A couple weeks ago, some folks from Q13 News strapped cameras on my bike and my head, then drove near me, filming me as I rode around South Lake Union narrating some of the trials facing people biking in our city. It was actually pretty fun, despite the fact that I’m generally nervous in front of cameras.
They stitched together the following report from our conversation, as well as conversations with the mayor and an outspoken biker in South Lake Union:
Going on TV is still unknown territory for me. I’ve been giving a fair number of interviews lately, though for some reason they never seem to get posted online, so I don’t get to see them. But in all it has been good practice.
We need more well-produced indy videos about biking in Seattle. Topics could range from bicycle safety to highlighting good/bad infrastructure to celebrating bicycle culture and people. If you’re into this idea and got those kinds of skills, let’s talk (email email@example.com)
(And for the record, I don’t “hug the curb.” I ride as safely as I can, and that means taking the lane when there is not enough room for motorists to pass safely.)