What is the purpose of a vibration absorber on a motorcycle?
Vibration absorbers: what are they and what do they do?
If you're a motorcycle enthusiast, you know how crucial riding comfort can be, especially on long journeys. The purr of the engine beneath your feet is undoubtedly one of the most satisfying sensations for any motorcyclist, but it's also the source of various types of vibration which, over time, can damage a smartphone resting on a phone holder on your bike.
That's where vibration absorbers come in. These clever devices, also known as vibration absorbers, are designed to dampen unwanted vibrations, protecting your phone in the process.
In this article, we'll take a closer look at motorcycle vibration absorbers. We'll discuss what they are, why they're essential for every biker and how they work. Whether you're a seasoned biker or a two-wheeled novice, this guide will help you understand the importance of vibration absorbers for a more comfortable and safe riding experience for your smartphone.
What is a vibration absorber?
A vibration absorber, also known as a vibration damper, is a device designed to attenuate or eliminate unwanted vibrations in a system. In the world of motorcycles, vibrations are generally caused by the engine and can be transferred to the handlebars and frame of the motorcycle, affecting the rider's ride and comfort. When using a phone mount, these vibrations can also have an impact on your smartphone, disrupting the display or, in the long term, damaging components such as your camera.
The Tigra Sport vibration absorber works by means of a pneumatic suspension, reducing the amount of energy that reaches the phone holder. This is an essential element in protecting your smartphone when using a phone mount on your motorcycle. The smartphone remains stable on the mount, with a touchscreen that's easy to use.
At Tigra Sport, we have vibration absorbers specially designed for use with our motorcycle phone mounts, offering optimum protection for your device while enhancing your riding comfort. The Tigra Sport vibration absorber attaches to Fitclic Neo motorcycle handlebar mounts, trigger guard screws and rearview mirrors.
Why use a motorcycle vibration absorber?
Using a vibration absorber on a motorcycle offers a variety of benefits that improve the longevity of your phone. Here's why it's an essential accessory:
- Protecting your phone: When you attach your smartphone to a motorcycle mount, it's exposed to the vibrations of the machine. This can disrupt the display and, in some cases, damage internal components. A vibration absorber effectively reduces the impact of these vibrations on your phone, protecting it from possible damage.
- Improved safety: Using a vibration absorber also increases driving safety. By minimizing vibrations on your phone, it ensures clearer reading of your navigation or tracking applications.
In this way, a vibration absorber plays a crucial role in enhancing the driving experience. Not only does it ensure a more comfortable and safer ride, but it also contributes to the protection and durability of your phone and its mount. At Tigra Sport, we offer a high-quality vibration absorber, designed to be perfectly compatible with our motorcycle phone mounts and cases for iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, OnePlus, Huawei and Google Pixel.
The latest smartphones feature sophisticated cameras with delicate mechanical components inside. These can be damaged by the high-frequency vibrations generated by some motorcycle engines. The FitClic Neo vibration absorber module is designed to protect your phone from such potential hazards, whatever motorcycle you ride.
Tigra Sport's Fitclic Neo range allows you to fit a vibration absorber module. This product range works with both magnetic and mechanical mountings. All you have to do is place your phone on the holder and the magnets do the rest of the work. You can then activate the double security. For the moment, the vibration absorber is only available with the Fitclic Neo system, but a vibration absorber for the Fitclic system should arrive by the end of 2023.
The Fitclic range works with a "Twist and Lock" system. You put your phone down, and in a quarter of a turn your smartphone is in place. All you have to do is activate the double security system.
Both systems are compatible with different types of smartphone shells, such as Samsung Galaxy, iPhone, Huawei, OnePlus, Google Pixel and many others, thanks to our different types of universal solutions. They enable you to adapt your phone to different supports, such as car mounts, bike mounts, active life mounts...
How to install a vibration absorber on your motorcycle?
Installing a vibration absorber on your motorcycle is a fairly straightforward process. Tigra Sport's vibration absorber comes with everything you'll need to install it on your Fitclic Neo motorcycle mount.
Here's the step-by-step guide:
Don't forget, if you have any problems installing your vibration damper, don't hesitate to contact our support team at Tigra Sport. We'll be happy to help you ensure correct installation for a safe and comfortable ride.
In conclusion, vibration absorbers are essential equipment for any biker wishing to improve riding comfort, increase safety and extend the life of their phone and phone mount. At Tigra Sport, we're committed to providing you with high-quality solutions that meet your riding needs.
Understanding the importance and function of vibration absorbers will help you make an informed choice when purchasing this essential accessory in view of the prices of iPhone, Samsung and other smartphones. From protecting your precious smartphone to enhancing your driving experience, the benefits of a good vibration absorber are numerous.
Finally, we hope this article has been helpful to you in understanding the crucial role of vibration absorbers on smartphone mounts for motorcycles. If you've found this information useful, please feel free to share it with other motorcycle enthusiasts and visit our online store to discover our full range of products designed to enhance your riding experience.