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Old 05-28-09, 06:07 AM   #1
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My little bump in the road

Here's a video I did with the help of "Google streetview" highlighting the climb I encounter when leaving from the house. About 90% of my rides start from my driveway because of the great selection of traffic free routes right out of the nieghborhood. The largest state park in the state is 1/2 mile from the entrance to the subdivision. Nice bike lanes with rolling terrain. The only kicker is this little steep hill I have to climb to get back to the house. The good thing is it has made me a better climber. Four years ago when I moved here, I had to "paperboy" it to get to the top. Now even after a long hard ride I just ride straight up. Enjoy!

http://www.littlesallie.com/images/b...kside_0001.wmv
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Old 05-28-09, 06:27 AM   #2
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At least you get the reward of some good downhill runs..........43mph is scary.
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Looks like a lot of fun in both directions!
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Cool video. Why did you use Google if you had the camera?
What camera were you using and how did you mount it?
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What kind of road surface is that - looks almost like packed, chip seal?
Looks like you put a lot of work into it - good job.
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Nicely done. Next step is a muscial score!
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Cool video. Why did you use Google if you had the camera?
What camera were you using and how did you mount it?
Actually I started the video a couple of months ago as just a "Street View" screen shots of the ride out and back. That was when bussiness was slow and I was bored. I later decided to add a littles real video. Very primative setup, just a Sony Handicam mounted on the handlebars with my treestand camera mount.
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That was fun! thanks for posting.
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Very nicely done... thanks!
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Well done! Nice looking ride.

If I tried to do that, I'd either crash or get electrocuted by the gadgetry.
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