GoPro mount types

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darthmonkey
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GoPro mount types

Post by darthmonkey » Tue May 01, 2018 11:58 pm

I hear from other comments that 'not all GoPro mounts will fit the PowerPod', also that machined aluminium is the only recommended type rather than plastic, and finally that there needs to be a flat 'top' to the mount so that when tilted forward, it stops at the same place.
With all this in mind, I'd like a stem faceplate mount which will fit these categories. I found the 'LifeLine Stem Faceplate Mount' from 'chainreactioncycles.com', but I'm now unsure the GoPro mount will fit.
I did purchase a generic stem mount, which was too big for the PowerPod and I don't want to repeat the mistake, so was hoping someone would be able to point out which type of GoPro mount will fit, and which type to avoid (assuming there are 'types').

jpl315
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Re: GoPro mount types

Post by jpl315 » Sat May 05, 2018 4:42 pm

I use a K-Edge combo mount, Garmin 520 on top and PowerPod on the bottom.

https://k-edge.com/shop/computer-mounts ... mbo-mount/

speedyvelo
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Re: GoPro mount types

Post by speedyvelo » Sat May 05, 2018 10:46 pm

...if you have an integrated handlebar that often had two bolts under to mount computer etc, this works perfect

REC-MOUNTS Type30 Garmin Combo Mount (Integrated Handlebar, With the lower part adapter)

That you can get from Amazon.

-=terry=-

darthmonkey
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Re: GoPro mount types

Post by darthmonkey » Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:27 pm

Thanks for all the hints!
As it took a few days for a reply, and I'm impatient, I jumped the gun and purchased a generic (Stem-Computer-Mount-Cycling-Bike-Mount-Handle-Bar-Extension-for-Garmin-Gopro):
https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Stem-Comput ... 2749.l2649
This seems to work fine, it's a tiny bit loose, so needs extra strength to tighten fully, and doesn't have the flat stop part to prevent the device from moving. I am however, about to go to Bunnings, and pick up a 'metal putty' so I can mold it into the top of the GoPro inserts while soft, and when it hardens, should help it stay in place.

naavt
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Re: GoPro mount types

Post by naavt » Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:13 am

jpl315 wrote:
Sat May 05, 2018 4:42 pm
I use a K-Edge combo mount, Garmin 520 on top and PowerPod on the bottom.

https://k-edge.com/shop/computer-mounts ... mbo-mount/
Hi,

I have the same mount but my Wahoo Bolt tilts slightly downwards when PP is leveled. I assume your mount doesn’t allow PP to move (like mine), so the whole mount has to be rotated for PP to stay leveled.

Do you feel the same with your Garmin computer?

stevepmoore
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Re: GoPro mount types

Post by stevepmoore » Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:38 am

Hi,

I have the Lifeline stem face-plate mount (the one with the pointed back). When the PP is fitted and levelled, the rear of the PP sits about 2mm clear of the face-plate to my stem. Depending on the type of stem/thickness of face plate you have, you may find you have clearance issues with this mount. It works for me, but only just.

Steve

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Re: GoPro mount types

Post by oxenhoper » Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:52 am

Hi

This works fine for me...


https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ZTTO-Alloy-B ... 2749.l2649

No stop but if you are careful and make sure the Powerpod logo is square to the ground and fully tightened ( use the allen key bolt not thumb screw) and it fits the bill perfectly.

Use it in all my TT's and power numbers have been spot on .. got me within 10 seconds of an all time best on a 40K.

Steve

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