place?
i placed the bands crossing each other on the dashboard so that they stay in place
if you look at the photo it should explain it well
 

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But what stops them from sliding around on the top I mean...
From sliding towards each other on the phone?
 

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on the last photo the corner of the dash is in between of the two rubber bands. i think that answers you question.
 

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on the last photo the corner of the dash is in between of the two rubber bands. i think that answers you question.
Oh, literally just the corners of the dash? Fair enough...
 

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Oh my days why didnt I think of this! I bloody blue tac'd it and tapped it to my tank I have the same phone too :) amazing right! I will try this out son
 

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im glad you like it guys:)

oh and btw d-r125, do you happen to work somewhere in fetter lane? i saw a red r125 parked opposite the sainsburys store once
 

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Id be pretty gutted if the bands came off though. I just stick my earphones in and listen to the nice lady....
 
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Id be pretty gutted if the bands came off though. I just stick my earphones in and listen to the nice lady....
That's what I do :)

I would only do this if there was a secondary device securing it in place...
 

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That's what I do :)

I would only do this if there was a secondary device securing it in place...
Like a proper mount ? lol
 

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If you have a case on the phone, you could drill a hole in it, and tie it to the bike for added security...
 
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If you have a case on the phone, you could drill a hole in it, and tie it to the bike for added security...
Yeah that would do the trick, both i would do.
 

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thanks for the tip @ << d-r125 ;) if it isnt you then i think im gonna stick a note on his bike to tell him to join us.LOL

anyway, my phone never fell down so far. just make sure you use a sturdy elastic bands and i also metioned that it works better if you have a rubbery case for addition grip.

i never had problem using it.
 

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