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Nigel, there are usb adaptors, small that plug into the battery tender lead,(sae connector) I was able the run a lead to my phone and charge it while it roads in my tаnkbag. They run about $10.00
Wonder if Danny will be back on the forum?
That sounds like just the thing. Who's Danny?
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This thread author, I think he was back on line in 2018?
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That sounds like just the thing.
I use one to power my GPS.

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Just ordered one of them:

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Yep, that’s it, can pick them up for about $10.00-20.00 bucks. Charge away!
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There's not so many places you can get them in the UK, but I found a couple of places selling them on eBay. I got mine for £11.99.
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They also sell those portable cell phone chargers, external batteries pretty reasonable and no wiring needed. I have one that was given to me, but daughter had it last. She said it worked great, though.

The 2019 FXLR has a USB port under the tank somewhere, thought about getting the battery tender one, but I don't worry that much about my phone, but I might start running my GPS on the bikes soon, so might look into it.

Going camping, leave the phone alone in case of emergency only and should keep a charge for a while.
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I bought a second one of the Battery Tender USB charger adapters; so I can carry one on each bike.
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Your are camping with your motorcycle. Maybe you should give the phone a break.
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