The best phone mounts for bikes in 2024: Cycle safely while using apps

Trail rider using their phone, within one of the best bike phone mounts
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The best phone mounts for bikes will make it so much easier to follow GPS directions, skip tracks when listening to music, or see your alerts while you're out cycling. Whether you're popping to the store, commuting to work, or out on the trail, your smartphone will be safe, visible, and accessible at all times and allow you to keep focused on the road and stay alert. 

So what's the best phone mount for your cycling needs? Well, firstly, that depends on where you want to install your mount: on the handlebars, the stem of the bike, or the stem cap. The kind of cycling you'll be doing also matters; for example, gentle riding around town will require less rugged cycling than using dirt tracks when out on your mountain bike. 

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Tom May

Tom May is a freelance writer and editor specializing in art, photography, design and travel. He has been editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. He has also worked for a wide range of mainstream titles including The Sun, Radio Times, NME, T3, Heat, Company and Bella.

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