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    Garmin 810 Question

    I am thinking of getting the Garmin 810 for my mountain bike, my concern is the way it mounts onto the stem, the set up looks flimsy. Has anyone had any problems with the Garmin becoming loose or falling off during a ride?

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    No problem

    It has the same mount as the 800, which is by far the best mounting system I've seen.

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    Garmin 810 Question

    I have an adapter for my Forerunner 310xt that uses the same mount system. It's a great mount system. It works well

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    The mount well. I have had my 810 come off once in a crash, I hit it with my leg when my bike slide out but I have a leash on it that I borrowed from my Contour Camera so it stayed with the bike.

    I also have a the silicone case Garmin sells for it and a screen protector. I highly recommend both especially the screen protector if you use gloves on the screen.

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    Re: Garmin 810 Question

    My mount popped off on the drive home. I realized when home and immediately went out to find it, which I did 10 minutes later. It was still attached to the mount, partially, but cracked. 2 months old.



    I wouldn't use the rubber band mount.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mhopton View Post
    My mount popped off on the drive home....

    I wouldn't use the rubber band mount.
    Don't leave your GPS on your bike when your bike is on the car rack.

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    Yeah, lesson learned. This was my first Garmin....

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    Quote Originally Posted by mhopton View Post
    Yeah, lesson learned. This was my first Garmin....

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    If it's not bolted on, take it off when you put it on the car rack.

    It might be worth contacting Garmin. You can probably work out a deal with them where they'll send you a refurbished model for a modest cost so you can "repair" the screen. It's also possible you could find someone offering to repair broken screens somewhere. Businesses doing that for smartphones do a pretty bang-up business that they're all over the place.

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