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post #1 of 32 (permalink) Old 09-01-2013, 10:22 PM Thread Starter
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mounting the cameras

I am thinking of getting a video camera. I see a lot of people with the camera on there helment. I don't like the way it looks on the helment but you must sacfice looks for good video. Is there any other good places to mount it on the bike without screwing up the paint.

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I use the Contour Roam camera which i made a mount for. I too dont like the helmet or chest thing. I mount it to the handle bars or the crash bar or highway bar or whatever you want to call it. Takes a decent video

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Pending your bike and setup I would think there would be an abundance of places to put a camera. It might have to be a GoPro with a remote.

You could use the engine guard.
You could use the saddle bag guards.
Handlebar mount perhaps?

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I use the helmet mount the most with my Gopro. I stick it to the front of the helmet, not the top so it doesn't look as bad. Lol. I don't like looking goofy with a camera on my helmet but IMO that's the best placement. U really get a rider POV. U can mount on the handle bars but if u have a windshield higher than stock the video will be looking thru it. Engine guard is ok but just tooI low to me. With it on your helmet you can look left and right and the camera follows. Here's a video of mine with helmet view.



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can you post a pic of how the camera looks like on the helment.
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handlebar mount seems to work the best for everyone I know, some ive seen down on the crash bar as well.
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You can also use the suction cup and mount it to the front of the fairing, windshield, saddlebags, or someplace else creative.

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can you post a pic of how the camera looks like on the helment.
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Do I have to have it on my head in the pic or just a shot of the camera mounted on the helmet? Lol

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A buddy had a Go Pro mounted to his windshield when we rode thru Yosemite. Vibration tilted the camera and he got two hours of double yellow lines.
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If you get a Go[pro they make all kinds of mount , handlebars, crashbars, i heard of the sucktion cup on the bags. i use the helmet mount.


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