Best road cycling helmets

Rubric: Other | 5 Apr 2014 | no comments yet »
Best road cycling helmets

Best road cycling helmets Best helmets for road cycling BikeRadar We’ve tested a wide range of road cycling helmets to find out if getting the right lid means spending big bucks or whether a more modest sum can buy the right fit, comfort and cooling for you. Here’s our pick of the best helmets we’ve tested this year. Best helmets for road cycling Winner: LAS Victory Limited £139.99 / US$ The LAS Victory Limited has a highly adjustable fit and comes with three different pad sets, a soft bag and a hard case for travelling. Extras are all well and good, but the Victory’s construction quality, high-coverage hard shell, strap material, pads, buckles and clasps are among the ...

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Bicycle Helmets for the 2013 Season

Rubric: City bike | 22 Mar 2014 | no comments yet »
Bicycle Helmets for the 2013 Season

This is history! Trends this year There are new models in 2013 that are worth a look if you need a new helmet. The trend continues toward the compact, rounder, smoother profile that we think is best when you crash. But there is still no major advance in impact performance, ventilation or wearability this year that would compel you to replace your current helmet. Almost all of the helmets listed below meet national or international standards and offer good protection, although some standards are tougher than others. For the US market the CPSC standard is required by law for any bicycle helmet. Without comparative test data we usually do not know if a particular model exceeds the requirements ...

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Bicycle helmet

Rubric: Other | 15 Mar 2014 | no comments yet »
Bicycle helmet

History of designs. “Hairnet” helmet A cycle helmet should generally be light in weight and provide ample ventilation, because cycling can be an intense aerobic activity which significantly raises body temperature, and the head in particular needs to be able to regulate its temperature. The dominant form of helmet up to the 1970s was the leather “hairnet” style. This offered acceptable protection from scrapes and cuts, but only minimal impact protection, and was mainly used by racing cyclists. More widespread use of helmets began in the U.S. in the 1970s. After many decades, when bicycles were regarded only as children’s toys, many American adults took up cycling ...

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Bicycle Helmets for the 2014 Season

Rubric: City bike | 12 Mar 2014 | no comments yet »
Bicycle Helmets for the 2014 Season

Highlights for 2014 Impact liners are finally evolving this year. Scott promises a helmet this spring that uses collapsible plastic modules in place of foam, but with some EPS still included in the liner. POC has a liner partially composed of a honeycomb material. There are more Conehead designs with dual density impact foam in helmet liners this year, introduced by Cannondale in their 2012 Teramo model and Kali in their 2013 Maraka . Conehead helmets have two layers of standard EPS foam. One is lower density, and should crush more easily at lower impact levels, possibly offering an advantage in avoiding concussions. Abus has shown a model with a cardboard liner section, backed by standard ...

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Best Bike helmet reviews | Top rated Bike helmet 2014 |

Rubric: Other | 11 Mar 2014 | no comments yet »
Best Bike helmet reviews | Top rated Bike helmet 2014 |

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