How to film my ride

What camcorder for my helmet?

6 messages
26/05/2012 at 17:07

I'm considering one of these helmet-mounted camcorders for filming when riding. Not for high jinks but safety when just riding around town.

Had a moron driver yelling abuse at me yesterday for riding a door's width off parked cars instead of, I suppose, in the kerb. Not only that but he chased me through back streets and even got out of his car to have a pop at me. I only escaped by going down a road that was closed to vehicles by bollards.

Seeking recommendations, and also what key words to search for on Amazon for reviews. At present I know nothing.

Ta muchly in advance.

26/05/2012 at 17:46

I can recommend GoPro - there's lots of different ones on Amazon and they are sturdy and have great picture/sound quality. My husband takes his when snowboarding and we've also been river rafting with it.

We have this one: but since we got ours they've brought out others.

I've just checked amazon and they even have a bike mount available so you wouldnt need to put it on your helmet (like we normally do).


cougie    pirate
26/05/2012 at 17:48
If you check YouTube there are lots of cyclists doing this.

If they don't say what they're using - there are ideas here.
26/05/2012 at 19:50

Thank you chaps.

These things aren't cheap though, are they?

26/05/2012 at 20:21

Not really.... but worth it if you're using it a lot. When we've had an issue with the camera - customer service has been great

27/05/2012 at 17:17
I've got a friend who uses gopro for skiing and paragliding and the footage is awesome

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