Tag: USB

Installing A USB Charger On A Motorcycle

Spent the day doing a quick upgrade mod to the Lil Green Monster by adding a USB charger to it. The install of the USB charger is a simple plug and play that requires simple tools (screw driver and a set of Allen wrenches) to install.

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USB Charger for a motorcycle

I picked up the USB charger that is specifically designed for motorcycles, from Amazon, for a little over $13. After a simple removal of a few panels and the seat, fishing the electrical wire through the frame, and cinching everything down with zip ties, this project was completed in less than an hour.

Now I’ll be able to charge my iPhone or keep my GoPro powered on long rides thanks to this USB motorcycle charger.

GoPro Case

With my first vlog, I decided that it was time to organize the parts for my GoPro. Before organizing my GoPro and its accessories, I just kept the GoPro and everything that came along with it in a Nike drawstring bag.

But after tonight everything goes in this nice padded case that I received for Christmas. Below you can see how I store my GoPro Hero 2 now.

GoPro Storage. Top: First impression upon opening of the case. Middle: Unobstructed view of the case with the head mount to the side. Bottom:  GoPro accessories.

In the top image you can see what the case opens up to. The head strap doesn’t have a home in the case and just lays lose within the case. Once you move the head strap out of the way, you have a full view to all the pieces within the case.

What’s inside (from the bottom image starting from top left going clockwise): Suction cup mount, spare GoPro housing with extended back, GoPro in a skeleton housing, LCD back, bolts (6), pivot arms (4), tripod mount, bolt, USB charger, Amity, and USB cord.

There is plenty of room to add more accessories to the case, even another GoPro. Also I plan on including a micro USB cord to charge the Amity battery extender and picking up a Wifi back or another GoPro battery.

What do you folks think?