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Bike cam 31 Jul 2016 17:12 #736849

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Bike cam 10 Aug 2016 20:39 #738215

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Sent my cam in for exchange. Culling out some old clips.
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Bike cam 12 Aug 2016 20:37 #738459

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Nice videos, but windscreen has to be cleaned/polished.
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Bike cam 13 Aug 2016 07:40 #738504

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Just so happened I was uploading that clip and posted it before going to bed. More to come but the internet connection here sucks.
I sent my old cam in for exchange. I contacted them not expecting anything but I ordered a battery anyway. I told them of the issues I'd been having and they told me to send them the cam body and they'll send me a new one. I bought it last September. :woohoo: It's waiting for my in my mailbox. Another seller for my Good Guys thread. Can't beat the price and their CS is awesome. I don't use that term much. They'll get a 5 * and good review.
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First tryout.
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First ride with the new cam.
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The more I get use to it, the more I like the 15/35 set up.
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One of our long time community council, CSA, COP members and friend hasn't been home for two years. I decided to take some clips of his place and send them to him. He had a huge wooden sculpture of himself in front that was stolen along with other things. Got a little more than I expected but maybe now they will know someone's watching the place.
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Almost got a ticket Twice in one ride. I'd better be more careful from now on. :whistle:
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There's always some guy that tries to keep you behind him. Double yellow, he slows down, oncoming traffic, he slows down, Passing area or it's clear, he speeds up. Sometimes you have to out fox him. He didn't expect me to do this but if I hadn't, he would have hugged the double yellow for the next two miles. He had his family in the car and they were enjoying the fun. Jerks. :dry:


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Bike cam 18 Aug 2016 09:25 #739122

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:ohmy: Great vids !

I have two mounts, one forward, and one rearward for getting the tailgaters. Windows used to have a really simple, easy, free editor for splicing the footage together called Moviemaker. I don't know if the latest windows version still has it. You seem to have something similar. Windows? or Mac?

I use the super-cheap cameras that look like little flashlights. I have them hard-mounted so the sound is mostly mechanical engine noise. The rear camera does pick up more exhaust sound, which is what I use for the audio. I usually just ignore the front camera's sound. The editor lets you separate the audio and splice that as well.

Here's one I did a few years ago. At about 2:30 you can get a little bit of decent exhaust sound. When you let off the throttle, though, it's all wind noise. I've thought about getting a separate audio recorder, but that's getting a little much.

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