Category: Helmets

Bike Helmet Statistics: 51 Stats on Usage and Safety

While riding your bike it’s a good idea to protect yourself by using a helmet. Your head is obviously a very important part of your body to protect, to prevent brain injuries and death from occurring upon impact.  As more...

How to Avoid “Helmet Hair” While Cycling [6 TOP TIPS]

Helmet hair is a particularly frustrating part of cycling, and is something that can put people off riding regularly, be it to work, college or other frequent journeys. Bike helmets are always recommended when cycling yet helmets leave that undeniable...

Dashel Urban Re-Cycle Helmet – Review

If you’re looking for a helmet that complements your urban riding adventures, then the Dashel Re-Cycle helmet could be the one for you. Dashel are known for their range of helmets that not only have a unique style, but are...

Best Bike Helmets with Lights Built-In [Top 6]

There is overwhelming evidence across multiple studies that wearing a helmet is effective in reducing injuries. Trusted bodies such as The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) in the UK provide regular analysis and their June 2020 report...

Why Do Dutch Cyclists Not Wear Helmets?

A few years ago I visited Amsterdam to see a close friend of mine, who is Dutch. She’s not sport-obsessed, but she cycles everywhere, as do most Amsterdam residents. She also arranged for me and my friends to have bikes...

LIVALL C20 Smart Helmet [Review]

US Comedian Jerry Seinfeld once said, “There are many things you can point to as proof that the human is not smart. But my personal favorite would have to be that we needed to invent the helmet. What was happening,...

Is the Park & Diamond Foldable Helmet an Indiegogo Scam?

Last year, Discerning Cyclist wrote an article about the eye-catching Park & Diamond foldable bike helmet. It was so impressive, in fact, it even received over £1 million in funding during a crowdfunding campaign that closed in November 2018 as...

Hövding 3: The Invisible Airbag “Helmet” for Cyclists

As an innovative alternative to the traditional model, Swedish company Hövding created their world’s first “inflatable helmet” with an airbag in November 2011 after years of researching. But just what is a Hövding “helmet”? How does it work? And what...

Do You Have to Wear a Helmet on a Bike in the UK?

Although it’s a hotly-debated and highly-sensitive topic, the short answer is that UK law does not require people to wear a helmet on a bicycle. The Highway Code recommends wearing a helmet while cycling, but that is a far cry...


TOP 5 FAVOURITES FOR COOL RIDES


1. 🪖Fend ONE Folding Helmet
A folding helmet that actually looks good.

2. 🧥Helly Hansen Hooded Rain Jacket
Stay dry in style.

3. 🧴Muc-Off Ultimate Bicycle Cleaning Kit
Keep your bike feeling brand new.

4. 👖DUER-All Weather Jeans
Waterproof cycling jeans. Seriously.

5. 🎒Rapha Reflective Backpack
A beautiful backpack that you can't miss.