Please understand me:
There are two items in my Vado SL I won't give up: The headlight and the TCD mount.
These two depend on the Specialized stem. What did you people do to your headlight mount and TCD bracket when you replaced the original stem with ShockStop?
I broke my plastic Specialized headlight stem attachment putting the bike in the car. I replaced it with a F3 formmount with the garmin and GoPro attachments. I generally use a Garmin 1030 + for riding and leave the TCD at home. The Specialized TCD will fit the Garmin mount and the Leyzene light will fit the GoPro attachment. You can probably find much cheaper alternatives to the F3 or K-edge mounts with a little research but at least you can see what they look like.
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RydaleMike and Allan47, great photos and details of how you attach the light and Garmin. Thanks! And Stefan, I’ll be waiting to hear your assessment of the shock stop vs stock VSL stem. You probably already considered this, but here’s a good stem comparison tool. By going from the VSL stock stem to a 100@6 deg., you will extend your reach by 15mm and lower the bars by 8mm.