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    Any unique homemade go-pro mount Ideas?

    Some great videos out there Lets see how and where the camera is located
    Pictures please Videos too if you want!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boatracer View Post
    Some great videos out there Lets see how and where the camera is located
    Pictures please Videos too if you want!
    I've tried a few and found I was getting a lot of camera shake when mounted to the frame.. I found that helmet.. chest.. and camera on a stick.. works best but I'm still working on it.

    I'd also be interested to hear what others are using.. I've just bought the GoPro rollbar mount and plan to try it on the head tube or stem.. It seems a lot more beefy than the handlebar / seatpost mount.

    My last riding vid was a couple of days ago.. Not on my FatBike but on my little folding bike and you can see it at the end of this vid.. https://vimeo.com/56417568

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    I used PVC electrical fittings, gear clamps and some foam tape. one mount fits fork, seattube and down tube with very, very little shaking and it's an easy trail side job to move from one to the other. For the helmet I just use the go pro mount

    here's a short one that shows a few of the positions

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    what would rainbow unicorn do?

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    Nice video was that recent? It is currently 35 degrees here
    I notice a lot of people use Vimeo what are the benefits vs you tube?

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    That downwinder on the SUP looks fun. I would love to do it.
    The LPG

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boatracer View Post
    Nice video was that recent? It is currently 35 degrees here
    I notice a lot of people use Vimeo what are the benefits vs you tube?
    My experience:

    • Vimeo (free account) doesn't balk when you embed copyrighted music in your video.
    • Youtube usually allows it to upload, but you can't see the video on mobile devices.
    • As an aside, Facebook threatens to close your account if you do it more than once.
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    Whipped up a mount that fits a few bikes where there's rack/fender/whatever eyelets. Below is a shot on my Pugs' fork. Aluminum, bolts and a Manfrotto tripod head.



    Here it is on my hardtail's rear dropout.



    Vid using a P&S camera (no stabilization in camera or post) from the Pugs fork setup above. (turn your sound off)

    Pugs Ride 1 - Rear-Facing - YouTube

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    Quote Originally Posted by DavidJohn View Post
    I'd also be interested to hear what others are using.. I've just bought the GoPro rollbar mount and plan to try it on the head tube or stem.. It seems a lot more beefy than the handlebar / seatpost mount.
    It's beefier, but will still be subject to the vibration forces at work. The head tube is going to have a slight right/left oscillation and the stem will additionally have all of your steering corrections in the video as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sickmtbnutcase View Post
    Vid using a P&S camera (no stabilization in camera or post) from the Pugs fork setup above. (turn your sound off)
    I love that mounting position, especially when it's pointing forward. Nice mount!

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    I love mounting it on the seat-tube either above/or below the top-tube depending on the bike.

    seat-tube

    Sometimes I mount it off the top of the enabler fork:
    Enabler Fork

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    Here's mine; a copper plumbing end cap with a hole drilled in the center of the flat section, a nylon spacer and an M5 cap screw.

    GoPro Hero Rear Wheel Mount

    GoPro Hero Rear Wheel Mount

    Have mounted it to upper and lower rack barrels on my 907 frame and Pugsley fork. The result:


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    Quote Originally Posted by MauricioB View Post
    Here's mine; a copper plumbing end cap with a hole drilled in the center of the flat section, a nylon spacer and an M5 cap screw.
    Nice. If you're lazy like me, you could buy one of these:
    Paul Component Engineering - Gino Light Mount

    I bought it as a light mount for my wife's fork on her Surly Long Haul Trucker, when one day it dawned on me that it could be used as a Go-Pro mount as well
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    The front and rear reflectors that came on my bike originally made for great gopro mounts. Unscrew the reflector and put a sticky mount right in its place. Free handlebar and seatpost clamps!

    The gopro helmet mount also works great around the bottom bracket.

    Last one... bolt a sticky mount to the bill of a tight fitting ball cap.

    Here are some screen caps:
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    Whatever floats your bike, dude

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    Quote Originally Posted by MauricioB View Post
    Here's mine; a copper plumbing end cap with a hole drilled in the center of the flat section, a nylon spacer and an M5 cap screw.

    GoPro Hero Rear Wheel Mount
    It looks like you might be able to bolt the gopro case directly to the frame in that position using a long M5 bolt, a standoff, and some spacers. Looks sano as is tho...
    Whatever floats your bike, dude

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    Some times you don't need any GoPro mounts at all...

    DJ

    Here.. Merimbula beach ride. on Vimeo

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    I like the ending of that one the best!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dustin Mustangs View Post
    It looks like you might be able to bolt the gopro case directly to the frame in that position using a long M5 bolt, a standoff, and some spacers. Looks sano as is tho...
    Perhaps, but it's really nice to have the 3-axis adjustability that you get from the handlebar mount. Just enough to be flexible without being super-shaky.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DavidJohn View Post
    Some times you don't need any GoPro mounts at all...

    DJ

    Here.. Merimbula beach ride. on Vimeo
    DJ,

    Do you have a R1150R?

    Just wondering if I know you from another board.

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