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Anyone made their own turbo training videos?

rob13rob13 Posts: 430
Just curious if anyone has done this. I know someone who has a gopro with a handlebar mount so I was wondering if anyone else had had a bash at making their own Turbo video of a run, with maybe music over the top a la Sufferfest style?

I cant see why you couldn't replicate a regular ride by watching the video and applying the necessary effort required when coming to each section. Could be interesting with the new GoPro Hero 3 as the quality really is very good!

Too boring??

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  • alihisgreatalihisgreat Posts: 3,872
    Yep.. too boring.

    Stick to the sufferfest!
  • slunkerslunker Posts: 346
    Made 2 of my own with clips of various races and instructions coming up on the screen with music to suit. Saves me money from buying sufferfest and I get it tailor made to what i want. Doesn't take that long to do and isn't really that hard to do.
  • phreakphreak Posts: 2,567
    I just get some pro footage from a certain Dutch site, have some music of my choosing on alongside it, and then do whatever workout I want to do.
  • HerbsmanHerbsman Posts: 2,029
    Not done it myself but I was thinking of getting a GoPro to record all my races next year, so I have a selection of vids to use on the turbo.

    I think having a camera on would provide extra motivation to win!
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  • slunkerslunker Posts: 346
    Herbsman wrote:
    Not done it myself but I was thinking of getting a GoPro to record all my races next year, so I have a selection of vids to use on the turbo.

    I think having a camera on would provide extra motivation to win!

    Didn't I read some where that they are banned in races??
  • HerbsmanHerbsman Posts: 2,029
    Yeah Someone on here wrote that a commissaire stopped him from using his during a race.

    I don't think they are specifically banned, but there is a rule somewhere (also read on here in a thread about racing with mudguards) that you're not allowed to have unnecessary attachments on your bike.

    I've been racing two years; I really should have read the rules first... :roll:

    Robbie McEwan is allowed to do it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2e3Kyw4z30
    And in the above video you see Liquigas rider with GoPro mounted under his seat. Footage here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCyIkEE9_VA
    CAPTAIN BUCKFAST'S CYCLING TIPS - GUARANTEED TO WORK! 1 OUT OF 10 RACING CYCLISTS AGREE!
  • bigpiklebigpikle Posts: 1,690
    At around $10 a video, life is too short to try and recreate a Sufferfest IMHO...
    Your Past is Not Your Potential...
  • SoniSoni Posts: 1,217
    Download you tube vids of the tours using realplayer downloader and open the vids, mute the vid volume, then open another application for example vlc or I tunes, set up a playlist of dance/techno, play that, miniaturise and then reopen the tour videos, youl end up with a cycling video accompanied by your best and favourite training music and no video or music editing required, once the vids and music are downloaded, it only takes 30 seconds to set up.
  • ju5t1nju5t1n Posts: 2,028
    Herbsman wrote:
    Yeah Someone on here wrote that a commissaire stopped him from using his during a race.

    I don't think they are specifically banned, but there is a rule somewhere (also read on here in a thread about racing with mudguards) that you're not allowed to have unnecessary attachments on your bike.

    I've been racing two years; I really should have read the rules first... :roll:

    Robbie McEwen is allowed to do it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2e3Kyw4z30
    And in the above video you see Liquigas rider with GoPro mounted under his seat. Footage here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCyIkEE9_VA
    the McEwan one is great. The Liquigas one gave me motion sickness !
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