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Old 09-26-2012, 04:54 PM   #16531
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pretty dam cool. Too bad that bar is right in the shot. If he could make the bar from the ..."trailer" (?) parallel to the ground then up to the hitch, it would be much less noticeable. great idea though
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great idea. Video would be a wee bit bumpy but he might get a few pics out of it.
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Old 09-26-2012, 05:03 PM   #16532
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pretty dam cool. Too bad that bar is right in the shot. If he could make the bar from the ..."trailer" (?) parallel to the ground then up to the hitch, it would be much less noticeable. great idea though
GoPro should be mounted to an auto-drive R/C car controlled by optical sensors attached to the bike to keep it within +/- 6' distance...


...Man I really need to go talk to some smarter friends and build up the money for a GoPro!
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Old 09-26-2012, 05:03 PM   #16533
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This might not end well.


End well? Damn, it didn't start well.
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Old 09-26-2012, 05:26 PM   #16534
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great idea. Video would be a wee bit bumpy but he might get a few pics out of it.[/QUOTE

sounds real nice anyway.
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Old 09-26-2012, 05:48 PM   #16535
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Still wrong, that is on the Skyway. No reflectors on the good section of 129. Not to mention that the only photog that sits 10 miles from the state line isn't on KB's payroll.
Guess you're right. The only NC presence I ever see is at the CROT. Never have seen much of any sort of police on the skyway. Guess I wasn't looking too hard.
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Old 09-26-2012, 06:30 PM   #16536
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what a waste of $35 grand

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Old 09-26-2012, 06:33 PM   #16537
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It's way cool, but I doubt the rig could hang with a really fast rider. I don't think the camera dolly wheels can hang much beyond 0.7 to 0.9 G. A bike leaned at 45 degrees is a G. And, a really fast rider can pull one-G or greater. Dolly cam will turn into tassel cam on a fast bend.
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Old 09-26-2012, 06:35 PM   #16538
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Guess you're right. The only NC presence I ever see is at the CROT. Never have seen much of any sort of police on the skyway. Guess I wasn't looking too hard.
When there are that many NC motor units out together, they are usually doing a training exercise.
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Old 09-26-2012, 06:37 PM   #16539
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When there are that many NC motor units out together, it's because the "hot" light is on at the Krispy Kreme.
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Old 09-26-2012, 06:38 PM   #16540
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Old 09-26-2012, 06:46 PM   #16541
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A few more: (snip)


At first, I was thinking (hoping, perhaps) that it was this:



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Old 09-26-2012, 06:46 PM   #16542
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It's way cool, but I doubt the rig could hang with a really fast rider. I don't think the camera dolly wheels can hang much beyond 0.7 to 0.9 G. A bike leaned at 45 degrees is a G. And, a really fast rider can pull one-G or greater. Dolly cam will turn into tassel cam on a fast bend.
Check your math. A bike leaned at 45 degrees is pulling .707 G's.
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Old 09-26-2012, 06:57 PM   #16543
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It's way cool, but I doubt the rig could hang with a really fast rider. I don't think the camera dolly wheels can hang much beyond 0.7 to 0.9 G. A bike leaned at 45 degrees is a G. And, a really fast rider can pull one-G or greater. Dolly cam will turn into tassel cam on a fast bend.
Not sure I'd want that javelin behind me in a bad situation...
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:28 PM   #16544
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Not sure I'd want that javelin behind me in a bad situation...
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:37 PM   #16545
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Check your math. A bike leaned at 45 degrees is pulling .707 G's.

Check your physics, OP is correct 1g.

Garvity (1g) acting on moment arm .707 height of upright CoM, must be counteracted by equal moment arm of .707 height of upright CoM (45deg angle) so horizontal accel must also be 1g.
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