What's Cool In Road Cycling

A Ride Through Stanley Park Under Lockdown

Fast Times Ahead

Here’s my POV cam of a lap cycling around Vancouver’s beautiful Stanley Park in May 2020. With the city still under Covid-19 lockdown, parks have been closed to general public use, but cycling is still allowed. So the 10km road around the park usually packed with cars, is now the longest cycling-friendly loop in the city.

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I layered in some music and my own commentary of the hilights, and added a few pics below, but you really need to watch the video on a bigger screen for the full effect.

Lions Gate Bridge deck looking to Stanley ParkCresting the Lion’s Gate Bridge heading into the park from the North Shore

Stanley Park pylons on road near Second Beach pool

The 10km loop around the park has been closed to cars and the general public for several weeks – but open to cyclists.

Stanley Park barriers on descent from Prospect Point

A few barriers are in place to slow riders, but only on the park’s one descent.

Wahoo Element Bolt mounted on K-Edge aluminum mount

I used the K-Edge Wahoo Element mount for my GoPro as well.  It’s a sturdy aluminum mount that easily takes the weight of both devices.

GoPro Hero 7 and Wahoo Element Bolt mounted to K-Edge mount

Beach Avenue at the Silvia Hotel at English bay in Vancouver
A small detour to English Bay reveals the city’s most crowded park – not everyone is observing safe social distance.

Gear I Used:
• I shot this on a GoPro Hero 7: https://amzn.to/3dHiNu7

• Attached to the bike with the K-Edge Wahoo ElementMount: https://amzn.to/35WIaFH

• Tracked my ride with the Wahoo Element Bolt: https://amzn.to/2Z6gCMV

 

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