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Old 11-16-2012, 10:31 AM   #14416
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I see you guys talking about the Contour cam... I switched back to a go pro. my contour was not durable. I have a bunch of goodies for the contour if anybody has had better luck .
I'm leaning toward the Contour just for that slide button. Looking at getting one for skiing and I think if I get a GoPro, my gloves will have to come off every time I need to turn it on or off, whereas with the Contour, it's pretty straight forward from what I understand, just slide the button forward or back for on/off.

When you say not durable...did it turn itself off under vibrations or something like that?
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Old 11-16-2012, 11:14 AM   #14417
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Set it to 1 button on mode and it's a lot more simple to turn on and off. Plus the buttons got better on the 2 so I'm sure it's even better on the 3.
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Old 11-16-2012, 11:21 AM   #14418
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Old 11-16-2012, 01:11 PM   #14419
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I am looking to get a Hero 3. I like the built in wifi. You can turn it on with a remote on the handlebar.

There is also an app that lets you control the camera over that same connection. I have an old 3gs I am not using. Mount the camera to your helmet and the phone to your bars and you can control the entire camera as well as see what the camera sees.

When riding with Moymurfs I could mount the camera facing backwards and use the phone to see how far behind me he is.
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Old 11-16-2012, 01:12 PM   #14420
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Old 11-16-2012, 01:13 PM   #14421
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I'm leaning toward the Contour just for that slide button. Looking at getting one for skiing and I think if I get a GoPro, my gloves will have to come off every time I need to turn it on or off, whereas with the Contour, it's pretty straight forward from what I understand, just slide the button forward or back for on/off.

When you say not durable...did it turn itself off under vibrations or something like that?

Best Buy sells both the Contour and Hero in the store. Buy both, return the loser.
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Old 11-16-2012, 01:56 PM   #14422
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Best Buy sells both the Contour and Hero in the store. Buy both, return the loser.
That's actually not a bad idea.

I know they were both being blown out stupid cheap last year for Black Friday, so I was waiting for that, but who knows what kind of return policies stores will have if you buy them for 70% off retail...
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Old 11-16-2012, 02:58 PM   #14423
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That's actually not a bad idea.

I know they were both being blown out stupid cheap last year for Black Friday, so I was waiting for that, but who knows what kind of return policies stores will have if you buy them for 70% off retail...
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Old 11-16-2012, 03:14 PM   #14424
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When riding with Moymurfs I could mount the camera facing backwards and use the phone to see how far behind me he is.
Hmmm.......Benefits to staying well behind Coyote:

1) His loose, rattling/annoying muffler baffle can't be heard....nor smelled.

2) The dry dust has a chance to disperse and settle.

3) It gives a person more time to figure out if the flashing and dangling turn signal is really on because he wants to turn or not.

4) It prevents the Accordian effect of his irregular pace.

5) It gives a person a better view of his crashes and allows you to laugh longer before you reach him and pretend you really care if he's ok or not.

Hell, I could get carpel tunnel finishing this list.............
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Old 11-16-2012, 03:32 PM   #14425
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Hmmm.......Benefits to staying well behind Coyote:

1) His loose, rattling/annoying muffler baffle can't be heard....nor smelled.

2) The dry dust has a chance to disperse and settle.

3) It gives a person more time to figure out if the flashing and dangling turn signal is really on because he wants to turn or not.

4) It prevents the Accordian effect of his irregular pace.

5) It gives a person a better view of his crashes and allows you to laugh longer before you reach him and pretend you really care if he's ok or not.

Hell, I could get carpel tunnel finishing this list.............
Shows how much you know. My turn signal is no longer dangling.
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Old 11-16-2012, 04:22 PM   #14426
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Hmmm.......Benefits to staying well behind Coyote:

1) His loose, rattling/annoying muffler baffle can't be heard....nor smelled.

2) The dry dust has a chance to disperse and settle.

3) It gives a person more time to figure out if the flashing and dangling turn signal is really on because he wants to turn or not.

4) It prevents the Accordian effect of his irregular pace.

5) It gives a person a better view of his crashes and allows you to laugh longer before you reach him and pretend you really care if he's ok or not.

Hell, I could get carpel tunnel finishing this list.............

Lol, post of the week.
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Old 11-16-2012, 05:25 PM   #14427
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I'm going to have to link these from my FB account, since apparently Photobucket has gone to complete shit. Make me wonder how the hipsters over there think:

"Our latest itteration of changes seemed to be poorly received due to difficulty of navigation and too much fluff. Therefore, let's make links NOT work, and add more animation and java to make things even better!"

Shitheads.

Anyway, here's the pic's of my panniers:













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Old 11-16-2012, 05:26 PM   #14428
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Old 11-16-2012, 05:27 PM   #14429
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Thought I'd give you local folks first dibs. Looks like the Happy Trails kit with the panniers and racks goes for about $750. I'm just selling the panniers, used, so I'll say $300 or best offer?

If anyone wants to see more photos, or see the panniers in person to see if they'll fit on your bike, let me know, and I can set up a meeting.
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Old 11-16-2012, 10:26 PM   #14430
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Thought I'd give you local folks first dibs. Looks like the Happy Trails kit with the panniers and racks goes for about $750. I'm just selling the panniers, used, so I'll say $300 or best offer?

If anyone wants to see more photos, or see the panniers in person to see if they'll fit on your bike, let me know, and I can set up a meeting.
I just might be interested let's get up tomorrow PM sent
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