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Re: EZ Pass mounting
« Reply #25 on: September 24, 2012, 05:05:52 pm »
I have an '09 C14 and I just put it inside the glovebox on the top of top of the tank. I have one of the portable fob style ezpasses (that is what is used in Houston for motorcycles). The ezpass person said you can place it just about anywhere and it will be read. So I did and she was right. It is out of the way and I can take it with me if I am concerned it will be stolen.

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Re: EZ Pass mounting
« Reply #26 on: September 25, 2012, 09:50:33 pm »
strange. I have just been putting  mine in my jacket cell phone zipper pocket just inside the left flap or in the left front pocket. Seems to extract the proper amount of money each time I pass through the tolls in Illinois.

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Re: EZ Pass mounting
« Reply #27 on: September 25, 2012, 09:54:32 pm »
I went through 5 toll plazas this past weekend, with mine installed as I described previously inside the right side-case, and the THANK YOU green light came on each time.

Good enough for me, I know it works now.
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Re: EZ Pass mounting
« Reply #28 on: September 26, 2012, 05:25:29 pm »
Guess I'll be the only one who's sawed one apart.  ???

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Re: EZ Pass mounting
« Reply #29 on: May 30, 2013, 09:53:04 am »
I have mine secured with the supplied 3M Velcro inside the top front corner of the right hand pannier.  I've had it installed this way for a while and and never had a problem even with all the tolls we have here in the Mid Atlantic region
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Re: EZ Pass mounting
« Reply #30 on: May 30, 2013, 10:40:15 am »
Used to have it mounted behind the Rifle screen on my C10.  It was out of sight and I just left it there. Found no goo place to do this on the C14, so I keep it in the glove box in its bag until I plan to need it... then I move it to the clear map holder of my tank bag.  I did try it in the upper pocket of my Darien, but it had issues being read there. I suspect the 3M Scotchlite on the pocket may attenuate the signal too much.

As a side note... In New York, when EZPass was first put into use, the toll collectors needed see the tag and do something manual to activate toll collection. 

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Re: EZ Pass mounting
« Reply #31 on: August 25, 2013, 05:57:33 pm »
Guess I'll be the only one who's sawed one apart.  ???

I just hacked up mine, it was the new more compact MA model. There is plenty of room under the left fairing, but it never registered. So I cracked it open to squeeze it in with the tach mount. Wrapped professionally in saran rap, electrical tape and zip ties, right out of sight out of mind:  :great:


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Re: EZ Pass mounting
« Reply #32 on: August 25, 2013, 08:43:08 pm »
I just want to warn those of you who have hacked up your ezpasses or hidden them inside the bike in somewhere that isn't readily accessible. If you come to a place like the Whitestone Bridge in NY, and your pass fails to read, you are going to have a HELL of a time explaining to the cops where your pass is. If the gate doesn't go up, they have to take the number off your pass and enter it into the computer to open the gate. And behind you is going to be a long, long line of people going like this >:(. And if they can't find your pass at all they are just going to pull you aside and give you a ticket for trying to use the ezpass lane without a pass. And believe me when I tell you, they will not give a damn about any story you try to tell them.

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Re: EZ Pass mounting
« Reply #33 on: August 25, 2013, 09:35:56 pm »
I would have to take my right side case liner bag out for them to see the EZ-Pass.

But it always works. I have to slow down and give it about 2 seconds but it always works.
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Re: EZ Pass mounting
« Reply #34 on: August 26, 2013, 01:31:41 am »
I just want to warn those of you who have hacked up your ezpasses And if they can't find your pass at all they are just going to pull you aside and give you a ticket for trying to use the ezpass lane without a pass. And believe me when I tell you, they will not give a damn about any story you try to tell them.
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Re: EZ Pass mounting
« Reply #35 on: January 31, 2014, 09:47:08 pm »
Have a new 2014 concours and want to put ez-pass on my bike.Need some ideas where to put it.I read in the side bags.Any pics of that would be great.

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Re: EZ Pass mounting
« Reply #36 on: January 31, 2014, 10:24:34 pm »
Mines in the breast pocket...

Goes from car to bike that way.  Toll picks in up without me doing a thing. ;D
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Re: EZ Pass mounting
« Reply #37 on: January 31, 2014, 10:44:36 pm »
Mines in the breast pocket...

Goes from car to bike that way.  Toll picks in up without me doing a thing. ;D

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Mine is in my left KLIM jacket pocket, right beside my garage door opener. They like each other 
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Re: EZ Pass mounting
« Reply #38 on: February 02, 2014, 02:29:44 pm »
This doesn't directly answer your question, but here in florida I know a guy that doesn't even bother mounting the sunpass on his bike. Most plazas don't have "arms" and he simple drives thru. The license-plate photo software picks him up as a registered user and charges his account anyway. He has never even received a warning in the mail.

