RAM Mounts U-Bolt Base
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RAM Mounts Rail U-Bolt Base With 1" Ball Mount

The RAM Mount U-Bolt handlebar base contains a 1" rubber ball designed to sit at right angles to the mounting rail. Included are black cover caps to be placed over the exposed ends of the u-bolt. Both the black aluminum and stainless steel options come with a composite adapter that can narrow the rail to a minimum width of 0.5".

U-Bolt Dimensions:

  • Black version accommodates rails from 0.5" to 1.25" in diameter
  • Chrome version accommodates rails from 0.5" to 1" in diameter
  • Stainless Steel version accommodates rails from 0.5" to 1" in diameter

Material:

  • Powder Coated Marine Grade Aluminum or Powder Coated Marine Grade Aluminum with Chrome Finish
  • Stainless Steel with natural finish

Ball Size:

  • 1" Rubber Ball "B" Size
4.8 / 5
Bang For The Buck
4.7 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Ease Of Install
5 / 5
Fit & Finish
5 / 5
Product Style RevZilla Item # Manufacturer Product # Availability
Chrome Aluminum 869125 RAM-B-231CHU In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Black Aluminum 869154 RAM-B-231ZU In Stock: Ships within 24 hours
Stainless Steel 1096107 RAM-B-231U In Stock: Ships within 24 hours

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4.8 / 5.0
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
Fit & Finish
5.0 / 5
Bang For The Buck
3 / 5
Works like a charm!
My Audace has Bluetooth which interfaces with the Moto Guzzi iPhone app to display various pieces of information about my bike. The Audace, like most cruisers, doesn't come from the factory with a phone mount. I went to a local motorcycle accessory store (sorry Revzilla, I needed it immediately...or so I thought) and they had a kit that included a Ram Mount X-Grip to hold the phone and a fork stem mount. The fork stem mount seems to work but I'm not 100% certain that it won't start moving around a little. Worse, the drag bars on my bike limit the adjustment so when the sun starts glaring off the screen it is difficult to quickly move the phone without stopping the bike.

Revzilla to the rescue! I ordered the U-Bolt base and installed it on my handlebars near the left grip. It mounts securely without any wiggling or wobbling. Even better, it allows the X-Grip to be clear of the bike so I can adjust the position of my phone all I want.

I subtracted a star because I consider it a bit pricey for a u-bolt, 2 screws, and 2 nuts. However, that is typical for Ram Mount items in general and at least the quality is there. It does come with a couple of black rubber caps to put over the end of the bolts/nuts but I'm pretty sure it won't be long until they fly off (which is no big deal, I don't think it looks bad without them). My only suggestion for potential owners is that you'd do well to invest in some Plasti Dip and rubberize the u-bolt where it makes contact with the handlebars. I haven't gotten around to it yet and my bars haven't been scratched but it's not worth the risk of marring the finish.

If this is a solution for your mounting problem then you can't go wrong with the Ram Mount U-Bolt Base.
August 22, 2015
Ride:
2016 Moto Guzzi Audace
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Easy
Versatile mount system. I use it on both my bikes.
June 15, 2015
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Ride:
2012 BMW R1200RT
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Pallet on my bmw k1600gt
If you ride and have a cell phone, you need this product. I have this in combination with the short arm and x-holder. It's secure and never moves. It's a must have. Now for a Bluetooth lol
May 27, 2015
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Ride:
2013 BMW K1600GT
Bang For The Buck
4 / 5
Works as intended
This RAM mount does exactly what I want it to do (attach my phone to my handle bars) but I wish the U part was rubber coated as opposed to painted metal. It will scratch your handle bars if you don't put tape on them first. Minor gripe.
April 29, 2015
Ride:
2012 Triumph Tiger 800 XC
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Features
5 / 5
Style
5 / 5
Ease Of Install
5 / 5
Fit & Finish
5 / 5
Fit the DRZ perfectly. Even a good size to fit the crossbar which has a small diameter. Feels sturdy and well built.
May 12, 2017
Purchased
3 months ago
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
RAM Mount should be the only brand you use!
I have seen too many falling phones with non Ram Mount phone and GPS mounts and will never use anything other than RAM on my bikes. Easy to install and multiple options for swing arms allowing you to customize where you put your phone. Simple system but strong and when installed correctly, won't budge!
October 14, 2013
Solid as a rock
I love the RAM mount equipment. I can move my GPS from one bike to another quickly, easily and reliably.
April 10, 2015
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Mount for GPS
Cheap and easy mount for Garmin on my Triumph Explorer.
May 12, 2014
Ride:
2013 Triumph Tiger Explorer
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Easy to install and works perfectly.
Super easy to install and super secure. I have complete confidence that this will hold my devices safely.
April 13, 2015
Ride:
2013 Triumph Speed Triple R
Bang For The Buck
5 / 5
Good product.
This mounted easily and securely on my handlebars without marring the surface. It is rock solid. I'm confident it's not going anywhere.
September 12, 2014
Ride:
2000 Honda Valkyrie GL1500
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