GoPros are expensive little devices that don’t do much unless you play and experiment with them for your application. Luckily, others have spent hundreds of hours with them for biking so let’s learn. Proper mounting, stabilization, and wind noise are all common issues when using GoPros for mountain biking. Check out this video to learn about the effective solutions others have found.
And have you heard of gimbals? They are GoPro mounts with motors that rotate constantly to keep the camera pointing at a constant, smooth angle. They’ve made GoPro riding footage bearable and actually useful. So much so that they’ve enabled a whole crop of video bloggers that are making a living out of producing stabilized GoPro video. Here’s a primer on the tools and mounts that are useful for riding videos.