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    Carrying Smart Phone

    My flip phone gave up the ghost. Today I bought a smart phone to replace it. I don't think that carrying it in my Jersey pocket would be comfortable. How do you guys carry it?

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    on the rare occasion when I do take a phone, it goes in a ziploc bag in a jersey pocket.
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    In a phone wallet in my jersey pocket:

    https://silca.cc/products/phone-wallet

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    I always carry mine in my jersey pocket.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zyzbot View Post
    I always carry mine in my jersey pocket.
    Yup. Same here. I just put it in the center pouch.

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    Jersey pocket works fine for me.

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    Wrap it with a clean shop towel, and put it in my under-seat bag, underneath my spare tubular.
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    In a ZIPloc bag in my bike bag.

    I used to put it in my back jersey pocket, however, I'm very suspicious of the long term effects of carrying and using a mobile phone too close to one's body (especially right up against my beloved kidneys). I *hope* there is no risk to having a phone so close to one's body, but I don't want to find-out in 20 years that I was wrong. I've spoken with various people in the medical field who are convinced that mobile phones can contribute to cancer, such as men who get testicular cancer on the same side as the pocket that they always put their phone in, etc. Correlation is not necessarily causation, but I figure I don't want to take the risk.

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    Zipped snug in my saddle bag.

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    Saddle bag. There also also cases specifically made for a smart phone that attach to the top tube, so that's an option.
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    Quote Originally Posted by daniell View Post
    My flip phone gave up the ghost. Today I bought a smart phone to replace it. I don't think that carrying it in my Jersey pocket would be comfortable. How do you guys carry it?

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    Ziplock on hard sweaty rides, ziplock on rainy or potentially rainy ride. Maybe in a ziplock on chill rides, too.

    In jersey pocket unless Iím wearing a backpack or have a frame bag on, my saddle bags are 100% for bicycle repair, and donít get opened unless something is wrong.


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    I stopped carrying it because it was ruining my jersey.
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    phfffft.

    If your phone was smart, it would figure this out for itself.

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    lol.... Put it in your back pocket in a zip lock bag, or get a jersey with one of those zip lock pockets. If you run bags on your bike then you can put it in there. Alternatively you can get a quad lock case and put it up front on your handlebars but I prefer to run my 3T eye out front which manages all my sensors and gives me a readout from my phone of all my sensors.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PoorInRichfield View Post
    In a ZIPloc bag in my bike bag.

    I used to put it in my back jersey pocket, however, I'm very suspicious of the long term effects of carrying and using a mobile phone too close to one's body (especially right up against my beloved kidneys). .......
    Good point....as a person who's beloved kidneys are almost totally shot, I can confirm that hemodialysis really cuts in to your riding time.

    I do have a case with a clip that would work in my jersey pocket, but that's just too much weight. The clip can also work clipping to the velcro strap that runs around one of my under-seat bags, in case the bag is too full with other stuff.
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    Quote Originally Posted by daniell View Post
    My flip phone gave up the ghost. Today I bought a smart phone to replace it. I don't think that carrying it in my Jersey pocket would be comfortable. How do you guys carry it?

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    I put mine in a Shocksock (a neoprene protective sheath) and put in in my center jersey pocket

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    https://deltacycle.com/bike-phone-tablet-holders,

    with caveat as the bands age it won't retain the phone as well.

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    Jersey pocket... I donít think of it much, my pockets: bandana and mini pump; phone; sticky pod. I donít use any kind of saddle bag.
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    back pocket. phone is huge but it fits. if i think it will rain i put it inside a doggy bag. its a samsung and moisture or water sets off a moisture detector that prevents me from recharging until the phone dries out which takes several hours.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oxtox View Post
    on the rare occasion when I do take a phone, it goes in a ziploc bag in a jersey pocket.
    i always bring my phone. next to money its the most important item after cash and spare tubes. never know when something can go wrong and you have to call a cab

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    Carrying Smart Phone

    Saddle bag. Still using a smallish iPhone so it fits in there without a problem and with Bluetooth drives my Cateye Smart device up in the cockpit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1500SLR View Post
    ... get a jersey with one of those zip lock pockets.
    I've never seen that -- who makes them?

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    Carrying Smart Phone

    Quad Lock for me. Holds great and is easy to clip/unclip with multiple bikes.

    https://www.quadlockcase.com/collections/shop-ride

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    Quote Originally Posted by daniell View Post
    . I don't think that carrying it in my Jersey pocket would be comfortable.

    There's only one way to find out.

    I don't own one but it seems pretty much everyone I ride with carries it in their jersey pockets.

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