Not your average Dual Sport ride report...

Discussion in 'Day Trippin'' started by istoker, Apr 16, 2013.

  1. istoker

    istoker Adventurer

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    Here is a ride report video from a ride we did last month.
    Change the settings to 1080 if you can. I dont shoot on a GoPro HD3 Black ProTune ON 1080p for nothing.
    Feel free to comment or share this.
    Thanks for watching...

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  2. KiLO

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    Looks like a pretty awesome day!
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  3. jrou111

    jrou111 Stair Climber

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    Looks like y'all had fun! :clap
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  4. Cainer

    Cainer Been here awhile

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    Awesome video! :clap Shared it with a friend I am trying to convince to get a dual-sport for the summer. :D
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  5. gravityisnotmyfriend

    gravityisnotmyfriend Long timer

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    Well that's a hell of a first post! Nice video editing, I find it especially time consuming to sync clip changes to the beat of the music, but you've done it very well. What software are you using?

    Nice subject matter too! Looks like a great ride.
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  6. Rapid Dog

    Rapid Dog bikes, booze, broads...

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    ...nice. Where were you riding? :ear
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  7. istoker

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    Yeah, first post. I have researched from this site plenty of times over the years though.
    Thanks for noticing the editing. Very time consuming. I find the most difficult thing to do is organize footage and try to make a nice video from a one day ride.
    I use Final Cut Pro 7. I have been on FCP since 1999. I know my way around it pretty well and use various plugins for effects here and there.

    Here is the February ride if you want to watch it as well....
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  8. istoker

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    This is in Greeley Hill, CA. Sort of near Yosemite, CA.
    I live in the mountains between Tahoe and Yosemite so when we are snowed in, we can ride over there which is like an hour away. Pretty fun stuff.
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  9. RedRockRider

    RedRockRider Long timer

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    Home run on the first post. Nice. :clap
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  10. RoadGrime

    RoadGrime Been here awhile

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    ...made my day...
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  11. NSFW

    NSFW ktm's "the tourist"

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    great vid. excellent riding.

    :thumb
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  12. istoker

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    I am not sure if any of you guys that are reading this are somewhat local to my area, but there is another dual sport ride simliar to this coming up this weekend of April 27th (big bikes) and 28th (450's, etc).
    Outside of Tuolumne, CA. Mainly fireroads and doubletrack, but beautiful scenery and some fun stuff.
    Call Dave at Dave's Adventure Cycles...some more info from Dave...

    Total Mileage for Sunday is about 82 miles. Typical combo of dirt roads, two track, trails, pavement and jeep roads.
    The Casino has moved our staging area. Parking behind Fire Station. Call shop for directions.
    Working on Saturday's course. Mileage will depend on size of bikes and riders ability. Should be a great day.

    Call shop with any questions and to give us an idea of how many are coming. Thank to those who have already let us know.

    (209)524-1432

    Dave & Barb
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  13. RideFreak

    RideFreak Torque Junkie

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    Nice!
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  14. BEEF706

    BEEF706 King of the dumb dab

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    Very nice, made me feel like I got to ride along :clap
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  15. Geddy

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    Not to discount Final Cut, but Adobe Premiere is also fantastic for this kind of stuff + syncing up video with music. It's very quick and snappy to work with and syncing is easy, just takes a little time :)
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  16. istoker

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    I have to switch over next year to Premiere on my next Mac upgrade. FCP 7 was discontinued years ago and once FCPX came out it was complete junk. So with Apple dropping the ball, time to switch back over to Premiere. I used to use it years ago and never liked it. But i heard it has improved a lot over the years. I have been on FCP since Version 1.0 in 1999 so i know it well. Oh well, time for a change. But hard to give up something that works so well for me.
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  17. ShiftHead

    ShiftHead the f is silent.

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    Damn man, sweet videos and awesome rides. Got me biting my finger nails right now...need to go riding!
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  18. trailmarker

    trailmarker n00b

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    Great video and those are some nice looking trails.:clap I'm jealous
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  19. Unstable Rider

    Unstable Rider Moto Fotografist

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    Mostly I have a hard time watching typical helmet cam or bike cam mounted video productions. Many of them appear the same, jittery, the same terrain over and over again, or someone doing something for the camera they regretted later, and then they end up in a get off. Some people do put out a great video though.

    I worked in video as part of my employment dating back to pre-VHS. Meaning, 16mm motion picture film, all the way through to digital and then bailed from the video end of things mid 2010. Regrettably, video "anything" reminds me of the career I left behind of 32 years one day. Not a great synopsis or "final scene" for me.

    Your production quite the EXCEPTION.

    Well done. I am a sucker for "Boston" in any regard as well, but your video did fetch my attention. Wonderful terrain for the ride as well.

    Keep them coming, and welcome aboard mate. :deal
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  20. istoker

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    I started in the "tape to tape" days of Super VHS in 1992 or so when i was in high school. I was fortunate enough to have a school that had a photography/videography class. Making "ins" and "outs" for editing was nightmare. B Roll, etc. But still pretty fun. But then just upgraded to Hi-8, Digital, 16mm etc. I too gave up my video/film career of making surf related movies back in 2007 or so. I did that from 1993 to 2007 or so. I loved it but it was hard on the family travelling a lot. I have a new job now, but still enjoy making these quick videos and to share them for everyone.
    I just did a ride yesterday and will be making another one here shortly. I ended up crashing pretty good and hurt both legs. Still completed 50 miles of the 77 but ended up flatting and it just hurt too bad to manage the bike on the terrain. Hopefully have that up here in a week or so. These videos although fun are still pretty complex and time consuming to make as you may know. Thanks for the nice compliments though.
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