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1st Ride of 2019

What a beautiful day to play around with the GoPro Hero Black 7. Lot’s of mistakes.

The weather was AMAZING today! Hard to believe that we are in January and we still have days with temps in the 60’s. I wanted to get out and ride and I also wanted to test the new GoPro Hero 7 Black, that Santa brought to me over the holidays.

I set up the camera with mounts on my windscreen and the top of my Bell Helmet. I want to try and get different vantage points for the videos I want to post on YouTube. I started the day off great, except for the part where I did not tighten my chin strap. I guess I was so busy getting the camera ready, I forgot to do this very important step. I have to remind myself to continue my ride routines, even if we are doing a video. Safety has to come first and I will make sure not to do that again hopefully.

There were a number of mistakes today. The good news is they were all concerning the Hero Black 7. I put the camera at too low of an angle to start, Then I filmed in “Instagram mode” …. of course this was the best part of the ride as the roads were not busy and the curves were plentiful.

I followed that up by taking some horrible pictures with the GoPro as I left the brightness too high.

There was plenty of Good things to report today as well; 1- The weather was fantastic, There was little traffic and the roads were in great shape. 2- I made a number of videos and became more comfortable with the moto vlogging process 3- I learned some video editing and hopefully will get better each time I dive in and do more videos.

All in all it was a great day! You can see the video here on my YouTube Channel.

Also you can check out what the video should have looked like in landscape mode. See that here:

Until next time everyone – Ride Safe!