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Old 01-30-19, 04:56 PM
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In my seat bag so it's there if I need it but otherwise doesn't disturb my ride.
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Old 01-30-19, 08:22 PM
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In one of those waterproof cases in my seat bag.
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Old 01-31-19, 05:40 AM
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Zip lock bag in shirt pocket for me.
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Old 02-04-19, 10:34 AM
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Keep it in my Transit saddle bag. Got caught in a couple of frog stranglers last year and the phone was bone dry.
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Old 02-09-19, 06:51 PM
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Rear left jersey pocket. Had it fly out once going down a slight hill because I was messing with it (stupid). Thank God for Lifeproof cases. Phone survived but it banged up the case pretty good.Their warrantee is awesome..
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Old 02-10-19, 10:42 PM
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Iphone 8 (the smaller one) on a belt clip attached on the waist at backbone. I can reach it to adjust volume but rarely mess with it. I use bluetooth ear buds. It all stays put but if it happens to rain the phone is quickly moved to side to get it out of the splashzone.
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Old 02-11-19, 12:50 PM
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In a Lifeproof case in my left rear jersey pocket. You can't read an iPhone screen in the sun so there's no point in a handlebar mount.
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Old 02-11-19, 01:41 PM
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Just in case it never occurred to someone, I had a mystery point impact crack on my phone screen (fortunately just on the tempered glass screen protector). I think it may have been due to stepping off the seat at a light and then pressure or banging it against the nose of the saddle, in my rear pocket. Maybe I leaned back on it, and I've noticed since that I do that now and again. In any event, phone in only the front pocket now and never the rear.
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Old 02-11-19, 09:10 PM
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Handlebar holder

On my handlebars
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Old 02-15-19, 08:58 AM
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I've started riding with a small fanny pack. iPhone goes in one pocket, small wallet with ID, a few bucks and credit card goes in another. Also some lip balm and maybe a tiny tube of sunscreen. All tight to my side and under my jersey. I never know it's there.
I hate weight in my jersey pockets. A baggy of dates is the heaviest thing that goes back there and they disappear during my ride!
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Old 02-15-19, 10:01 AM
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Keep my iPhone6 in Ziploc in middle jersey pocket. Food in right pocket because I'm right handed and my lucky spare tube in the left pocket.
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Old 02-16-19, 01:45 PM
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My Carhartt Parka has a Dry zip pocket on the chest ..
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Old 03-15-19, 02:35 PM
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I use a Roadrunner Bags, Mini-burrito handlebar bag for my iPhone and wallet. It is between the drops, easy to hear, and relatively protected be the bars if I fall or if the bike is leaned and then falls. It is a great SMALL handlebar bag which I reinforced with some stiff foam to hold shape and not sag.

I used to keep in in a zipped side jersey pocket, but thought if I seriously fall and needed it to get help, it might have been broken in the fall..
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Old 03-16-19, 07:10 AM
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I ride solo most of the time so a phone is a must. Rail trails can take you out in the middle of nowhere it seems. Carry mine in my shorts fromt pocket with zipper closure.
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Old 03-23-19, 03:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Steve B. View Post
Jersey pocket with ATM card, license and emergency contact card. Inside a baggie, never fallen out, 30 years ?, but I tend to not ride down really bumpy roads.

As well my Garmin sends a LiveTrack, so I might be able to have my wife locate it if I discovered it missing.
I carry my cell phone in center jersey pocket, even on gravel rides. On some mountain descents, I'm blasting over corse stones and washboard at speed without any suspension at all. Needless to say, its about as rough as it can possibly get, but I've never had anything shake free out my jersey pocket - no worries!
I only use the center pocket out of having a system: Food & gel packs goes in the right pocket; phone or 3rd water bottle in center pocket, while the left pocket is the 'junk drawer' for back-up mini-pump, 2nd spare tube, keys, etc.
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Old 03-25-19, 05:32 AM
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Jersey Pocket

Probably the most common place to put your cell is in one of those pockets on the back of a cycling jersey. Not everyone rides with a cycling jersey but those that do would tell you that this is the best place to pack things.

Remember that using your cell while cycling makes you more vulnerable to accidents. So ride with caution and in stealth mode.
I often place my cell in the middle pocket of my cycling jersey, like many cyclists do. Some even favor a pocket, whether itís the left or right pocket for easier access.

For the most part, putting your cell phones, keys or any other small accessory in your jersey pocket will be secure and easy to reach for quick access.
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Old 03-28-19, 03:53 AM
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Originally Posted by aclass View Post
Keep it in my Transit saddle bag.
Same here... Similar to this one:

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Old 03-28-19, 04:03 AM
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Assos Spider Bag. I forget it's there, and good space for neck tube, gillet, arm, and leg warmers too.

https://www.assos.com/spiderbag
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Old 03-28-19, 04:08 AM
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this guy mounted on stem, gives me easy access to phone for any needs while riding and holds it pretty securely.
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Old 04-02-19, 10:09 AM
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Phone stays on my sling bag strap. Watch gets notifications of texts/emails/phone calls so I can see if it is worth stopping without taking out the phone first. Bluetooth earbuds so I can actually take the call if I want without removing the phone, and can change music (lower volume in traffic and raise on paths). I can read the texts and emails off the watch (and decide whether to stop and respond, activate SIRI to respond over bluetooth, or ignore) and accept calls or decline. Having a phone out just is a flag to getting it ripped off. I have a dedicated bike computer on the bike itself.
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Old 04-03-19, 10:06 PM
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Quad lock, it’s not going anywhere.
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Old 04-03-19, 10:28 PM
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I usually keep mine in my rear fender basket, and if it's raining, I'll stash it away in one the rear panniers. If I hear a certain ringtone or text alert, I'll pull over and either check or answer the phone.
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