May 01, 2023
Whether you’re mountain biking, cycling cross country, cruising on your motorcycle, skiing down a mountain, flying through the air skydiving or engaging in any helmet-clad activity, having a GoPro action camera mounted on your helmet can help you capture the best (and most naturally stable) moments to relive and share time and time again.
First and foremost, we want to say that the biggest priority when using GoPro as a helmet cam is SAFETY. We cannot stress this enough. This not only means mounting your camera properly, but it also means knowing your skillset and limits. Getting the shot is cool, but putting your safety at risk to do so is no.
Now for the good stuff! We recommend using a GoPro adhesive mount to attach your camera to a helmet. You have a few options:
PRO TIP: Heat up the adhesive before adhering it to your helmet and allow it to dry overnight, or for up to 24 hours, before using. This allows the adhesive to set and adhere to its strongest potential.
So why do motorcyclists wear cameras and why do so many other people make use of helmet camera mounts and devices? Capturing and sharing clips of your adventures can be a fun way to enhance and relive those moments, and this has helped helmet cameras become more popular. But even for the average bicycle, motorcycle, or water ski enthusiast, there are many other good reasons for using a helmet camera.
When looking for a helmet mounted camera, there are several factors to consider: