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Old 11-03-2012, 02:12 PM
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Good job on the video. You captured the Zen of the powered 2 wheeler. Thanks.
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Nice work, thanks for sharing
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Old 11-14-2012, 12:34 PM
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Thanks for your kind words.

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When did they resurface the road there. Last time we rode Rattlesnake Grade was about 3 years ago and I don't remember the asphalt being that nice. It was better on the Oregon side, through.
The Oregon side looked like it was about 3-5 years old, so it would have been really nice and new when you rode it.

I think they must have repaved the WA part just this summer because it was perfect racetrack quality as you can see in the pics. The paint was so fresh it hasn't even been marked up yet. I lucked out and had the whole thing to myself too. Scraped the pegs a few times....



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This video uses my "default" mount which I made up using RAM components. I replaced the M6 fairing bolt on the little triangular side panel facing the rider, left of instrument panel, with some washers, a RAM ball, and a much longer bolt. Medium arm sticks out past the fairing, and then another ball that screws into the 1/4-20 tripod socket on the cam. Hard to describe, I'll take a pic. I leave the Contour here when touring as I can easily flick it on and off with my left hand while riding.
I just received a PM asking for these photos (that I promised to upload 6 months ago, LOL). The mount is still working very nicely. There's a nut I use on the end of the tripod screw to protect the threads when I don't have the camera on.



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Old 04-06-2013, 10:26 PM
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That was great... just what I needed on a 5 degree April day... Jealous! Nice video.
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