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    Steerer mounted camera

    Hello all,

    I found a blog describing a mount using the fork steerer tube, very similar to a fender mount

    Revolutionary New Camera Mount System | WV Cycling

    and was wondering whether anyone has tried something like this as well as know their experiences/ideas.

    Thanks

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    Steerer mounted camera

    Quote Originally Posted by BiciMapas View Post
    Hello all,

    I found a blog describing a mount using the fork steerer tube, very similar to a fender mount

    Revolutionary New Camera Mount System | WV Cycling

    and was wondering whether anyone has tried something like this as well as know their experiences/ideas.

    Thanks
    I would be surprised if the fork arch did not whack that mount at full compression.

    My favorite location for a Contour is the side of the head tube, using the flex mount.
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    What kind of camera do you have? Is the shape similar to the one in the blog?
    I don't bother with special mounts. If I were the blogger, I would just strap the
    camera directly to the headtube upside down with strips from an old inner tube.

    I also have a Contour. I've mounted it on my helmet, handlebars, seatpost, rear
    triangle, fork, top tube. I just use strips from an inner tube.


    FORK MOUNTED CONTOURGPS CAM by 1nterceptor, on Flickr


    Rear triangle mounted by 1nterceptor, on Flickr

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    Thanks for the answers. I have a Drift 170 and a Gopro HD and have several mounts I use them with. For the Drift, the RAM mounts have been the best option so far and recently got the Sony handlebar mount which works great with the Drift. For the Gopro I use its own mounts.
    But this steerer mounted option provides a nice angle that I have seen in a couple of videos in Vimeo so I was wondering whether someone esle had tried it.

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    These inexpensive velcro mounts work well.



    And if your camera isn't too bulky, Breffo's Spiderpodium could be an option as well.

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    Steerer mounted camera

    Quote Originally Posted by collideous View Post
    These inexpensive velcro mounts work well.



    And if your camera isn't too bulky, Breffo's Spiderpodium could be an option as well.

    I have been less than happy with the stability of the cheap camera mounts, bouncy and loosen easily. Even the Contour Flex mount can be iffy. The Contour/Ram Rollcage mount is my favorite. A piece of old inner tube under it and 3 zip ties for a solid setup.
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