Cameras Reviews and News


Interbike Preview Highlights: G-Form, GoPro, Abus, Polar and Now helmets

A few product highlights from Interbike’s Media Preview event featuring G-Form, GoPro, ABUS, Polar and Now helmets.

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GoPro Karma drone takes flight

Rumored for a couple years now, the GoPro drone is finally here. It is late to market but it looks like a true, purpose-built video capture device that is competitively priced.

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New GoPro HERO5 cameras unveiled

Branching out beyond POV and action sports, GoPro has released a suite of products to capture one’s adventures. Here is the centerpiece of the line-up, the new Hero5 cameras.

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Sony brings optical stabilization to sports cams

POV cameras have improved immeasurably since the first GoPro hit the market, but new technologies like optical image stabilization are about to shake things up.

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Review: MindShift Gear rotation180° Trail 16L camera bag

Sometimes, only a real SLR camera will do for capturing great mountain biking images. But camera bags are often cumbersome, heavy and difficult to access. This pack from Mindshift gear allows you to carry your bike gear and an SLR while allowing quick, swivel access to your camera.

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Intel Drone follows biker radness through trees

Follow-me drone technology has been incredibly catchy to mountain bikers but it’s never been a reality due to the nature of our obstacle-strewn sport. But this new technology looks promising indeed.

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Nikon enters action camera market with KeyMission 360

Premiere camera manufacturer Nikon introduces the first camera in its new series of action cameras slated for release later this year.

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Bell unveils Super 2R Helmet with integrated 4k camera

Bell’s new Super2r prototype features an integrated 4k camera capable of capturing 360 degree-panoramas. What else can it do?

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BRG launching helmets with built-in 360-degree video tech

The days of clunky POV camera mounts cluttering our MTB helmets could be numbered. BRG Sports, parent company of Giro and Bell, has announced a partnership with 360-degree camera innovators 360fly, with plans to develop a line of new helmets featuring 360fly’s single-lens 4K 360-degree video capture technology.

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8 Best POV camera gifts

The holidays can be awkward enough without being subjected to crappy POV footage of your family’s outdoor adventures. Help stop the creation of bad video by giving the budding Scorsese in your life one of these great gifts.

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GoPro releases more affordable POV camera options

The new HERO+ brings the best usability features of GoPro’s high end models to a more friendly price point.

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First Look: GoPro HERO4 Session

In an effort to make their POV cameras more a part of heoric and mundane activities, GoPro has shrunk the HERO4 to the size of an ice cube. The form factor is much smaller now as most settings and control are handed off to a smart phone.

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Lily follow-me camera drone flies itself

The Lily drone is the coolest POV drone to be announced to date. And it seems to have some mountain bike applications in open spaces.

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News: GoPro unlocks the HERO4 camera with key software update

Often, firmware updates just fix bugs on previous versions. This new GoPro Hero4 update unlocks some of the hidden power of the Hero4 with features like Time-Lapse video and Burst Mode photos. Frame rates are improved as well on the Hero 4 Black.

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2015 POV Camera Shootout: Best in test winners revealed

Find out about testing protocol and which cameras were tops in the test.

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2015 POV Camera Shootout: Sony Action Cam Mini

Sony’s budget-priced camera delivers high-end performance in a compact, aerodynamic and affordable package.

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2015 POV Camera Shootout: Shimano Sport Camera

Shimano’s first POV camera offering is small, lightweight and simple to operate, but how will its video and sound quality stand up against the other cameras in this test?

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2015 POV Camera Shootout: Drift Ghost-S

Heavier camera makes up for bulk with ease of use and the best battery life in the test.

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2015 POV Camera Shootout: iON Air Pro 3 Wi-Fi

This dark horse contender has a solid array of performance specs, but will that mean video quality on par with the more well-know POV cameras in this test?

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2015 POV Camera Shootout: GoPro HERO4 Silver

GoPro rules the POV camera universe and the HERO4 Silver is the sweet spot in their product lineup. Find out why.

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2015 POV Camera Shootout: Garmin Virb Elite

Garmin’s affordable 2-in-1 POV camera is a great choice if you also like tracking ride metrics. But how will its actual camera performance measure up against other top cameras?

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First Look: Sony 4K Action Cam FDR-X1000V

Sony goes all in the POV game with a 4k camera with great optics, frame rate, sound quality and splash-proof form factor.

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First Ride: GoPro HERO4 Silver Edition

Quick edit: Our new GoPro HERO4 Silver showed up Thursday and we cranked out a first edit and some sample pics within hours.

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Interbike: Sony shrinks their POV Action Camera with the AZ1VR

Awesome image quality, sound and image stabilization now comes in a much smaller package with Sony’s AZ1VR POV action camera.

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Eurobike: Fly6 combines LED taillight with HD video camera

Fly6’s combo rear-facing HD camera/blinky light says “take notice” while recording the details.

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