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Motorcycle Clock Options?

I have been looking for clock options for my bike. I have seen some people make custom dashes, use cheap Velcro watches, or plastic stick on ones. I like the idea of having something a little more permanent that flows with the bike, so I was thinking handlebar mounted clock. I don't have my bike with me today with all the rain, so maybe someone knows or can confirm what size handle bars are stock for the bike. Formotion makes some handle bar mount clocks and I think Riders Passion too.

Is 1.25" the correct size for a handlebar mount clock for the vulcan?

Has there ever been a heavy duty magnet mount analog clock made?

What have folks used here?

Feel free to share pictures or links to websites.

Normally I don't care what time it is when I am on the bike, but have been making longer commutes needing to be punctual not having to get off the bike to check the cell has become important because of traffic etc. I can tell how I am doing with time and traffic if I can get over the bay bridge in 45 minutes and hitting a certain section of the highway at the wrong time can add 30 minutes or more to my commute.

Take care,

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Vulcan bars are 7/8".
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http://www.formotionproducts.com/
Thanks for the info!
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These are more $$$ than I'd pay. I picked up a stick on clock from a truck stop for my VN.
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I have been looking for clock options for my bike. I have seen some people make custom dashes, use cheap Velcro watches, or plastic stick on ones. I like the idea of having something a little more permanent that flows with the bike, so I was thinking handlebar mounted clock. I don't have my bike with me today with all the rain, so maybe someone knows or can confirm what size handle bars are stock for the bike. Formotion makes some handle bar mount clocks and I think Riders Passion too.

Is 1.25" the correct size for a handlebar mount clock for the vulcan?

Has there ever been a heavy duty magnet mount analog clock made?

What have folks used here?

Feel free to share pictures or links to websites.

Normally I don't care what time it is when I am on the bike, but have been making longer commutes needing to be punctual not having to get off the bike to check the cell has become important because of traffic etc. I can tell how I am doing with time and traffic if I can get over the bay bridge in 45 minutes and hitting a certain section of the highway at the wrong time can add 30 minutes or more to my commute.

Take care,

Eric
Check out posts 1 & 8 in this thread
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Very Clean look VoIP Doc. Any trouble reading it while moving? Did you go with the backlit option?
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Very Clean look VoIP Doc. Any trouble reading it while moving? Did you go with the backlit option?
No trouble at all.
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I bought a cheap wristband watch and put it on the handlebars. works fine.

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Go to eBay and search for motorcycle clocks. There are many chrome bar-mounted analogue clocks. Clocks for Bikes has some nice ones for $32

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