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2018/05/28 08:30:41 (permalink)

Mounting Garmin with modified K-Edge

The K-Edge stem mount is designed for conventional handlebars so it lays the device flat making it mostly illegible from the Bacchetta cockpit. I added an inch of elevation so it can be tilted and it now faces me directly. I used the thick reduction spacer that comes with the Garmin OutFront bracket and some tiny M3 bolts. I found the M3 bolts at a hobby shop.

(This simple modification can get complicated because the K-Edge base has tapped holes and your device mounting cup may also have tapped holes.)

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K-Edge mounting systems are made right here in Boise, Idaho!
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Re: Mounting Garmin with modified K-Edge 2018/05/29 13:41:10 (permalink)
I use the same mount but rotate it 180 degrees so that the flexible portion pivots behind the stem. That way I can face the Garmin almost vertically toward me.
 
 
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Re: Mounting Garmin with modified K-Edge 2018/05/29 19:24:54 (permalink)
My handlebar setup (tiller) allows this but there are so many times that I need to adjust the Garmin to avoid bright sunlight or to enhance the background in order to see it.  It's like a `floating' Garmin.  
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Re: Mounting Garmin with modified K-Edge 2018/08/15 17:52:49 (permalink)
Tojesky,
Did you need to modify the K-Edge Garmin mount, or was it as simple as rotating 180 degrees?
Thanks,
Jeff
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Re: Mounting Garmin with modified K-Edge 2018/08/18 15:03:12 (permalink)
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Tojesky,
Did you need to modify the K-Edge Garmin mount, or was it as simple as rotating 180 degrees?
Thanks,
Jeff


I made no modifications to the unit I received. Just slightly loosen the Garmin mount from the stem ring and see how much you can flex it. But it should have plenty of range of motion.
 
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Re: Mounting Garmin with modified K-Edge 2018/08/18 15:10:01 (permalink) ☄ Helpfulby tojesky 2018/08/23 12:14:13
Tim,
Thanks for the reply!
I followed your lead and have already ordered, received and installed the K-edge mount in your manner.  Voila! Perfect  solution!
Jeff
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Re: Mounting Garmin with modified K-Edge 2018/08/21 05:15:38 (permalink)
Yeah, I couldn’t simply use the k-edge out of the box. The combination of stem and riser on my Giro26 put the Garmin right where my knee would hit it. So,after a few scrapes,and bruises, I decided to move the thing. But the position required the modification I suggested.
post edited by Bogiesan - 2018/08/21 05:16:53
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