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Old 07-12-09, 11:55 PM   #1
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Video of our ride today

A video of mostly descending

Check it out:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4gTpsB5A2Y
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Old 07-13-09, 04:35 AM   #2
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We could only wish for terrain like that around here. Reminded me of our Tahoe ride.

Stoker and I have been playing with the camera stuff a couple of times. Taking tandem road ride footage here so far has been the equivalent to prepping for a nap.

While not a road ride, this was a portion of the ride for us on Sunday 7.12.

http://www.vimeo.com/5568019

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Old 07-13-09, 08:53 AM   #3
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What camera were you using? Where did you shoot the video - looks like a great downhill: grade and top speed?
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Old 07-13-09, 10:41 AM   #4
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These are just the usual local roads

We started the ride from our house.

We used the GoPro Hero wide angle, mounted on the handlebar.

The roads shown are:
- Skyline heading south from the top of Kings Mountain to the 35/84 junction (around Sky Londa).
- East 84 heading eastbound from Sky Londa to Woodside.

The first is less technical, not super steep.. ranges from 4%-9%.
The second is much more technical with a couple hairpins, etc... and ranges from 5%-11%
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Old 07-13-09, 12:36 PM   #5
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Very cool, Marco.

We're thinking of getting a camera to use at the stage race next month. Our friends want to see what a tandem crit looks like...so do I -- preferably before I do one.
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Old 07-13-09, 01:13 PM   #6
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If it comes down to a bunch sprint, it will probably look like a stampede
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Stoker just left the room and said "No way....." Nice video.
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