Tag Archives: helmets

Headwinds and tailwinds: ABUS on how the future looks for the German brand

Since it was founded in 1994, ABUS kept a firm focus on the commuting and leisure markets, but in 2016 jumped into the high-performance scene. Here’s how the future looks for the German brand This piece first appeared in the June edition of BikeBiz magazine – get your free subscription here …

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Lazer presents its new helmet technology, KinetiCore

Lazer has presented KinetiCore, the “world’s first” fully integrated rotational impact technology for cycling helmets. KinetiCore has been in development for over a decade and is set to “change the way people think about brain protection technology”. It provides improved protection for cyclists while making helmets lighter, improving airflow and …

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Specialized UK offering up to 50% off selected helmets when riders trade in their old one

Specialized UK is offering riders up to 50% off selected Specialized helmets when they trade in their old one at one of its retailers, as part of its helmet amnesty. The company is calling on riders to assess the condition and the age of their helmets, recommending that riders always …

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New MET range arrives at Raleigh

The new MET range has arrived at Raleigh, including the Estro MIPS, Veleno and Veleno MIPS models. Estro MIPS “A versatile road helmet ready for your longest day on the bike, the Estro MIPS boasts a remarkable price to feature ratio,” said a statement. With 26 vents working in synergy …

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HEXR launches new shell colourways

HEXR has launched its new shell colourways, a ‘reinvigoration’ of its custom-fit cycling helmets. The new shells provide a new look by updating the colour of the helmet whilst not removing any of the high standards of safety, said the company. HEXR opted for a non-uniform fade that focuses on …

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BikeBiz’s guide to the latest helmets

This month, we take a look at the latest helmets from some of the leading brands in the sector, including XLC, TSG, 100%, Kiddimoto, Kask, ABUS, BBB, Oxford, Cannondale, Smith Optics, Bell, Bluegrass, Kali, MET, Giro, Dashel, Limar, Hornit, Alpina, Leatt, Urge, Lazer, Sweet Protection and Bern

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QBP to be sole distributor of MET and Bluegrass helmets in North America

Quality Bicycle Products has been named the sole distributor of MET and Bluegrass helmets in North America. It will carry a broad range of MET and Bluegrass helmets in its six North American distribution centres, with full availability beginning February 2022 to all specialty bicycle retailers with a Q account. …

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Muc-Off, EF Education-NIPPO pay tribute to key workers with custom helmet design

Muc-Off is ‘breaking new ground’ in the pro peloton by providing EF Education-NIPPO with a custom helmet design. The helmet pays tribute to the work done by essential workers throughout the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with the designs featuring names of key workers nominated by the EF Education-NIPPO team. EF Education-NIPPO …

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Limar launches new MTB Alben MIPS A helmet

Limar has launched the new MTB Alben MIPS A helmet. MIPS A is the new premium version of the MIPS Multi-Directional Impact Protection System. With the Alben, Limar said it wanted to offer premium features including MIPS A in an ‘affordable MTB helmet that offers outstanding value for money’. The …

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Bern launches two new bike helmets for SS21

Bern had revamped two of its core styles for SS21 – the Watts 2.0 for adults and the Nino 2.0 for kids. The helmets will be available in the UK at the end of the month with improved safety technology and new colourways. Bern Watts 2.0 ‘The Bern Watts 2.0 …

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