Origins: How airplane seats turned into Koroyd’s quest for safer bike helmets

Expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam has been the predominant energy-absorbing material for bicycle helmets for decades. It’s light, comparatively easy to form, and seems to do a pretty good job of protecting our noggins when used correctly. In short, it works. But is that the best we can do? Koroyd believes its polymer honeycomb network can …


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Contador ‘more and more likely’ to continue in 2017 if he can set up his own team; Tour of Oman’s future depends on success of 2016 edition; Extreme Weather Protocol a success at Clasica de Almeria, but needs improvement; Riders’ association president Gianni Bugno says peloton wants …


Tour de France tech: new helmet models

Digging around the startline at the Tour de France for new kit is an exciting task and you never know what you’ll come across. At some races it can be slim pickings for finding new kit, but so far this year’s Tour has been a plentiful treasure trove of new and exciting kit if you …


LifeBeam Smart Helmet review

In this review CyclingTips editor Matt de Neef takes a look at the LifeBeam Smart Helmet, a helmet with an integrated heartrate monitor.


The best of Eurobike 2014: helmets and shoes

The world’s biggest bike expo, Eurobike, was held last week and finished over the weekend. CyclingTips’ roving reporter Dave Everett was on the ground in Friedrichschafen, Germany to check out all the latest and greatest bits of tech that were announced and what we have to look forward to in the months and years to …


KASK Infinity aero helmet review

You can’t fight it. The ongoing trend with aero helmets isn’t going away and Italian helmet brand KASK unveiled their new Infinity aero helmet today. They sent one over for me to review and to my surprise, I kinda liked it…


Bike helmets: an emergency doctor’s perspective

For those working on the frontline of trauma care, the findings of a report into the protective effects of helmets in cyclists and motorcyclists published in the Medical Journal of Australia last week come as no surprise.


Australian helmet standards – What you need to know

We all wear helmets when we’re riding. For most of us, it’s been second nature since we first hopped onto a bike as a kid. And whether or not we think helmets are required (and this isn’t the time or place for that argument), there are standards about the helmets that can be used in …


Cyclists Without Helmets More Likely To Take Risks

There has been an ongoing debate in Australia and internationally regarding the effectiveness of bicycle helmets in preventing head injury. Yesterday the University of NSW completed a study which examines the effectiveness of bicycle helmets in preventing head injury amongst cyclists in crashes involving motor vehicles, and to assess the impact of ‘risky cycling behaviour’ …


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