Touratech Zumo Mount

Discussion in 'Mapping & Navigation' started by DeSoto, Mar 18, 2007.

  1. JMead11

    JMead11 Crazy Bastard

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    I prefer to go through the trouble of removing it. Even if you put on a locking ram mount, I would bet someone could snap it off simple enough.
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  2. DaveBro

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    I tested the release pretty well a few weekends ago in Death Valley. I took a couple pretty violent spills, one on the left side about 15 mph that broke my clutch lever, and another about 25 mph to the right where I slammed over pretty fast cause I caught my side case on a rock. The Zumo didn't budge from the standard mount, and this is WITHOUT the locking screw (I lost it a few weeks ago - my fault, it didn't fall out). Fair amount of damage to my plastic, and the Touratech cases are pretty bashed up. I was really impressed with how the standard mount held through all this.

    I can't comment on the long-term shock resistance of the unit with the standard mount, though. Time will tell.
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  3. JMead11

    JMead11 Crazy Bastard

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    I dumped my bike and the ram mount snapped in half....of course I dumped into a pick up at 47 mph.....but it did break.
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  4. Albie

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    Did the ball snap off? That seems to be a crappy piece of equipment. I snapped mine off doing a wheelie. Replaced it with a REAL RAM mount U bolt style and haven't had any problems since.
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