Legit Bike Polo

Pickup at the Pit NYC
April 13, 2009, 7:19 pm
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Latest compilation of on-court bike polo footage, this time from the sweet asphalt of The Pit in NYC.  Mostly I found frames within the footage that made for semi-interesting photos, then let’em play for a couple of seconds to show … what happens after photographs I guess.

Down Low and Up Close – Now with Video!
March 25, 2009, 10:55 pm
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Stitched together three minutes worth of goodness from a couple games’ worth of footage from last weekend.

March 18, 2009, 10:00 pm
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I made a 40 second trailer for my upcoming yet-to-be-made 5 minute or less production which shall debut at BIKE SHORT FILMS, screening at the Galapagos in DUMBO, NY April 12 2009.  See bike short films for more information.

As always, watch it on youtube in HIGH QUALITY/HD – whatever option it gives you.

Boston Bike Polo at the Allston Court
March 11, 2009, 11:00 pm
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Shot a bunch of footage of the Boston Bike Polo crew playing this past weekend at our Allston Court.  This is to be the main tournament court for the ESPI’s, so to all you contenders out there – study up!

Watch it on youtube in HQ/HD – muuuuuch higher quality that way.

gyroscopic bike wheel stabilizer
February 5, 2009, 10:34 pm
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I’ve been filming some polo on-bike while people play lately.  I think there’s huge potential for capturing some amazing footage, but it’s damned hard to hold a tiny camera still while biking with seriously un-true wheels and a less than smooth surface.  I attached the camera to a heavy length of pipe for the footage from my indoor polo video, but even then most of the footage was too shaky to use.

Went to Home Depot, dropped 5 bucks, and made this thing.  I intend to film like crazy in Pensacola if this thing gets past airport security.  I’m banking on people being willing to throw me a wheel to use.  The other challenge is obviously biking as a 7th person on the court without disrupting the other 6 that are trying to play the game.

Yes yes, the footage here is pretty awful and is quite shaky.  Somebody out there hasn’t played enough polo… and still has true wheels for me to stabilize with…

3/4″ diameter galvanized pipe, one end cap drilled to accept a bike axle, the other cap drilled for a 1/4″ bolt to attach to the camera mount.  Highly imperfect.

boston indoor at hockeytown
February 1, 2009, 11:38 am
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Snow, ice, big rainstorm, more snow etc… has turned our normal court into a desolate and uninhabited area, seemingly stuck in the last ice age.  So now we play indoors on Fridays at Hockeytown USA.  The surface is kind of a hard rubber, laid out in 1×1 foot squares.

View it on youtube and hit the “Watch in HD” button.

NACCC Lexington vs. Milwaukee B
November 11, 2008, 2:11 am
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Lexington vs. Milwaukee’s B team at the 2008 NACCC polo championship.

Watch on youtube in high quality.

Chicago A vs Madison A NACCC
November 8, 2008, 10:14 pm
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Chicago’s A team versus Madison’s A team at the 2008 NACCC.

Watch on youtube in high quality.

New York vs. Milwaukee at the NACCC
November 7, 2008, 10:58 pm
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Here’s New York’s Whiskey Tango Foxtrot versus Milwaukee’s Hero Squad at the NACCC.

Watch on youtube in high quality.

NACCC Chicago A vs. East Vanier
November 7, 2008, 3:51 am
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This has been on youtube for a while, and can now be found under “gameplay footage” along with all of the other posts containing footage of darn good players doing what they do best. BIKE POLO.

Chicago’s A team versus East Vanier

Watch on youtube in high quality.  Sorry about the aspect ratio as it’s a bit off.