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New BikeConsole handlebar mounts launched

This time they’re for the Apple iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy SIII

Tech Sport have added two new models to their BikeConsole range of handlebar mounts that support the Samsung Galaxy SIII (S3) and Apple iPhone 5.

They come with a new mounting system that enables the cases to be locked and held more securely on handlebars and, among other new features, they’re said to have increased resistance to water. The back section is flat to fit into pockets more comfortably than before and the screens are touch sensitive.

The Samsung Galaxy SIII (S3) case will be available in about a fortnight and the iPhone case will be available around mid -December. Each will be priced at £34.95.

These new mounts add to the existing range of BikeConsoles for the iPhone 3 and 4, Samsung Galaxy S and SII and a range of other Android -based phones.

The BikeConsoles complement the BikeCharge dynamo that enables you to charge your smartphone as you ride, PowerPack batteries that mount on your bike to recharge your smartphone, and BikeTouch gloves that enable you to operate your phone without removing your gloves.

All of these products are available from

Mat has been in cycling media since 1996, on titles including BikeRadar, Total Bike, Total Mountain Bike, What Mountain Bike and Mountain Biking UK, and he has been editor of 220 Triathlon and Cycling Plus. Mat has been technical editor for over a decade, testing bikes, fettling the latest kit, and trying out the most up-to-the-minute clothing. We send him off around the world to get all the news from launches and shows too. He has won his category in Ironman UK 70.3 and finished on the podium in both marathons he has run. Mat is a Cambridge graduate who did a post-grad in magazine journalism, and he is a winner of the Cycling Media Award for Specialist Online Writer. Now over 50, he's riding road and gravel bikes most days for fun and fitness rather than training for competitions.

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