Tag: Concussion

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Specialized may have an alternative to MIPS on the way

For the past year, Specialized has been the first and only company to use MIPS’ helmet pad-based slip layer technology. Dubbed MIPS SL, t...

New partnership to tackle concussion in women's cycling

A new partnership looks set to tackle the issue of concussion in the professional women’s peloton. The Cyclists’ Alliance (TCA), a group ...

A year and counting: My long road back to riding after concussion

I’ve just hit a cycling landmark that I never aspired to. It is now a year since my last proper ride. A year since I was enjoying the thr...

CyclingTips Podcast: NAHBS predicts the future of bikes, plus a look at concussion tests

In this week's episode: The first cobbled classics of the season, a test for concussions, how the North American Handmade Bicycle Show pr...

Concussion diagnosis for Cavendish following early exit from Abu Dhabi Tour

Mark Cavendish started the Abu Dhabi Tour with high intentions due to his ambassador position with the race, but found himself on the dec...

Battling a brain injury: From fighting to win races, to fighting for normal life

The issue of concussion among cyclists was brought into sharp focus at the Tour of California this week when Cannondale-Drapac rider Toms...

California concussion incident raises questions, but what could have been done differently?

It’s difficult, and perhaps meaningless, to assess blame over what happened in the moments that followed Toms Skujins’ high-speed descent...

Elite racer turned orthopedic surgeon to conduct extensive concussion and injury study among pro, amateur cyclists

When Tom Boonen crashed heavily on Stage 5 of the 2011 Tour de France, he abandoned two days later, complaining of headache, dizziness, v...

Cycling and concussion: is it time to stop ignoring the dangers?

In the early kilometres of Sunday's crash-marred Tour of Flanders Orica-GreenEDGE's Luke Durbridge got caught behind a pile-up and crashe...