6 of the best phone mounts for cycling – Bike Magazine Australia

Sure, bikes offer a rare chance to escape your digital tether, but there’s no denying your cell phone can be a hell of a domestique. Easily accessing turn-by-turn directions and real-time Strava updates, however, requires the proper mount.

Mounts can be cell-phone-size-specific or require the purchase of an additional case for a secure fit. For this list, we’ve included clamp-on mounts and small bags that attach to the your top tube and fit not only your phone, but snacks and cash. Here are our picks for connecting your two favorite things.

Quad Lock Bike Kit

The Quad Lock bike kit includes both a case and a mounting system. The mount is compatible with either stem or handlebars with a diameter ranging from 25-40mm and securely attaches with o-rings and nylon zip ties; a locking mechanism secures the mount to the case. The weather-resistant Poncho provides additional protection from dirt and rain. Available in a variety of phone models, including plus-sized iPhones, the new iPhone X, and the Samsung Galaxy.

Blackburn Local Plus Top Tube Bag

Perfect for your next gravel or adventure ride, the Local Plus stashes your phone, wallet, and snacks with ease. The bag attaches securely to your bike’s top tube and stem with a pair of straps. A transparent touchscreen pocket keeps your screen in view and touchable. The Local Plus accommodates phones up to the size of an iPhone 6.

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