Originally Posted by blues bob
I' ve been watching a lot of knarly single track helmet mounted videos lately. Is it true that the camera makes the trail look tougher than it actually is? Looks like the tree or rock or root wipeout is emminent at every obstacle, but ya'all just keep charging onward and upward. I know the up and down steepness is not realistic. Knowledge is King, but Experience Rules.
It makes it look easier. You don't see the sweat in your eye's, feel the sore and cramping leg's arms and back , and the heavy breathing, and the bike bouncing beneath you.
Start out easy, maybe a track and check out Gopro Mx track's- those guys make it look too easy.