Time in the Saddle with Ryan O'Connor

Hippocampus team to cycle 1000km for a good cause

Time in the Saddle is a podcast series hosted by avid cyclist and radio veteran, Ryan O’Connor focusing on all things exciting in the world of cycling. In this episode, Ryan is joined by Jason Lind, and Liezel van der Westhuizen. They are also joined by three members of the Hippocampus team - A group of 30 medical students from Stellenbosch University embarking on a 1000km cycle from the Northern Cape down to Cape Agulhas to raise money through the Nkululeko Fund for friends and fellow students to reduce their financial burden. The idea for Hippocampus came from personal experiences in their student community where they realized that all students have equal opportunities, but not equal resources to benefit from those opportunities. To learn more or donate, visit: www.hippocampusteam.co.za Listen to the full episode for more! Time in the Saddle podcast episodes are released weekly, on Thursdays.      


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Reviewing GoPro's new HERO8 and MAX

10 October 2019 | 21 Minute Listen

Time in the Saddle is a podcast series hosted by avid cyclist and radio veteran, Ryan O’Connor focusing on all things exciting in the world of cycling. This is the 40th episode of Season Two.  Ryan O'Connor is joined by returning guests GoPro Brand Manager Shaun Rubenstein and action photographer Craig Kolesky.  The boys discuss the newly released GoPro HERO8 with its all-new design + HyperSmooth 2.0 and MAX with its widest lens ever + unbreakable stabilization. On GoPro's new HERO8 It's the first time we've seen a hardware change which is pretty cool. - Shaun Rubenstein, GoPro Brand Manager The fact that it doesn't have the cage on and it's just less to worry about to mount the camera is just a massive bonus. I think guys are very weight conscious now and they want to get to do a shot quick and not worry about adding all the different parts on to a camera. - Craig Kolesky, Action Photographer On the hardware The stabilisation 2.0 - it's now stabilised footage across all different modes, and then they've also within the stabilisation, you've heard some guys don't actually like using the hyper-smooth because it makes their mountain biking look too smooth. You're bombing down this crazy descend and it's like smooth sailing. Some guys want to show that, so you've got a trimmed down version - you don't have to the full hyper-smooth on. - Shaun Rubenstein, GoPro Brand Manager Check out the products here: https://youtu.be/TOuF7ZbcCUs Time in the Saddle podcast episodes are released weekly, on Thursdays.


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