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Hi I would like to attach a gopro camera on the front of my road glide. Have any of you done that? If so how and where did you attach it? I would like to mount it on the bike not my helmet. Thanks John
 

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I had a Ram mount three hole base mounted to the underside of the lower triple tree before I put the monotubes in. It had a twenty twenty camera on it. Maybe the roll bar mount would work on the outside fork leg. I'm particular where I clamp or mount anything as most are. Good luck


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Before I mounted mine on my helmet, I had pretty good views from the engine guard and side of saddlebags.
 

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Most folks mount them to the crash bar. I have a mount there for my drift but also one on the handle bars above the clutch.

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I have mounted on the engine guard in the past. You will get a view of your front wheel and underside of your fairing along with the road in front of you. Not a bad view, but it is fixed. I also don't like the idea of mounting to helmet, but I think having it look where I do would be nice. I plan on giving a helmet mount a try. I am headed to Sturgis this year and would like to get some nice videos.
 

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I mostly use a helmet mount becuse its easier to get to the buttons yet still gets a good view past the fairing. It helps that I'm tall. Although at speed it catches the wind an buffets my noggin around a bit too muh.

I've gotten too much vibration when I stick it to the fairing, but some nice shots when I use the high-speed suction mount on the side of the front fender. I haven't tried the crash bar.
 

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I use the suction cup mount where ever I feel like (fairing, side of bag, top of bag, top of tour pack) and use a velcro strap to mount the wifi remote to my bars.
 

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I've used the "sucker" attachment right on the front fairing and also on the top of the saddlebag with no issues. Put on correctly it would take a lot to have it fall off. I recently bought an articulated arm with a heavy duty jaws type clamp but have not had a chance to use it.
 

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Gopro mount and charger

I use a mount on the left side crash bar. Very good view since the gopro has such a wide angle. I also used a dremel to bore a hole in the case over the cameras usb port. I plug the cable into the cigarette lighter outlet to keep the camera charged.
 

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This couldn't get any simpler or more effective:

GoPro mount attached to the bottom of the windshield, front side. The camera stays absolutely true with the bike, centered and stable.


Then mount another to the inside of your dash to hold your smart phone, the GoPro app lets you operate your camera from your phone, no need to touch the camera.


Mount your cell phones belt clip holder to a GoPro mount.


And Bingo! You can control your camera, use your phone as a GPS with easy viewing, and see if you get a call so you can pull over and call back if necessary. Check weather up ahead, the possibilities are endless.
 

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Well damn! I have been over thinking this. Great idea. I lost one from an engine guard mount so I've been using the helmet mount. I like the view from in front of the windshield better. Thanks.
 

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Helmet mount for me.

I experimented a lot. I tried a lot of mounting positions and the vibration was too much from the frame, bars and on the fairing.

I added a stereo microphone and mounted it under my tour pack behind the seat to give me more of the cycle sound. Without the additional mike all I got was wind noise and the rattle of the camera in it's case. Yes, I have to plug in to the mike and turn it on but I have some awesome footage and and real good sound.

Spending the winter editing summer footage and enjoying watching summer rides. It sort of takes my mind off the 5 months of down time.
 
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Camera Mount on RG

This may be reply to an older post but I am searching for info on how to mount a RYLO to a RG and while I have not found my answer - WWW.HOGTAGCOLLAR.COM has multiple GoPro mounts including one designed specifically for Harley Touring Bikes that mounts the GoPro to the front fork. I also saw a post on OutLawBiker.com for a GoPro mount that is RG specific - remove one of the screws that holds the windshield onto the fairing, the mount goes there, comes with a longer screw to replace the one you remove.

Now that I have shared - anyone have any clue how to mount a RYLO (360 degree camera) to a Road Glide? Everything I can find is designed for a single lens camera, but the RYLO has two lenses pointing in opposite directions. It is a cool little camera if I can figure out where to mount it.
 

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...GoPro mount that is RG specific - remove one of the screws that holds the windshield onto the fairing, the mount goes there, comes with a longer screw to replace the one you remove.
I just mounted the Ciro Action Cam Mount for RG (can't link, post count is too low...) last night, tested it on the way to work this morning. I have a '10 FLTRX and the stupid windshield trim (looks great, I struggle to line up the screw holes every single time... Told a buddy this morning that that trim/shield is never coming off!) The Ciro is specific to '15 and up, but seems very solid on my bike. I picked up a #10 x 1/2" stainless screw and some chrome washers from the hardware store, the screws in the kit were too long for the trim on my bike. Actually bottomed out a 1" screw and it got stuck, loosening the trim/mount screw loosened the trim stud that holds the shield on, and of course, popped the wellnut thru the fairing! I've got at least 3 of thsoe dumb things rolling around inside my fairing now... I plan to leave the ball arm on when I'm not running the cam, it's small-ish and I don't mind it being there when not in use. Planning to post a review of the mount here after Sturgis, see how it does over 10 days and 3,000+ mi.

I have the Hero 4 cam, outfitted it w/ an aftermarket case back to power via USB. I typically shoot time lapse video on the road - no one, including me, wants to watch 40 hrs of riding vids! I used a clamp mount on my Night Train on the fork tube, right nuder the trees, for a 4,000 mi ride last year, worked well. 4-500mi days left me w/ 7-8 min time lapse videos. Caught a bear crossing the road in front of us in Vermont! Picked the cam up on eBay for less than $100. I have way more invested in the do-dads that go with it (batteries, memory cards, and mounts!)
 

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I have a GoPRo Session5 and it is mounted behind the windscreen on the right side of the fairing. This allows me to access the button and take it on and off easily. I use an Aluminum Elbow mount to get it above the windscreen and it shoots pretty true with the bike. CIRO3D also makes a few mounts that work very well.


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I use this metal action camera clamp that I can place on my handlebars (I have 13" apes so it can see over my windshield) and on the engine guard. It works great and is very versatile. I haven't had any reservations on weather it will hold but I also purchased a lanyard kit designed for theses action camera. See links below

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07317Q4YG/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o05_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B01N216VSE/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I also use this suction mount so I can place on the rear saddlebags or on the tourpak. It hasn't fallen off but it's important what you stick it to be flat with no curve and really clean. I still use a lanyard to secure the camera.

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B00YDXFT8I/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I've ridden thousands of miles with this setup and haven't had any issues and I'll be using them on my way to and during SW9
 
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