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post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-08-2019, 05:32 PM Thread Starter
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E-Z Pass - Where to mount?

I have a Thruxton R1200. No fairing. Right now I keep my EZ Pass in a magnetic tank bag, and i go through the EZ Pass/Cash lanes because the tag never reads. I know that there are only so many times you're allowed to go through with only reading plates before you get fined. I'm curious what creative solutions y'all have come up with? Seems like EZ Pass/Cash lanes are the only solution?

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post #2 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-08-2019, 05:35 PM
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Before I changed to the Corbin seat...I had mine in the little cubby under the seat. Now I put it in my jacket...

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Just use velcro on the pass, mounting it somewhere inconspicuous. Here in N Cal, specifically the Bay area, we also ( very conveniently on line) input year, make , model and license plate for each vehicle, including mcís to our fastrak account. I have a few transponders in my cars but not really needed. As you pass thru the now unmanned toll plaza, the camera picks up you license and matches it against its data base. Soo convenient.
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I kept mine in my tank bag and always went through the EZ Pass lanes. Sometimes it would read, other times not. Never got fined. There is a bracket that mounts to the bars that can hold the transponder. I knew someone who mounted the transponder on top of the front brake reservoir with Velcro when needed. I've never heard of being fined.
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I got the EZPass Holder that is held on with suction cups. I removed the cups and simply wired the holder under the instrument cluster or in my jacket pocket depending.
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I keep mine in a chest pocket, haven't had any issues in the Northeast with the tag being read. That said, make sure you have your plate registered to the tag on the ezpass website for your state.
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I'm Colorado - we use a sticker transponder. They tell you to install it horizontally 1 inch from the bottom of the headlight.


You might check the website for your state. They might have info on placement.
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In Illinois, you are required to have the physical iPass transponder on you, even though you may have registered your license plate on the iPass website. They allow up to 4 photo verifications and deduct the tolls from your account. After that, you will receive a penalty notice for each subsequent photo verification performed, which I believe is around $10. per verification.

I am going to start to carry the transponder in my jacket chest pocket. I am not too keen on placing it anywhere on my bike, as I know I will forget it and it will likely be stolen. All of my transponders are linked into a single account, so a stolen transponder has access to funds available in the whole account.

Hopefully, Illinois will change things back to not charging for photo verification when license plate is registered and on file.
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Quad lock and a case I found lying around. The other quad lock is for my phone.
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I have mine mounted to the right fork with a Quad lock. Ran out of space on the handlebars!

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