MTB Videos: Simple Editing Techniques

The vast majority of mountain biking videos shot with point-of-view cameras really aren’t worth the time it takes to watch them.Despite the access to excellent equipment, there are 2 main reasons for this poor video quality: 1) Unimaginative camera angles. 2) Poor editing. Hopefully in my last post I was able to provide you with …

How To Make Great MTB Trail Videos: Camera Mounting Options

With the advent of the many affordable HD helmet camera options on the market (especially the GoPro), the number of point of view (POV) mountain bike videos on the internet has exploded! To bebrutallyhonest, the vast majority of the POV videos uploaded every day aren’t worth the time that it takes to watch them. There …

MacAvalanche: Helicopter-Shuttled DH Race

photo credit: Daniel Loots / Glencoe Mountain / bbc.co.uk Americans can be forgiven for assuming MacAvalanche is this summer’s ridiculous ice cream mashup from Mickey D’s. In fact it’s the Scottish version of the Mega Avalanche DH race held in the French Alps each year and the first annual MacAvalanche happened earlier this month with …

GoPro LCD BacPac, Battery BacPac, and Chesty Mount

Bike tune up: check. New hydration pack: check. A better way to capture those Kodak moments: CHECK! More and more people are using small video cameras to capture the action on the mountain bike trail and last year I wrote about the GoPro HD helmet camera. I’m still loving the camera but even more so …

MTB Film Review: The Potential Inside

I’ve often wondered: are documentaries and shred films like the Collective series the only way to get mountain biking on screen? I mean, sure mountain biking makes a cameo in regular movies from time to time but it’s never been a central part of the backdrop in an on-screen drama. Until now. The Potential Inside …