Cyclists strapping on 'bike cams' for commutes | Chicago Tribune

Tom Lemke, of Chicago, wears a helmet-mounted GoPro camera as he stops at Daley Plaza on his morning commute . (Michael Tercha, Chicago Tribune / January 20, 2014)

Most automobile drivers are courteous, but some can get aggressive, she said. That is why her husband suggested she start filming her commute in case she was in an accident. She bought a $100 camera, joining a growing number of bicyclists who are strapping video cameras — commonly referred to as "bike cams" — to their helmets or handle bars to document their commute.