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How To Install: Cell Phone Mount & USB Charger – V-Rod

Then, if you’ve had your neighbor’s kid watching you this hole time (congratulations if you’ve made it this far without swearing), go ahead and make them put your motorcycle back together for you. Careful though, it’s still a Harley. Even that thick paint can still get scratched.

Step 5

The total project time was under an hour, with most of it going towards trying to get the battery bolts to fit back in the terminals. Things are tight in there! Support under the battery nut to help!

Budget three hours for this job so that you can take the last two hours for “testing” and go out for a ride! Any excuse to be out on two wheels, am I right?

Feedback from Amazon

“I took this on a 5 hour round trip this past weekend and my phone never budged even at 90mph.”

Verified. This is definitely a sturdy feeling kit. It even comes with an extra wrap around elastic piece not shown in the pictures on Amazon, which makes it impossible for the phone to come off of your mount.

“I use an iPhone 6 Plus with a big otterbox and it fits perfectly!”

Unverified. However, it did fit a phone as small as my iPhone SE (same size as iPhone 5/5c/5S) without issues.

“Fit and finish not as good as the RAM mounts but good enough to enjoy the price savings without sacrificing functionality.”

Arguable. I didn’t take issue with the quality of the product, but I did opt to use some RAM parts simply for phone positioning, as mentioned. I think any difference in quality isn’t enough to impact use of the product.

Works as it should put it to a 100 mile ride test on my bike it’s rock solid the only thing I don’t like is the power wires are too short.”

Arguable. As you could see in my pictures, I had extra cable tied up. However, most motorcycles do not have the battery in the front, as the Harley-Davidson V-Rod does. Some bikes, perhaps larger, touring motorcycles, may have some issues with the cable length.

My Own Feedback

For $20, this is a great product, especially for rides out of town. You won’t use it on your commute to and from work, unless you need to charge your phone while you ride. Where you’ll really be happy you invested the time is when it comes time to go some place you’ve never been before. Moreover, this cell phone mount and usb charger holds up really well even left outside in the rain.

I do have a sneaking suspicion that it causes a bit of a slow drain on the battery. I fell ill and took a week off of riding, and the bike seemed to hesitate a touch before starting. This could have just been coincidence. I’ll continue to monitor and will update this article with any findings. The charger does have an On/Off switch built in though, and others have shared that they wired this to the fuse, rather than to the battery, so that the charger only gets power when the key is switched on. Not a bad idea!

Where to buy it:

USA: Get it right here for only $20.99. If you’re not already an Amazon Prime member I highly recommend it as you get free two-day shipping and the service basically pays for itself along with giving you a variety of other perks (a video service similar to Netflix, a music service similar to Google and Apple’s, and more). Clicking on any of the pics will take you to the product on Amazon as well.

Canada: Canadians pick up similar at this link for $29.99 CAD (roughly $22 USD) right here. Again, with a Prime membership you get a ton of perks, including free two-day shipping, so consider going that route as well.

Buy NowIt’s only $20!

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