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Post by dazcoates » Sun Apr 19, 2020 5:04 pm

As well as our weekends out on the bike ( I better times) we have an old vw camperthatvwe often go away in .
I've been thinking of using a drone to video areas we visit and maybe follow us on some of the moorland routes we use .
Any recommendations? Nowt too fancy and maybe something I could use when we are out on the bike.

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Re: Drones

Post by Teflon Jnr » Sun Apr 19, 2020 5:44 pm

I've been thinking the same a pal at work has said start with 1 that has gps lock and said the mavic are good
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Re: Drones

Post by Peirre » Sun Apr 19, 2020 5:47 pm

How deep are your pockets?
There are so many options out there, and with the rumour of the mavic 3 being launched in the future which will only confuse people more.

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Re: Drones

Post by phil_h » Sun Apr 19, 2020 6:36 pm

I find people with drones in remote quiet areas REALLY ANNOYING !!!
Please dont, their sound carries far too much (well they _are_ up in the air) and annoys everybody else around.
Its bad enough riding a bike off road anywhere near the general public already.
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Re: Drones

Post by prg4967 » Sun Apr 19, 2020 7:05 pm

I’ve got a Mavic and very rarely use it, people don’t like them, they think your spying on them..everyone I use mine I get asked to stop...to be fair there are quite strict rules now on where you can fly them...ok if your somewhere remote..plus you need to pass a test and carry a licence number on the drone...


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Re: Drones

Post by redbikejohn » Sun Apr 19, 2020 8:54 pm

I like the idea of them ie video of you riding or cycling/running in a remote area BUT I also think the noise is annoying. We were walking the Seven Sisters coastal path and someone was flying a drone - the sound in nature is very intrusive.

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Re: Drones

Post by Steve T » Mon Apr 20, 2020 7:54 am

I think drones are great . . . they make superb arial targets for me to hone my catapult skills :D

Pleb up the road from us had one a few years ago and would fly the thing over the house. He soon got the idea that flying over "Steves Space" was not good for the well being of his new toy. Not been seen in the air anywhere near here since :D

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Re: Drones

Post by dazcoates » Mon Apr 20, 2020 2:09 pm

Maybe not then with you miserable buggers around :lol: :lol:
Might just use a camera on a long stick :lol:

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Re: Drones

Post by Asgard » Mon Apr 20, 2020 5:36 pm

I have a Mavic 2 pro and a larger SLR Carrying drone, the Mavic 2 is truly amazing but I hardly use either.

I agree they are fucking annoying orrible things.
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Re: Drones

Post by vRSG60 » Wed Apr 22, 2020 6:14 pm

I’ve just bought a Mavic Pro with the FlyMore kit off my mate. Mainly for aerial shots whilst I’m travelling.

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