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What camera could I mount or rig to my bike that can read/recognize license plates

The only thing I care about is getting the license plates, I don't care about quality or anything else as long as it can get the plates. A camera with recognition software would be a major plus, as I ...
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What camera could I mount or rig to my bike that can read/recognize license plates

There are no cameras I am aware of that can "read" a license plate and produce that data directly as text. Not sure that it would be any use. Instead - aim to get the best quality footage ...
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The rear wheel from my new Road Bike vibrates strongly

As said in comments, when you spin the rear wheel, that wobble is caused by the wheel being out of balance. I appreciate that the wobble may seem scary on the stand, but when you're sitting on the ...
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The rear wheel from my new Road Bike vibrates strongly

I've seen bikes bounce like that in the workstand. Many bikes wheels are out of balance. If it's in the stand and you get it going silly fast it will bounce. But, at riding speeds with a person on-...
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What camera could I mount or rig to my bike that can read/recognize license plates

As others have proposed, it's probably better to collect the full information about the event, rather than read the number plate specifically. Apart from the use-case of riding in the rain, a simple ...
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What camera could I mount or rig to my bike that can read/recognize license plates

The Raspberry Pi single-board computer supports a camera and Automatic Number Plate Recognition software. There are many sites on the internet describing how to do it. Just search for "Raspberry ...
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Creaking which is temporarily resolved by tightening rear quick release

This has happened to me before with a skewer being too short in the rear since adding a hitch for a trailer. It started creaking right after having changed my chainring bolts, tightened those, still ...
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What to do about hypothermia on a long ride?

I just experienced this yesterday. I left on an 82 miles training run about 3500 feet climbing over several scottish highland roads. When i left yesterday it was about 10 degrees F (gotta love ...
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