Surprised there are so many high-priced models out there when a mount like this needs to hold your computer and not much else. This is very well made, relatively light, and can't be beat for the price. Only downside is SRAM is very evident so if you're a Shimano fan andor not running any SRAM on your ride, it might be awkward. Highly recommended.
Not sure why I waited so long to get this. Makes Garmin much easier to see and use. Some advice: tighten it properly so it does not fall off, whether you fall or crash on at mtb or road bike. I wouldn't expect it to hold up any better than most any plastic accessory. Be happy if that's your worst post crash issue.
This mount does exactly what it should for a lot less than a Garmin mount. Only complaint would be you need a star wrench for installation rather than a normal allen wrench. Fortunately I had one, but not on my tool.
The SRAM mount has a nice sturdy turn/click to hold and release the Garmin. I've never worried about having my Garmin fall off the mount and disappear down the road. However, the screw that holds the mount to the handlebar is another matter. Somewhere on a ride the darn thing fell out and the whole mount starting slipping. I think I may go for a different mount as I don't think the installing the screw mechanism on the bottom portion was the best approach
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I have bracket envy because my buddy bought the kind that sweeps under the bar, rather than over. With this one you end up resting the garmin or bracket itself on the ground if you have to flip your bike over.
I bought this along with my Garmin Edge 810. It was half the price of the barfly and Garmin mounts. It is perfect for road biking especially if you spend time in the drops. Easy to install (but you need a torx head). It is easier to attach the Garmin to this than the Barfly on my wife's TT bike, and feels more secure when mounted.
It gets the Garmin out front and center so that glancing down and getting a bit of info is just as easy at it sounds as I type this. Also, it takes such little real estate on the bar that it doesn't feel crowded when I have a light (or two) up there and I want to place my hands on the tops when climbing. Great product at a good price.
This style of mount makes for better viewing of a Garmin, especially when more forward on the hoods and in the drops. The other brands are so outrageously pricey for a small piece of plastic (or metal) that this is the only one I will buy. No doubt they will all break overtime. It mounts and adjusts easily and doesn't damage my carbon bars. Leaves more space on the handlebar than the rubber band Garmin mounts so I can attach a light or GoPro when desired.
This mount is great. It's a little longer than the BarFly which I like and the Garmin 500 locks into place much better than with the BarFly. I had it on one bike and then my BarFly broke when I hit a pot hole on my other bike and I replaced it with a SRAM
I got this free when I purchased the Garmin 500. Sweet. Works well. Needs a tork(star) shape screw driver to secure. Guess they think every bike rider has a tork driver the correct size. Glad I did.