XT mount accidentally unlocking during ride

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XT mount accidentally unlocking during ride

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This hasn't happened to me yet but each time I ride with the XT in the mount I'm getting 'undue anxiety'.

If the XT was to pop out of the mount it would probably be destroyed or ran over by a following vehicle etc.

Has anyone a simple solution to prevent this happening or am I maybe worried about something that won't happen?
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Re: XT mount accidentally unlocking during ride

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I can see how that idea may cause undue anxiety, but other than one or two reports about the first release mount supposedly loosing the XT, no one has complained of this happening.

When I click mine in, I try to pull it away from the mount to check. No issues. There is apparently a rubber web that can be added to the mounted XT, but I never saw the need to get it.
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Re: XT mount accidentally unlocking during ride

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Me for example i have bought the cover case.
In the cover case corner there is an hole were i instaqlled a string and fixed it on the mptorcycle.
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Re: XT mount accidentally unlocking during ride

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Andrew_XT wrote: 06 Feb 2021 11:49 Me for example i have bought the cover case.
In the cover case corner there is an hole were i instaqlled a string and fixed it on the mptorcycle.
Have you more details please?
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Re: XT mount accidentally unlocking during ride

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Hati wrote: 05 Feb 2021 20:18 I can see how that idea may cause undue anxiety, but other than one or two reports about the first release mount supposedly loosing the XT, no one has complained of this happening.

When I click mine in, I try to pull it away from the mount to check. No issues. There is apparently a rubber web that can be added to the mounted XT, but I never saw the need to get it.
Thanks. I do worry about the long term implications of having to remove the XT from my motorcycle every time I'm not close to it. Wear on the plastic lips that hold it to the mount etc.
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Re: XT mount accidentally unlocking during ride

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I think Ram Mount- “Ram Tether” around $4 USD is the spiderweb rubber thing mentioned above that works to hold it. Someone posted on this forum or maybe elsewhere. Others epoxy a clip used for running zip ties then attaching a tether. I have neither and while not actual off-road, I’ve been on some rough unpaved roads without issue. I could understand the long term effects though. I remove mine just about whenever I get off the bike.
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Re: XT mount accidentally unlocking during ride

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I can recommend the Zumo Lock for the XT, I have used it since I bought the XT as soon as it became available.

Check it out on ZumoLock.com

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Re: XT mount accidentally unlocking during ride

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SteveA wrote: 06 Feb 2021 11:51
Andrew_XT wrote: 06 Feb 2021 11:49 Me for example i have bought the cover case.
In the cover case corner there is an hole were i instaqlled a string and fixed it on the mptorcycle.
Have you more details please?
Sorry, i don't understand how to upload image
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