Some say size matters, but does it really? Maybe it's more about how you work with what you've got. Reader John had a size problem, but he did not let that stop him from being both effective and elegant. Enjoy his hack.
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Wondering how to mount something made for larger 31.8mm handlebars on a smaller set? Don’t throw always that “Live Strong” bracelet, it’s perfect for the job and if you happen to be mounting a camera to those handlebars, you’ll get an added benefit of image stabilization.
I purchased two K-Edge GO BIG aluminum mounts for my Go Pro camera after breaking two of the plastic handlebar mounts sold by Go Pro. I was so excited when they came in only to find that they were way bigger than my handlebars. I was looking through my old parts bin for cycle computer spacers only to find that they were too thin. I thought about using an old inner tube but I do have a limit for just how crappy something can look on my bike and that’s when it hit me, one of those silicone bracelets might just work and it turned out to be perfect.
The best part of it is that it provides a nice vibration dampening and actually provides for a more stable video taking some of the edge off to the vibration coming through the handlebars.