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Re: An Englishman Abroad
« Reply #30 on: August 13, 2012, 06:35:04 AM »
that is pretty cool..........

does the track overlay not work?

I am guessing that is not something you could easily hook up?  (In other words, not something you could have 3-4 to share?)

That gyroscope is very interesting  8)
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« Reply #31 on: August 13, 2012, 12:21:14 PM »
As this was very much an experiment, we had not had time to set everything up sufficiently well. The gadget auto detects the race circuit you are at and loads that into the display software. The fact that our site is 500 yards from the actual circuit of Donington Park confused the system a bit.

I have just come back from the manufacturers where we have been discussing various things that came up during the trial and have now got a monster list of things that I need to do before we run the experiment again. Hopefully we will be able to work through them quite quickly and all being well we will be able to offer a version of the product with Moto Gymkhana specific additions to the software. BTW, it's not a gyro, the acceleration data is determined purely from the GPS signal which is sampled 20 times a second rather than the once a second in a conventional GPS!

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Re: An Englishman Abroad
« Reply #32 on: August 20, 2012, 05:05:18 AM »
Had a great day at the Stevenage Bike Festival where we demonstrated some Moto Gymkhana. It was a blazing hot day, but there was a good turnout of happy riders in spite of the temperature. One of our members got some video of the action on his GoPro camera.   



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Re: An Englishman Abroad
« Reply #33 on: August 20, 2012, 11:23:07 AM »
Found some nice on-board taken at one of the recent Moto Gymkhana events in Poland. Check out the brick surface they have to ride on (scary).



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« Reply #34 on: August 21, 2012, 02:32:52 PM »
I love seeing a girl riding gymkhana!  And those bricks look like fun too.   :o
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« Reply #35 on: August 27, 2012, 04:30:31 AM »
Had great fun the other day when we did some filming from a remote control helicopter. The idea was to see how different Moto Gymkhana looked when you shot it from a slightly different perspective. Just to add to the fun, we used a GoPro 3D camera setup as we think that the sport would look tremendous in this new medium. As it turned out, the 3D shots were even better than expected, but just to give you a taster, here is a quick video taken from one of the 2D streams.

Aerialvue test footage



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« Reply #36 on: August 27, 2012, 03:01:52 PM »
This is great, Duncan!  Thanks for putting it up!  What a killer run, too. 
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« Reply #37 on: August 27, 2012, 08:17:30 PM »
This will probably sound a bit  "out there"  but can you compile that 3d video into a side by side clip?  Left and right?   There is a technique, where you can watch 3D videos by simply crossing your eyes.  (Yes this is the  "out there" ) part.  I've been able to successfully view videos and photos using that technique, and  I'd really like to watch this video in 3d.

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Re: An Englishman Abroad
« Reply #38 on: August 28, 2012, 08:08:22 AM »
This will probably sound a bit  "out there"  but can you compile that 3d video into a side by side clip?  Left and right?   There is a technique, where you can watch 3D videos by simply crossing your eyes.  (Yes this is the  "out there" ) part.  I've been able to successfully view videos and photos using that technique, and  I'd really like to watch this video in 3d.

V:  I've read about this and tried it a time or two, with limited success.  Crazy that someone else is nuts enough to do it too!  hahaha
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« Reply #39 on: August 30, 2012, 10:17:43 AM »
For the benefit of KrisCook as well as all the people that appreciate seeing some fine riding, here is a short clip of our friend Kaori Takashima giving her NSR250 a good workout.


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« Reply #40 on: August 31, 2012, 09:33:06 AM »
A Moto Gymkhana crash fest. Only Ego's were hurt in the making of this programme!



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« Reply #41 on: August 31, 2012, 01:51:19 PM »
Gymkhana dancing! Perhaps it's the start of a whole new craze.




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Re: An Englishman Abroad
« Reply #42 on: September 03, 2012, 05:02:50 AM »
A bit of fun at the Stevenage Bike Fest.



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« Reply #43 on: September 11, 2012, 09:47:07 AM »
For the benefit of KrisCook as well as all the people that appreciate seeing some fine riding, here is a short clip of our friend Kaori Takashima giving her NSR250 a good workout.

http://youtu.be/Ea8KcQcKtG0


Good Lord have mercy.  And she can't weigh 95, soaking wet.  I was struck by how she uses her head.  And how absolutely fearless she is.  That girl is my new idol.  How old is she?
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« Reply #44 on: September 24, 2012, 09:56:37 AM »
Well that's the UK competition series over for another season. The final round was marked by some fine weather and three riders in contention for the Championship. After some wonderfully skilled attacks, it was Neil Wallace-Tennant, Kawasaki from Matt Hull, Honda and Mark Wraith, Yamaha.

Check out the photos from the day.

http://www.motogymkhana.org/moto-gymkhana-competition-8-and-championship-finale/