LifeBeam Introduces DIY Heart Rate Kit For Lazer Helmets

LifeBEAM, a leader in wearable technology, will introduce its unique do-it-yourself (DIY) heart rate tracking kit for Lazer’s existing line of their most popular helmets for the first time in North America at Interbike, taking place Sept. 14-18 in Las Vegas, Nevada. On display at the show, LifeBEAM’s enhanced sensor technology will be featured in Lazer Sport’s helmets—including the Z1, … [Read more...]

Bicycle Helmets Recalled by UVEX Sports Due to Risk of Head Injury

Recall Summary Name of Product: UVEX Bicycle Helmets Hazard: The anchor for the helmet’s chinstrap can fail, causing the helmets to slide off the head, posing a head injury hazard. The bicycle helmets also do not comply with the impact requirements of the CPSC safety standards for bicycle helmets. Remedy: Refund, Replace Consumer Contact: UVEX Sports Inc. toll-free at (844) … [Read more...]

Giro Launches The New Synthe Helmet

Latest Helmet from Leader in Cycling Design Combines Aerodynamic Efficiency with Tremendous Cooling Power (June 24, 2014– Scotts Valley, CA) – Giro Sport Design has announced the Synthe™, an advanced cycling helmet design that can enhance a rider’s efficiency by reducing aerodynamic drag while offering increased cooling power. With aerodynamic efficiency that bests Giro’s … [Read more...]


Giro Attack Helmet In White On Velodrome

Giro announces the all-new Air Attack™, a revolutionary helmet combining aerodynamically efficient design with patent pending Roc Loc® Air system that enhances fit, comfort and cooling power to optimize rider efficiency. (20 June 2012– Scotts Valley, CA) – Giro, the cycling world’s design leader since 1985, announced today the Air Attack™, defining the next generation of cycling … [Read more...]

A Big Thank You To Helen’s Cycles and Giro

So Sad, the before photo

It was one of those moments when your stomach drops and your world starts to spin around you. Yep, I found a crack in my 18 month old Giro helmet. It had never been crashed, but upon closer inspection Giro had determined that I had accidentally bumped against something (top tube or car door maybe). Since it was out of warranty I firmly believed that I was going to have to shell (pun intended) out … [Read more...]

Bicycle Helmets Recalled by Triple Eight Distribution Due to Risk of Head Injury

Bicycle helmets for children and youth Units: About 30,400 Importer: Triple Eight Distribution, Inc., of Port Washington, N.Y. Hazard: Product testing demonstrated that these helmets do not comply with CPSC safety standards for impact resistance. Consumers could suffer impact head injuries in a fall. Incidents/Injuries: None reported Description: The recalled items are multi-purpose … [Read more...]

Bicycle Helmets Recalled by Bell Sports Due to Head Injury Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Full-face bicycle … [Read more...]

Phinney Recovering From Crash

Taylor Phinney suffered a mild concussion Friday when he crashed on a training ride near his home in Lucca, Italy. But BMC Racing Team Chief Medical Officer Dr. Max Testa said the U.S. national time trial champion is doing fine and will be closely monitored over the next 48 hours. 'Freak Accident' Phinney said he collided with fellow American Andrew Talansky (Garmin-Cervélo) when the two … [Read more...]

Nude Cyclists In New Zealand Told To Wear Helmets By Police

The Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand » Police picked up two naked men on a late night bike ride in a New Zealand town but let them off with a warning: put on helmets. "They were wanting to experience total freedom," said Senior Constable Cathy Duder, who stopped the pair about 10 p.m. on a recent night in the beach resort town of Whangamata. She told them: "You may experience … [Read more...]