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Why we need more video

2013-06-28 18:44:30.856772+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

DC Police Wrongly Presume Injured Cyclist Guilty: “C’mon, You Are a Biker”. Driver turns in front of cyclist, causing collision, cyclist is cited for running a red light, cyclist obtains surveillance camera video of the accident (at 0:32), and as he writes about the accident reports that he was presumed guilty:

"Wait, you mean, you were biking and you want a ticket canceled?" he said, incredulous. "We all know how bikers behave. It must have been your fault. C'mon. You are a biker."

I'm thinking I need to get a helmet cam, but in my recent looking around I haven't found one with the run-time I'd like for weekend rides. Suggestions?

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#Comment Re: made: 2013-06-29 11:19:18.162567+00 by: DaveP

The Tachyon Micro HD is the KLR rider's camera of choice, but it's only 2.5 hours on the battery. They do make a charge-and-record adapter if you've got 12V power from a generator, but it seems the max battery life without external power is 4.5 hours for the SD version of the camera (which is hard to find now).