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Re: EZ Pass mounting
« Reply #39 on: February 02, 2014, 05:14:28 pm »
I have mine secured with the supplied 3M Velcro inside the top front corner of the right hand pannier.  I've had it installed this way for a while and and never had a problem even with all the tolls we have here in the Mid Atlantic region

My installation is identical. No issues.
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Re: EZ Pass mounting
« Reply #40 on: February 03, 2014, 06:46:46 pm »
Mine is in my jacket's cell phone pocket also. I have never had an issue.

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Re: EZ Pass mounting
« Reply #41 on: February 03, 2014, 07:37:06 pm »
Only used it a few times while on vacation in ghe East, but worked every time from inside my tankbag's front pocket. Never worried wherer right side up or not. Radio waves don't know up from down, but they do antenna side drom backside.
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Re: EZ Pass mounting
« Reply #42 on: February 05, 2014, 05:53:58 pm »
This doesn't directly answer your question, but here in florida I know a guy that doesn't even bother mounting the sunpass on his bike. Most plazas don't have "arms" and he simple drives thru. The license-plate photo software picks him up as a registered user and charges his account anyway. He has never even received a warning in the mail.

That is me about 25% of the time.  Here in Fl they just take a pic of my tag and send me a letter asking me to change my battery, sometimes with a certificate to Lowe's for said new battery.

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Re: EZ Pass mounting
« Reply #43 on: February 06, 2014, 12:56:34 pm »
Just wondering if anyone is running with an EZ Pass and if so, where you have it mounted.  I used to have a HD Street Glide that I had the EZ Pass attached to the inside of the fairing.  It worked well and was out of the way and hidden.  Install was pretty easy, i think there were 6 bolts to remove to take off the front fairing.

I'm new to the C14, so not sure what all would be involved to mount it on the inside of the front fairing, or if there's a convenient location elsewhere that others have been using with success.


For me EZ pass woks well stuffed in the clear pocket of my Olympia day glow vest or mounted on in teh middle of the windshield using one of these.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-Indestructible-EZ-Pass-I-Pass-I-Zoom-holder-Will-NOT-Break-or-Melt-4life-/180970829232

Since the link will may stop working on ebay, Google ez pass mounting and you will find a number of suction cup mounting bracket for under $10.  They work surprisingly well.

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Re: EZ Pass mounting
« Reply #44 on: February 25, 2014, 02:22:29 am »
I am guessing that the ezPass and iPass aren't the same but you might want to look. With the iPass I don't need to carry it, I just need to have my license plate linked with it and they automatically deduct it.

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Re: EZ Pass mounting
« Reply #45 on: February 25, 2014, 04:58:00 pm »
I just want to warn those of you who have hacked up your ezpasses or hidden them inside the bike in somewhere that isn't readily accessible. If you come to a place like the Whitestone Bridge in NY, and your pass fails to read, you are going to have a HELL of a time explaining to the cops where your pass is. If the gate doesn't go up, they have to take the number off your pass and enter it into the computer to open the gate. And behind you is going to be a long, long line of people going like this >:(. And if they can't find your pass at all they are just going to pull you aside and give you a ticket for trying to use the ezpass lane without a pass. And believe me when I tell you, they will not give a damn about any story you try to tell them.

Same for the verazzano, battery, ,Lincoln, holland, midtown,GWB, OBC, Goethals....etc..
Ez-pass claims there's nothing wrong with my unit, but can't explain the 50/50 track record
This is why it stays velcroed on top of my tank bag, so when the days it doesn't want to be read, I just yank it off and hand it over
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Re: EZ Pass mounting
« Reply #46 on: February 26, 2014, 02:39:36 am »
I just put the Velcro tape in the corner of the windshield and that's where the EZ Pass stays.  I usually ride without the bags unless I am traveling overnight.  The jacket pocket and some of the other suggested places were just to if'y.  This location works 100% of the time so far and when it doesn't no hassles from Police or Toll Collectors.  As previous posters have stated here in NY they will definitely break your chops and maybe issue you a ticket.

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Re: EZ Pass mounting
« Reply #47 on: February 27, 2014, 05:43:26 pm »
I use an older, smaller phone belt clip from a prior Blackberry phone. It is leather (vinyl leatherette) has a magnetic closure and spring loaded padded belt clip. I insert the EZ pass and clip it onto the edge of the windshield. Simple, effective.