GoPro HD Hero Camera

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by Wesley J, Dec 23, 2009.

  1. CaseyB

    CaseyB Adventually

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    I wanted to say the above.....sound advice....i didn't because, i felt i've been commenting to much in this thread....while whoring out my silly short vids...

    but really good advice....use the gopro as a primary video outlet.....use a simple point and shoot for pics. Not so say messing with the gopro's functionality isn't fun..it is..i've been screwing with timelapse through an eye of a fish
  2. team ftb

    team ftb Befuddled Adventurer

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    OK gents here's a first attempt at a vid. Some riding on my new mount a KTM 250 XCF-W in the hills above Chiang mai Thailand.

    When i entered the text using Windows Movie maker and reviewed the video the captions did not waver all over the screen, they were simply positioned correctly in the bottom center of the screen. Prey tell why when uploaded to YouTube do they now wander all over the screen?


    <IFRAME height=315 src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/tvithJaI5NI" frameBorder=0 width=420 allowfullscreen></IFRAME>

    Thanks in advance for any editing tips.
  3. Jon_PDX

    Jon_PDX Long timer

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    Well if those are the hills in Thailand what's the jungle like :eek1

    Good thing you were on a 250. I don't think I would want to ride a larger/heaver bike in those hills. Don't you just hate those roots across the trails. I think it reached out and attacked the bike :wink:

    Jon...
  4. BMW Kurt

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    GoPro HD mounted on crash bars in a tunnel on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
  5. TavisB

    TavisB @TavisB

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    I'm guessing you checked the image stabilization box on YouTube.
  6. NordieBoy

    NordieBoy Armature speller

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    Yep. Image stabilisation...
  7. team ftb

    team ftb Befuddled Adventurer

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    Can't remember if I checked image stabilization or not. So can I assume i never want to check that box when uploading offroad video to Youtube?

    Thanks for the tips.
  8. team ftb

    team ftb Befuddled Adventurer

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    Yes the 525 is more of a pig through that stuff, lighter is definitely better anyhwere you go its tight.

    It just stumped me how those tiny obstacles just ankle tackled me so bad. I mean they were not even considered obstacles due to their size but they sure took me out quicker than a crack ho unleashes your willy.
  9. Jon_PDX

    Jon_PDX Long timer

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    :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3

    OMG..... that is the funniest thing I have heard all week. I can't wait to use that line :D

    Jon...
  10. mundobravo

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    like it !
  11. B-Rod

    B-Rod RubberNecker

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    I loaded one with image stab and it ruined the video quality, so I unchecked it. I'd rather see the video as it was shot, head shake and all. Bet that's a fun bike in your neck o' the woods!
  12. team ftb

    team ftb Befuddled Adventurer

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    Thanks B-Rod. i just unchecked the image stabilization (on YouTube) but sadly the text is still jumping about wildly. maybe I did some type of image stabilization in Windows Movie Maker software when editing or something.

    Yes the bike will be quite good for the tight stuff once i get it dialed. The motor now is off song and real fluffy off the bottom. I'm throwing brass at the carb trying to get it to respond better but so far no luck. My old woods converted YZF would smoke it motor wise, however the turning, suspension and brakes on the new KTM are gorgeous.
  13. NordieBoy

    NordieBoy Armature speller

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    When it finishes uploading to youtube, if it sees it jumping about, it'll offer you the chance to do image stabilisation then.
    Once done, can not be undone on that clip.
  14. team ftb

    team ftb Befuddled Adventurer

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    Thanks Nordieboy for the clarification.

    Lets try it again them with part two of the trail.



    <iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/8aDoW4j9E3M" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
  15. Jon_PDX

    Jon_PDX Long timer

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    Yup, that took care of it :clap

    That is some gnarly stuff you are both riding through. I'm glad I do not have to worry about hanging vines where I ride. Last thing I need is to get knocked off my bike by a vine around me neck.

    Jon...
  16. hadye

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    OK, I found it

    Hi guys,

    R u aware of a store that sells LCD Bacpac with a reasonable price?
  17. dad2bike

    dad2bike Cranky Old Fart

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    Just got a spam from cycle gear with it on front cover for $99.

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  18. indypup

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    <iframe width="640" height="360" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/y4o1Rc66qd0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
  19. bash3r

    bash3r I ain't no DingWeed

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    the WiFi Remote Combo kit has changed my life!!!!! Man.. love this thing, sooo much easier to control my GoPro and switch between video and photos while still riding under control.. ha! Just did a 3 day 600 mile ride with it and loved it.. charged up both remote and wifi bacpac at night, and it lasted the whole day..

    Best accessory thus far.. right there with the LCD bacpac.. the app is suppose to be August I believe.. can't wait!
  20. Motoriley

    Motoriley Even my posing is virtual

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    I agree the remote rocks. I'm triggering two cams with mine and it is awesome to turn my cam and my buddies off and on even as we boot down the highway. Much less wasted recording and much easier to sync up the multiple cameras since the clips always start within a second of each other. Ordering a third receiver today so I can trigger all my cams.