looking for handlebar clock suggestion

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  1. 7960

    7960 New Member

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    I have one now that doesn't light. I want an analog clock, prefer chrome or black, that mounts to the handlebars (either on the clutch housing or by a decent-looking clamp) and that lights at the push of a button.

    I've got this now and have never really liked it because of how it sticks up an because it doesn't light at night.

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    Suggestions?
     
  2. Subie Driver

    Subie Driver Eye see what you did there.

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    Coottie BOOMER......SOONER OT Supporter

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    Was just thinking about getting a clock for my bike. So frustrating to stop and check the cell phone.
     
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    I don't want one that glows. I want it to light when I hit a button, stay on for 5 - 60 seconds, then go off.

    http://www.marlins-motorcycles.com/HBC_Mounts.html

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    Our new EL light has a white face and great numbers that can be seen fast. Push a button and the light will stay on for 5 sec.



    might be it.
     
  5. Subie Driver

    Subie Driver Eye see what you did there.

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    I mounted my Garmin eTrex Legend HCx to my handlebars, and I set it to show speed, trip meter, and time, works great. Probably not even close to what you want, though.
     
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    the clock I posted to buy is $80.......that etrex is $200. you might have sent me in a completely different direction.

    pics of your bars with that mounted?
     
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    CyberEye Oh god, the voices

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    $10 digital watch + sticky back velcro.
     
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    Subie Driver Eye see what you did there.

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    Yeah, much more expensive than a clock, but it does a lot more, too. And here's a picture of it mounted:

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    When I'm riding, I usually have it set to a screen that divides the screen into thirds, top being speed, middle being clock, and bottom being trip odometer. And at the same time, it's also recording a trip track, so I can upload that from the unit, and I guess I can even put it over a Google Earth map, but haven't done that yet. Eventually, I'll add full city maps, and I'll be able to use it for navigation, although it has no audio capabilities, so I'll have to rely on visuals for distance to next turn and which direction to go.
     
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    yeah, I don't think so.
     
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    no, I was saying $80 to $200 isn't *that* much of a difference.

    I'm going to look into this.........father's day is close
     

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