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Super fast Road trip

Old Aug 19th 2013, 4:05 pm
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When you have 5 min,
check out this video (in HD) of my friend's 16,500kms/h drive from Winnipeg to Calgary.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Du_CFfdwgjw

took a photo every 5 seconds of the drive

Watch out for the beautiful clouds.
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Old Aug 19th 2013, 4:10 pm
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I turned it off when he went for breakfast at McDonalds. Revolting.
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Old Aug 19th 2013, 4:17 pm
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I turned it off when he went for breakfast at McDonalds. Revolting.
That is enough info to make me not even click the link.
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Old Aug 19th 2013, 4:24 pm
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The parallax effect on the clouds is a good distraction from that depressingly flat landscape.
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Old Aug 19th 2013, 5:30 pm
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The parallax effect on the clouds is a good distraction from that depressingly flat landscape.
+1, doesn't inspire me to do that road trip. And what is it with people putting their feet on the dash here, surely that is not a safe position in the event of an accident, air bag smashing legs up into face type scenario.
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Old Aug 19th 2013, 5:35 pm
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Originally Posted by Grah View Post
When you have 5 min,
check out this video (in HD) of my friend's 16,500kms/h drive from Winnipeg to Calgary.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Du_CFfdwgjw

took a photo every 5 seconds of the drive

Watch out for the beautiful clouds.
Last time I checked or drove Winnipeg to Calgary it was only just under 1350 kms. Which way did he go via Florida, Mexico or something?
Did he at least change the oil on that 16,500 km trip?
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Old Aug 19th 2013, 5:42 pm
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Originally Posted by Former Lancastrian View Post
Last time I checked or drove Winnipeg to Calgary it was only just under 1350 kms. Which way did he go via Florida, Mexico or something?
Did he at least change the oil on that 16,500 km trip?
You did not read the original post very carefully.
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Originally Posted by Souvy View Post
You did not read the original post very carefully.
I was even going to quote what vehicle does 16,500 kmh
So Im guessing the video with a shot every 5 seconds equates to a speed of 16,500 kms/h covering the 1350 km distance for the length of the video.
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Why record the most boring highway in all of Canada ?
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Why record the most boring highway in all of Canada ?
To encourage people to fly between Winnipeg and Calgary
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I'll be doing a similar trip myself at the end of next month - Vancouver to Winnipeg! I have heard about the flat landscape once you reach the prairies, but at least in your video it looks fairly green. Cool stuff, makes you realize how impressive the Highway is really to stretch all that way.
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Old Aug 19th 2013, 6:57 pm
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GO pro's are cool cams

Don't try this in The UK tho, the cam would be stolen at the first stop
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You did not read the original post very carefully.
I did , I trying to parse the meaning of :kilometre second per hour" unit and failing miserably
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Old Aug 20th 2013, 12:00 am
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Quite impressed at the lack of bug strikes, what car is that?
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