Chrome Accessories for a Motorcycle GPS

Every motorcycle GPS we are familiar with comes with black accessories.  The mount used to hold the GPS is black.  The cradle the GPS sits within is black.  Is your motorcycle black?  Probably not.  We look at some chrome accessories for your motorcycle GPS. Realistically speaking, there’s not a lot that can be done with the cable.  It’s a rubber coated cable and likely won’t be seen if tucked away. Perhaps you can spray the cradle with some chrome spray paint however many of these cradles are powered.  Mistakenly spraying the contacts with paint will render the cradle worthless and … Read more

How to Use a SmartPhone as a Motorcycle GPS

This article is a little different from others which appear on our site.  We typically concentrate on traditional motorcycle GPS devices like a Garmin Zumo or TomTom Rider.  Today, we’re concentrating on how to use a smartphone as a motorcycle GPS.  We’re talking about larger phones like an Apple iPhone 6s Plus or Samsung Galaxy S7.  Given the larger screens of these phones and some terrific GPS apps, these can make very capable navigation devices. There are a few things to think about when considering this move.  Let’s take a look at what’s important when deciding to use a smartphone … Read more

How to Mount a Garmin Zumo or TomTom Rider GPS

A lot of media and marketing attention is splashed all over a new motorcycle GPS.  However, very little attention is paid to how to mount a motorcycle GPS.  This article will give advice on how to mount a motorcycle GPS as well as where to put it. Most motorcycle GPS devices sold over the past 5 – 10 years supply a mount.  Interestingly enough, they practically all include a mount from a company called RAM.  This company is based in Seattle, Washington and they have been making high quality mounts for a long time.  I have been familiar with their … Read more