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I have a V1 for the car, but I question one on the bike.

Where do you mount it? Obviously on the windshield the rider creates a block for the rear facing detection. Is it still useful? Dont think I trust the suction cups to withstand the bumps or the heat (vegas)...a bit different to fall and hit the dash vs falling and hitting the road.
 

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RAM Mount offers a Brake/Clutch Reservoir Mount & Handle Bar Mounts. This allows placement of the RD to either Right/Left of the rider...... just saying.....
 

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I’ve got a redline on a bar mounted ram mount on my bike and I’ve got zero complaints with it.
 

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How is it in the constant wind? No issues?
 

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Ram mount and plate or reservoir style mount is just about the only option for bikes as the windscreens tend to refract and distort detection when mounted behind the screen. I have found I get better results from the clutch side of the windscreen. I have used heavy duty velcro to mount the detector to the plate and never had an issue even off-road.
 

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I use V1 Ram mount, right side handlebar, with a vibration isolating pad under the detector. I use V1 LE bluetooth, remote display mounted below windshield. I have an unconnected Note 5 running JBV1 app, and my live Samsung 9+ phone running Waze, both Ram mounted, center handlebar left and right respectively. JBV1 app is blue toothed to a Senna Evo 2+ helmet install.
I have hard wired chargers for both phones and the V1, off of a Rowe Electronics Amplink PDM that is bluetooth controlled for power settings regarding amps.
 

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I have a V1 for the car, but I question one on the bike.

Where do you mount it? Obviously on the windshield the rider creates a block for the rear facing detection. Is it still useful? Dont think I trust the suction cups to withstand the bumps or the heat (vegas)...a bit different to fall and hit the dash vs falling and hitting the road.
So im not sure what kind of bike your riding, but on my Harley its a pretty simple set-up. Have it suction cupped to my windscreen, and then i put a piece of velcro underneath the V1 and the "decorative" dash piece over the guages. Its rock solid. I have the BT dongle linked to the the radio so all of the alerts alert over the stereo speakers. No problems at all hearing the alerts and performs great. But if you have a sport bike or naked you will definetly want a solid mount such as the "Ram" mounts.
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I use V1 Ram mount, right side handlebar, with a vibration isolating pad under the detector. I use V1 LE bluetooth, remote display mounted below windshield. I have an unconnected Note 5 running JBV1 app, and my live Samsung 9+ phone running Waze, both Ram mounted, center handlebar left and right respectively. JBV1 app is blue toothed to a Senna Evo 2+ helmet install.
I have hard wired chargers for both phones and the V1, off of a Rowe Electronics Amplink PDM that is bluetooth controlled for power settings regarding amps.
Like the concealed/remote alert too.
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So im not sure what kind of bike your riding, but on my Harley its a pretty simple set-up. Have it suction cupped to my windscreen, and then i put a piece of velcro underneath the V1 and the "decorative" dash piece over the guages. Its rock solid. I have the BT dongle linked to the the radio so all of the alerts alert over the stereo speakers. No problems at all hearing the alerts and performs great. But if you have a sport bike or naked you will definetly want a solid mount such as the "Ram" mounts.
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I knew there was some reason I liked you (being a Harley owner).
 

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Mount mine with the suction cup mount on the Kawasaki Concours and get rear alerts just fine even when riding two up.

I switch between the V1 and a Passport on the Honda Interceptor. The V1 moves around a little bit during spirited riding plus the suction cups come free every once in a while. The Passport just stays put on the Interceptor.
 

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RAM Mount offers a Brake/Clutch Reservoir Mount & Handle Bar Mounts. This allows placement of the RD to either Right/Left of the rider...... just saying.....
Neat Stuff... they demo the V1
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I made a bar mount just inside the left mirror on my MT09, the V1 is retained by a velcro strap hidden under the mount so an opportunist thief can't snatch it when parked. The dedicated phone is mounted under the flyscreen. Dongle/hardwire kit under a sidepanel. All quite streamlined and non messy.
 

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So im not sure what kind of bike your riding, but on my Harley its a pretty simple set-up. Have it suction cupped to my windscreen, and then i put a piece of velcro underneath the V1 and the "decorative" dash piece over the guages. Its rock solid. I have the BT dongle linked to the the radio so all of the alerts alert over the stereo speakers. No problems at all hearing the alerts and performs great. But if you have a sport bike or naked you will definetly want a solid mount such as the "Ram" mounts.
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Mount mine with the suction cup mount on the Kawasaki Concours and get rear alerts just fine even when riding two up.

I switch between the V1 and a Passport on the Honda Interceptor. The V1 moves around a little bit during spirited riding plus the suction cups come free every once in a while. The Passport just stays put on the Interceptor.
No issues with the suction cups? Any pics?
I run a Kawasaki Nomad with full windshield. I will need to reinstall a stereo then. What about with full face helmet as I use in winter months.

I made a bar mount just inside the left mirror on my MT09, the V1 is retained by a velcro strap hidden under the mount so an opportunist thief can't snatch it when parked. The dedicated phone is mounted under the flyscreen. Dongle/hardwire kit under a sidepanel. All quite streamlined and non messy.
Any pics?
 

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No issues with the suction cups? Any pics?
I run a Kawasaki Nomad with full windshield. I will need to reinstall a stereo then. What about with full face helmet as I use in winter months.



Any pics?
Did you see the pic under my post lol?
And no the suction cups havent failed as of yet. Saying that, I have also added velcro under the V1 and the top of the decorative dash piece for added security to be safe.
 

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No issues with the suction cups? Any pics?
I run a Kawasaki Nomad with full windshield. I will need to reinstall a stereo then. What about with full face helmet as I use in winter months.



Any pics?
No issues with the suction cups? Any pics?
I run a Kawasaki Nomad with full windshield. I will need to reinstall a stereo then. What about with full face helmet as I use in winter months.



Any pics?
Here you go.
 

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I have mine on a stem mount on steering stem bolt. V1 has a transmitter to a LED receiver in my helmet from Legal Speeding.
Anytime I get a Radar hit, the LED lights up in my peripheral vision.
 

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Installed the V1G2 on the moto. The sensor window easily clears the wind screen support for a clear view ahead. Not too worried about what is behind me.

The bike had an unused GPS connector accessible from the front. Had to determine the polarity of the DC before I tapped the connection, but all appears to work. I would like to get rid of the excess RJ11 cabling, so that is the next step.

I have tested the bluetooth in the helmet with the Cardo Packtalk and the JBV1 app. Alerts seem to come through. Need to test on the road as soon as this virus crap is history.
 

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I considered testing some things inc my new JBV1 settings to be an essential trip.
I doubted a cop would agree, so I had a couple of lies as a back up.
 

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