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Old 01-05-2013, 11:33 AM   #19606
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Project bike picked up & work begins tomorrow...plastics, headlight, & instrument cluster in the truck...needs some TLC...
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Old 01-05-2013, 12:13 PM   #19607
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Looks like Jeff has plenty of inmates willing to help with his new toy. I'll say the most important part besides learning to turn it on and off, is figuring out how you will mount it. Helmet mounts give decent view but take a little adjustment to not be showing sky or ground only and tend to make even fast rides appear slow. Helmet mounts are also best at isolating vibration. Bike mounts to this side make for good shots with lots of feeling of speed but put the camera at risk if you fall. It can also be hard to isolate vibes.

For street use, I've found the suction cup mount to work beautifully attached to the left fairing. I can reach down and hit the start stop button easily and it gives pretty good footage. The mount is strong enough that I've never worried about it coming off. I can rock the bike on the side stand with it, and usually do to test before riding with it.

On my first go pro HD, I set it to one of the narrow fields of view for less fish eye effects. The same holds true for my Go Pro HD2 that replaced it. The wide angle 127 degeree fov, just makes any hill or curve look flat and doesn't allow you to see much detail on anything unless it is close up.
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Old 01-05-2013, 04:23 PM   #19608
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Project bike picked up & work begins tomorrow...plastics, headlight, & instrument cluster in the truck...needs some TLC...
No worries! It'll buff right out.

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Old 01-05-2013, 04:49 PM   #19609
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Nice Jeff! I'll drop it at your place on the way him & you can start polishing...lol...I'll pick it next weekend it should be ready right;-)
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Old 01-05-2013, 05:25 PM   #19610
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Place to eat in Scottsville

Anyone know of a nice place to eat in Scottsville? I routed a nice backroad ride there and would like to check out the brewery that opened recently. I plan to arrive for a late lunch on Sunday if anyone wants to join me for a ride (about 2 hrs).

Starting from Patterson near Lauderdale.

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Old 01-05-2013, 05:31 PM   #19611
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The little Italian place on the Main Street is awesome!!! Can't remember the name tho...give the thread a couple minutes & someone will know it
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Old 01-05-2013, 06:08 PM   #19612
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Tavern on the james is good per my wife. Say hi to my old house. 308 bird st. Right downtown.

A great street is the street parallel to main 1 block west. Largest collection of federal architecture in one spot in the state!

Lots of.great roads out that way. My old stompin grounds.
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Old 01-05-2013, 06:27 PM   #19613
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Thanks SIC and TODD. Now to watch the Vikweens get their asses handed to them.
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Old 01-05-2013, 06:35 PM   #19614
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Who went down Westham at 730 this saturday am? Looked like an xr 650.

I waved.

Stop by one day.
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Old 01-05-2013, 06:43 PM   #19615
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Who went down Westham at 730 this saturday am? Looked like an xr 650.

I waved.

Stop by one day.
Funny...I went down Westham Pkwy at about 3:30 on my old XT600 today for it's monthly exercise.
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Old 01-05-2013, 07:40 PM   #19616
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You should stop by. I heard you. I was in garage. We can compare xt's
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Old 01-06-2013, 06:45 AM   #19617
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Anybody thinking of riding today?
Dirt/mud or street.....something noon-ish....

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Old 01-06-2013, 07:36 AM   #19618
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Anybody thinking of riding today?
Dirt/mud or street.....something noon-ish....

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I'm looking to get out for a while. on or offroad, both whatever you got. I'd even catch doc whipit to Scottsville.
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Old 01-06-2013, 07:47 AM   #19619
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I'm looking to get out for a while. on or offroad, both whatever you got. I'd even catch doc whipit to Scottsville.
I'll probably be at the BP on Patterson just past Lauderdale at about 11:15 to fill up and then I'm off. No off-road today but good twisty backroads all the way there.
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Old 01-06-2013, 08:01 AM   #19620
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I'll probably be at the BP on Patterson just past Lauderdale at about 11:15 to fill up and then I'm off. No off-road today but good twisty backroads all the way there.
not enough time to make that one.. have fun though.

Micchub, anybody? I'm looking to roll out of Chester about an hour. (noon) I might do a southern loop. Around Lake Chesdin or something but I can easily be swayed.
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