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JRA with the Angry Asian: Should we be considering full-face road helmets?

I’ve been thinking a lot about facial injuries lately — partially due to my mishap…

Shoddy's Tour tech round up: The final goodies

It's been tough getting tech shots from the Tour this year, even on the ground.…

When mandatory helmet laws go wrong

Mandatory helmet laws are controversial at the best of times. Even the words “mandatory helmet…

Two more studies support helmet use while cycling

Two new research papers published this month have provided further evidence for the value of…

Specialized introduces ANGi and MIPS SL safety features

May 28, 2019: Specialized has updated a couple of key elements related to its Angular…

A $75 MIPS helmet beats WaveCel in Virginia Tech rankings

Last week, Virginia Tech released the latest update to its list of independently tested helmets,…

Australia has a new helmet standard on the way. Why?

When news of a proposed change to the existing Australian helmet standard began to circulate…

Commentary: Why I stopped wearing a bike helmet

Before you dive into Peter Flax's piece below, a quick note. First and foremost, the…

New independent test ranks bicycle helmet safety

Bicycle helmet manufacturers are currently restricted from being able to claim exactly how safe their…

Specialized S-Works Prevail II helmet review: Light, airy, and aero

The original Specialized S-Works Prevail was already tech editor James Huang's favorite helmet for long…

New kits, kicks and lids of the 2017 WorldTour

The clothing of professional cycling is a crucial part of the sport’s commercialisation. Without this…

Origins: The story of MIPS, helmet technology for brain-injury prevention

MIPS, the Multi-directional Impact Protection System, is a pretty unassuming piece of gear -- a…

Bell Zephyr helmet review: Say goodbye to sweat in your eyes

Sweat management is one of the least-discussed aspects of helmet performance, and yet one of…

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.…

Scott Cadence Plus aero helmet review

After four years of development, Scott has unveiled two new road helmets — the Cadence…

New Giro Aerohead TT/tri helmet launched at Amgen Tour of California

BMC rider Rohan Dennis used a mysterious new Giro time trial helmet on his way…

Giant Rev helmet review

Bicycle helmets are curious little items. On the one hand, they’re little more than simple…

Liv Attacca aero helmet reviewed

Nowadays it seems that if your helmet isn’t aero, it’s no good. All big brands…

The best of Eurobike: Helmets, Shoes and Sunglasses

Amongst all the bling at Eurobike, some of the most interesting new things to look…

Tour de France tech: new helmet models

Digging around the startline at the Tour de France for new kit is an exciting…

LifeBeam Smart Helmet review

In this review CyclingTips editor Matt de Neef takes a look at the LifeBeam Smart…