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Comparing chest-mounting to handlebar-mounting a sports camera

Since I'd very much rather not have something dangling on my neck/shoulders, I am inclined to think that tethering the camera to a bike through a handlebar mount is the optimal solution. The ...
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Bicycle helmet camera for long recording and charging simultaneously [closed]

I am using Mobius action cam 2014 model mounted on my bicycle helmet for recording my journeys. My long trips usually last 8 to 10 hours and this camera can record non-stop for that duration, as it ...
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Can Cycle Camera Evidence be Used by Police to Enforce Dangerous Motorists?

The (UK) Highway Code dictating that motorists should pass a cyclist no closer than 1.5 meters is only useful to protect us if it can be enforced. Indeed, it's hardly the odd occurrence that I'm close-...
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Is my helmet/camera/light setup dangerous?

Do you think the mounted camera and light on the helmet is safe?
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GoPro video is sped up!

I'm using a GoPro 9 set to "Looping", "Superview" mounted in a protective case on top of my cycle helmet. The video however is so speeded up as to be unusable as a cycle cam. I ...
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Fog on camera case with chest mount

I've got a chest mount for my camera (sony hdr-as15, if it's important). I went on a race last Sunday - it was like +15-17 Celsius. After about an hour of riding I've noticed that the case is all ...
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What does the Cycliq "Universal" Adaptor connect to?

I have a couple of Cycliq cameras that use this 1/8 turn connector. What type of connector is the other end (the two protrusions with a hole through them)? Photos taken from https://www....
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Are MIPS helmets compatible with helmet mount lights or cameras?

I've been looking to buy a new mountain bike helmet. New helmets are touting the potential benefits of MIPS slip plane technology. However, I tend to do a lot of night riding and mount lights on both ...
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Which bicycle cameras are suitable for all weather 11+ hours food delivery cyclists [closed]

I am a bicycle food delivery boy. After a close pass forcing line variation followed by a threat of assault using a motor vehicle I now desire to mount cameras for evidence. I also want to mount ...
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Livestream 16 hour bike race [closed]

So next week a friend and I are going to be a support vehicle for a 500 km bike race. We wanted to setup something so we could live stream the whole event and wanted to ask if anyone has any ...
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What does this icon mean? [closed]

I use a gopro hero 3+ silver camera as a bike camera. It works moderately well for this role. Recently its started locking up and displaying this icon on screen. Sorry for the potato photo, but to ...
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Shimano Sport Camera ANT+ Software

I own the Shimano sport camera, which per specs, will read speed, cadence and heart rate via ANT+. I am told that the data from the devices is recorded onto a .csv file that is stored on the card with ...
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What bike/helmet camera resolution is needed in order to read licence plates?

Has anyone had any success with cameras that can resolve the license plates of vehicles that are near the bike? What resolution will be needed if we want to be able to read license plate later on? ...
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Camera alternatives for commuting (2014 version)

After a few near misses by cars and two mates actually being hit I want to start using a camera for taping video footage. These are my requirements: Long battery life (3h+) Inconspicuous (...
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Will mounting a camera on the handlebar instead of the helmet make the picture more shaky?

I do a short commute in Paris (about 7 km / 30 minutes each way) and I am seriously considering adding a camera (maybe 2) to my bike to be able to report dangerous behaviour and also generally because ...
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is contour going out of business? [closed]

I use a contour camera while a bike. Recently all contour videos stopped working, and now their site seems very flakey. Asking this here because Help/Support is broken there. (close if really off-...
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How to fit a Storage Options bike cam helmet mount

I recently bought a helmet and handbar moutable camera made by a firm called storage options. The instructions do not explain how to fit the strap for helmet attachment. It consists of a ring of ...
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If I report intentional dangerous driving to police, will it have any effect?

Today I was riding ~3 feet out from parked cars (dooring is the most common way to get killed) and this pickup truck comes up behind me and just lays on its horn for an entire block. The driver was ...
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Recommendations for inconspicuous helmet-mounted video camera

I'm looking for recommendations for a good, water-proof (or at least weather-resistant) video camera that meets the needs of recording general commuting rides. Some desirable attributes are: Several ...
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Bike mounted camera bag [closed]

Are there any bike mounted bags for a camera, that could safely hold my Sony NEX-5? I'd be happy enough if the camera fitted in with the 16mm pancake lens (as most of the shots are landscapes anyway). ...
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What is a good camera arrangement for city riding?

I would like to have continuous camera coverage while commuting on city streets, in order to have evidence in any collision. I have been experimenting with an ATC3K mounted on the pannier rack, ...
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