Lights, camera, collision

This sub-forum all discussions about this "lively" subject. All topics that are substantially about helmets will be moved here, if not placed here correctly in the first place.
User avatar
Cunobelin
Posts: 10140
Joined: 6 Feb 2007, 7:22pm

Re: Lights, camera, collision

Postby Cunobelin » 31 May 2015, 9:58am

[XAP]Bob wrote:just one point I cycle helmets aren't designed, or tested, for sliding... they are also not well designed for it - look at a motorbike helmet for one that is...


Another design fault in the present crop.

In the US there is the "Smoother, rounder, safer" campaign following evidence that the sharp angles and vents cause arresting of the sliding motion (rotational injury) and even ejection of the helmet

This article gives more information