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I have never had success with mounting a compass on any motorcycle.
Could not get a close to accurate read.
However, when I placed my inexpensive pocket compass (designed to be a zipper pull type) on top of the front brake master cylinder, it indicated close to magnetic north.
Easy to mount with a 4 mm screw.
If it does not work, easy to remove.

Will advise, after my trip to Sportsmans Warehouse, today.

BTW, I removed the thermometer, as it was inaccurate and not easy to read (without reading glasses), then I remounted clock to the center of the bars.
It has been very handy.

Clock & Compass.JPG Compass.JPG
 

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What, no GPS? :p
Hmmm...
When I am lost, I eventually want to find my way back, before running out of fuel.
That does not mean that I care if I get lost!
 

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It'll be funny if the bike was just facing the correct direction when you mounted the compass - and no matter which way you turn it always says you are going in that direction (like a broken clock - always correct twice a day). We may never know cause you may never make it back home. :)
 

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I've never been lost but there has been a lot of times that I didn't know where I was :)
 

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I have a built in compass it's only failed me once when we camping in Yosemite valley. For some reason I never could keep a good reference there.
 
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