Quad lock is simply awesome. Okay, that’s all you need to know, so I’ll go out riding again.
It truly is that simple. For all the multitude of phone mounts available, we’ve used quad lock on extended cycle tours, allowing us to be guided by google maps, on road bikes as we record Strava and on mountain bikes too. It’s secure and easy to fit and easy to remove on the fly, allowing you to take pictures from your phone easily.
The numerous mounts mean that Quad Lock fits quickly to any bike, with the ‘out front’ mount being super secure and well made. The Mount Pro is a simple system that swaps between bikes seamlessly and quickly due to strong rubber O rings and stays firmly in place on the roughest of trails. Using it on some of the toughest mtb trail centres in the UK, it allowed us to control our GoPro app as we filmed the routes. It’s often difficult when riding when control apps that control other things, but Quad Lock makes it all very simple to access.
The desk mount has also been a useful addition, as we filmed for social media on the phone and whilst using Cycle rollers and watching YouTube – well, why not. Everything from Quad Lock is well thought out, stylishly designed and superbly engineered to last along time. And when the rain starts falling, the crystal clear rain poncho slips neatly over the phone to keep it safe and allows you to keep functioning, even in the rainy Yorkshire Dales and Lake District where we test lots of review products.
Fastening the Quad Lock to your bike is simple and requires just a multi tool. The brand have a variety of spares available on the website for the occasions where you might lose odd pieces. I recently lost a bolt and thankfully their well developed help section on the website told me exactly which size and type of bolt that i needed to replace it.
It’s not often that you can say a product is: tough, ultimately engineered, stylish and performs superbly, but the Quad Lock system does it all extremely well. It’ll look good and last you a long time, so what’s not to like.
Images and article by Larisa Chinces & Robert Thorpe