bike helmets

"Fend" Bicycle Helmet Collapses to One-Third Its Original Size

Hate lugging around a bicycle helmet around town? Consider yourself officially out of excuses. Protecting your noggin couldn’t be more convenient with the “Fend,” a…

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Closca Fuga: A Collapsible Bike Helmet That Folds to Half Its Size

Biking to work is great, but biking with a bulky, goofy helmet isn’t ideal. Closca Fuga is a foldable bike helmet that provides all the protection you need for your noggin, but…

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"Morpher" Bicycle Helmet Folds Flat to Fit in Your Backpack

A new folding helmet called the “Morpher” makes it safer and easier to ride your bike by letting you stow it in your bag while not using it. We all know that riding bikes is…

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ICEdot's Helmet-Mounted Sensor Signals for Help in Event of a Crash

Cyclists, skiers, runners, motorcyclists and adventurers take note – this little device might just save your life. The ICEdot is a crash sensor you wear on your helmet or body and…

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Inkwell Helmets Creates Hand-Painted Designs for Every Cyclist's Personality

When on a bicycle, safety is of paramount importance. Danielle Baskin’s line of hand-painted, graphic helmets allows riders to showcase their good sense. Her company, Inkwell…

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Reebok's "CheckLight" Device Alerts Athletes to Severity of Head Impacts

A growing body of research is revealing that head impacts during sports can cause major trauma and damage. Wearing a helmet is critical, but hits to the noggin, even smallish ones, can…

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Bicycle "Helmet of Justice" Records Video Evidence In Case of Hit and Run

The aptly named Helmet of Justice is a video camera-equipped brain bucket that can record evidence onto a USB drive in case of a crash. Developed by software developers from Chaotic…

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Top 7 Popular Eco-Fashion Stories of 2012 (Vote for Your Fave!)

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Top 7 Wearable Technology Concepts of 2012 (Vote for the Coolest!)

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VIDEO: World's First "Invisible" Bike Helmet Goes on Sale

It’s been seven years in the making, but the world’s first “invisible” bike helmet is now available for purchase. The brainchild of Anna Haupt and Terese…

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Inflatable Airbag "Collar" Protects Helmet-Free Cyclists From Broken Skulls

A fear of helmet head is one thing; your melon smashed on the side of the road is quite another. But for cyclists whose vanity overrides common sense and safety, consider the Hövding,…

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7 Most Popular Ecouterre Stories of 2009 (Vote for Your Fave!)

When it came to the freshest, coolest, and quirkiest eco-fashion stories to roll off our virtual presses, 2009 was certainly a banner year. And we’re not alone in this assessment.…

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Finally! Bike Helmets That Don't Make You Look Like a Dork

You were born to be wild, but cruising down the highway on your five-speed without looking like Dorkus maximus is no mean feat when you have an underwater missile perched on your…

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