GPS Mounts

The V-Strom doesn't provide an out-of-the-box solution for mounting GPS devices on the motorcycle.
There are four parts to the problem of mounting GPS devices on a V-Strom:
1. Chassis connector
2. Optional - Arm that connects the chassis connector to the GPS Device cradle
3. GPS Device cradle
4. Optional - An electric wire/charger

An example of a fully mounted Garmin Nuvi GPS, using the Strombone connector, with RAM Arm and cradle:
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Chassis connector

Strombone


http://patwalshdesigns.com/V-strom-Accessories/The-Original-strombone-V-strom-Gps-Mount-/113.html
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SW-MOTECH Vibration-Damped GPS Holder


http://www.twistedthrottle.com/trade/productview/4899/
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Adventure Tech (Richland Rick) GPS Mount

http://www.vstrom.info/Smf/index.php/topic,9704.0.html
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Brake Handle bar GPS Mount

http://www.ram-mount.com/CatalogResults/PartDetails/tabid/63/partid/082065077045066045051052054085/Default.aspx

RAM Part#: RAM-B-346U


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RAM Handle Bar Motorcycle Handlebar Clamp

http://www.gpscity.com/ram-mount-motorcycle-handlebar-clamp-ram-b-367u.html
RAM PART#: RAM-B-367U

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Pat Welsh Design (PWD) Shelf

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DIY Mounts


ThatWay

http://www.stromtrooper.com/817873-post138.html
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Mount Arm

Once the GPS Connector is connected to the chassis, a mount arm is typically used in order to connect the Chassis connector and the GPS Device Cradle.

RAM provides numerous mounting solution, but typically the short or long arm are used with the RAM B Ball.
RAM Short Socket arm, part #: RAM-B-201U-A

http://www.gpscity.com/ram-mount-short-arm-b-socket-ram-b-201u-a.html
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GPS Device cradle

The GPS Device Cradle attaches to the GPS and also allows a quick connect/disconnect to the mount arm.

TODO

Electric wire/charger

TODO:
Hard wire
or
12V Charger

References

  1. http://www.stromtrooper.com/techy-world-gps-electronics-etc/10221-gps-mounts-lets-see-them.html


RAM-B-201U-A