If you have done much shopping for action cameras you know that there are a lot out there, but only two or three real choices. For me, the choice came down to the GoPro Hero 2 and the Contour Roam.
The biggest drawback is that the special mounts for it are ridiculously expensive. Fortunately, I can make my own. Like this one:
I was right!
I foresee the photography on this blog getting better and the fun level of my outings going up!
Don't disregard the Contour Roam. It may be less expensive and less popular, but it is a great camera with an impressive set of capabilities.