I really enjoy biking, and I thought it would be neat to have a camera mounted on the handlebars. I did some thinking, and created this. I found that for the time and money it took to make, the outcome is pretty decent. So here are the instructions to make it.
First, here’s why it’s cool. Filming from your bike opens up a new frame for discovery. I am building an electric bike, and I can use this to film my rides so I don’t have to try and steer, brake, shift gears, operate the throttle, and hold a camera. This usually results in shaky footage and the occasional biking accident. This system is very robust, so you get minimal vibrations. It’s very fun to go on a bike ride, film the entire thing, and then speed up the footage and have an awesome time lapse.
This mount works with any camera that has a hole in the bottom to screw on a tripod. The way it works is you have a pipe (band) clamp with a bolt going through it. The bolt screws into the hole in the camera and the pipe clamp tightens onto the handlebars.