GPS Mount - BMW G310 R/GS Forum
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post #1 of 19 (permalink) Old 04-12-2016, 10:50 AM Thread Starter
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GPS Mount

I'm looking at the g310r handlebars and there doesn't seem to be much space on there for a GPS mount and the GPS itself. what do you guys think?

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post #2 of 19 (permalink) Old 04-12-2016, 11:15 AM
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Just to the left of the instrument cluster seems great to me, and that's the only area I can see it work.

I've seen some setups where they mount it right above the instrument cluster, typically bikes also have windscreens.
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post #3 of 19 (permalink) Old 04-13-2016, 10:15 AM
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You'll have to mount it as close to the rear view mirror as possible to avoid blocking your view of the bike's own display screen. There's space for one, just not a lot of it.
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post #4 of 19 (permalink) Old 04-14-2016, 09:34 AM Thread Starter
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The handlebars just doesn't look like it has a flat area to mount one, it's mostly curved.
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post #5 of 19 (permalink) Old 04-15-2016, 10:03 AM
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You could always change out the handlebars and there's a lot of choices out there. Here's a general handlebar guide for everyone. some of them are flatter and less curvy for mounting things like a GPS.
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post #6 of 19 (permalink) Old 04-15-2016, 01:54 PM
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This is one way to go about it without having to worry about space although some will worry about how weird it might look, but when you have a real need for certain features, you have to let go of cosmetics to some extent:



Combining it with a vent visor like the above makes it even better. I would even consider tinting the visor to improve cosmetics, in that you get additional functionality.
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post #7 of 19 (permalink) Old 04-17-2016, 05:00 PM
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Most people, including me, don't think about mounting it on top of the gauge since it's not a common method but now that you've brought it up people will have another method for GPS mounting. Just need to find that mount.
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post #8 of 19 (permalink) Old 04-27-2016, 09:44 AM Thread Starter
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I think I'll wait for the adventure model instead of the base g310r. That one will most likely come with a wind screen and maybe a straighter handlebar for mounting things to if it takes after the 1200 GS in that aspect.
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post #9 of 19 (permalink) Old 04-28-2016, 09:44 AM
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Touratech already has a GPS mount for the BMW R1200GS Adventure and they may come out with what you're looking for if you're going for the mini GS. they're pretty well known and it connects to the windscreen support bar.
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post #10 of 19 (permalink) Old 04-29-2016, 09:31 AM Thread Starter
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I'm hoping to get one of those for the mini GS. They're the perfect mounting bars since it doesn't block off your view of the gauge cluster.
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