Testing a GoPro Camera in Tokyo: Shimokitazawa to Shibuya by BMX.
On Friday night I strapped a GoPro Camera to my head and cycled from Shimokitazawa to Shibuya in Tokyo. It took about 15 minutes, slightly longer than if I had cycled down the busier main road (Inokashira-dori) near my house. I wanted to cycle through my neighbourhood at night, and then be able to come down into Shibuya from the top of Dogenzaka and finish at the scramble crossing. I also wanted to see how the camera would test under low light – so I took a path adjacent to a small river that runs between Shimokitazawa and Shibuya. I didn’t put any music over it, also wanting to see what the sound quality was like.
I’ve been toying with the idea of buying a GoPro for a while now. I aim to do some mountain biking in Nepal in April, but it’d also be good for when I’m on motorbikes in SE Asia as well. As for this video, well I hope it’s interesting to those of you who have never visited Tokyo and want to see what the streets of Japan look like. (Best viewed full screen, HD)
Can not wait to get there soon!