June 27, 2013
We're just passing the halfway mark of our Bright Lights, Big Adventure membership drive. First-time members who join by June 30 will receive a free Sigma Micro light along with their membership packet. If you join today, you'll be entered in today's raffle for a chance to win an IronX HD video camera.
The IronX camera is a new edition to the action-sports video realm. Shooting 170-degree, wide-angle video, you have a variety of options in terms of how you go about recording video. If you're using the camera in a stationary setting, you can simply use the buttons on the camera itself to record video. If you happen to be on the move, a wrist remote is included which provides quick and easy access to recording video. There is also a free smartphone app you can use to collect video, edit, and share your video through various social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
The build quality of the camera is solid, and it includes a waterproof casing to protect it from the elements. There is a wide range of mounts available, and we'll be giving the lucky winner a bike mount to make sure they can start collecting video on their next ride. There are also adhesive mounts, and straps to give you a few other options for mounting the camera to various parts of your bike or helmet.
The camera comes with 2GB of built-in memory, and accepts MicroSD cards. The unit runs on a lithium-ion battery that can be charged with an included USB cable. I had no problem capturing a couple hours of video on a charge, but that will depend on the video settings you're using.
At $250, this is competitively priced, and includes the camera, waterproof case, battery, charger, an assortment of camera mounts, and wrist remote. Check out the IronX YouTube page for some great sample videos, and join Adventure Cycling today for a chance to win one.
Photo courtesy of IronX
THE 2013 BRIGHT LIGHTS BIG ADVENTURE campaign runs through 5pm MDT on June 30, 2013. Adventure Cycling Association's mission is to inspire and empower people to travel by bicycle. We depend on dedicated cyclists to continue programs such as expanding the Adventure Cycling Route Network, keeping our online resources up to date, maintaining our education and outreach efforts, and building an official U.S. Bicycle Route System.