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K-Edge updates GoPro and Garmin mounts

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K-Edge will have a new, one-bolt, centered base clamp (shown at center with GoPro Hero Session) for all its mounts beginning in January

K-Edge will have a new, one-bolt, centered base clamp (shown at center with GoPro Hero Session) for all its mounts beginning in January (Image credit: Jason Sumner)
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The forthcoming K-Edge one-bolt clamp pivots open for easier installation than the current two-bolt model

The forthcoming K-Edge one-bolt clamp pivots open for easier installation than the current two-bolt model (Image credit: Jason Sumner)
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The current GoPro mount (center) is curved to put cycling computers front and center; now that mounting style will be available for GoPros or compatible devices too

The current GoPro mount (center) is curved to put cycling computers front and center; now that mounting style will be available for GoPros or compatible devices too (Image credit: Jason Sumner)
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The computer interface of the Garmin mount is replaceable, and you can add a GoPro mount to its underside

The computer interface of the Garmin mount is replaceable, and you can add a GoPro mount to its underside (Image credit: Jason Sumner)
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Originally desinged for mountain bikes, the K-Edge Gravity Cap has found a new use…

Originally desinged for mountain bikes, the K-Edge Gravity Cap has found a new use… (Image credit: Jason Sumner)
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Garmin's new micro Edge 25 sits atop the Gravity Cap, cute as a button

Garmin's new micro Edge 25 sits atop the Gravity Cap, cute as a button (Image credit: Jason Sumner)

This article originally appeared on BikeRadar

The metal accessories company K-Edge began as a solution to a problem, specifically a chain catcher to ensure that Kristin Armstrong's chain stayed on during tricky sections of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games time trial. (It worked; she won.)

While the company's chain catchers can still be found on pro bikes like the Giant Defy of Paris-Roubaix winner John Degenkolb, the company now has a line CNC-machined products to make sure other things stay on the bike: Garmin computer and GoPro videocameras.

Beginning in January, K-Edge will roll out a redesigned alloy mount that features a single-bolt clamp and a curved arm that will be used for both computer and videocamera mounts. This will allow a videocamera like the new cube-form GoPro Hero Session to be mounted directly in line with the stem. A few lighting brands are also taking to the GoPro mount system, and so that's an option for these mounts too.

The two-bolt clamp at left will be replaced by the single-bolt clamp at right

The mounts will retain the same names as the current products, and the same replaceable interfaces or bolt-on add-ons such as the Combo that takes a Garmin on top and a GoPro underneath.

The single-bolt clamp pivots open, which will make it easier to install and look a little cleaner.