While self-filmed bike videos are nothing new, this project was a first for me. While I have plenty of experience behind the lens, I’ve never been the athlete who has to keep going back up for “another” every time a shot could be better.
Armed with a strange contraption of a lens that I wanted to experiment with (and have grown to love), I went off into the woods this fall to see if I could make something worth watching—a challenge both for myself as a filmmaker and a rider.
Fall is my favourite time of year for riding, as the temperatures drop, the low-hanging clouds settle in, and the rain begins to foreshadow winter. Some people put their bikes away when the weather turns… others double down and get their fill before the snow flies.
Let me know in the comments what you think!