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Bike Helmets

Carefree Living Is Not Easy

Liam Robb O'Hagan | Posted 07.13.2015 | Parents
Liam Robb O'Hagan

Parents should encourage our kids to wear them. And we should set the example of helmeting up ourselves.

What Was So Great About A Gen X Childhood?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.20.2015 | Parents
Daniel Cubias

I'm here to tell you that growing up the way we did was not a long-term favor or blessed accomplishment. Let me be clear that I don't blame my parents. No, my disdain for nostalgia has more to do with cold, hard facts and unpleasant anecdotes than personal issues.

This Bike Helmet Will Fit Inside Your Laptop Bag

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.21.2015 | Healthy Living

A bicycle helmet funded on Indiegogo aims to make commuting to work even more convenient -- and a lot less bulky. "The Morpher" is designed to fol...

Why Those Rumors About Ditching Your Bike Helmet Just Aren't True

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 10.01.2014 | Healthy Living

Your mom and dad were onto something when they strapped on a helmet, took off your training wheels and sent you teetering along on your new ride. Desp...

Wacky Bike Helmets You Won't Believe Exist

The Active Times | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

Bike helmets can be quite boring. Similar in size and shape, usually color becomes the only unique factor. And even the color combinations tend to be bland and uninventive. But in a world that creates more and more ridiculous travel pillows, where there's a will, there's a weird way.

The Fate of the Helmet: When a Brain Injury Lasts a Lifetime

Steve Mariotti | Posted 10.01.2013 | New York
Steve Mariotti

Citibike represents, in theory, a wonderful effort and one that will bring efficient means of exercise and transport to many New Yorkers. What's a shame, though, is that the bicycles come without helmets.

Why No Helmet Requirement For Citi Bikes?

AP | BETHAN McKERNAN | Posted 08.31.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — In a city where the mayor is often portrayed as a protective nanny, restricting cigarettes, fatty foods and sugary drinks, there is a...

Aaron Sankin

Meet The Future Of Cycling | Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.27.2013 | San Francisco

San Francisco's Department of Public Health had a problem: the only thing growing faster than the number of bikers pedaling though the city's streets ...

The Good Reason I Don't Want To Recycle Anymore

Judith Natelli McLaughlin | Posted 06.16.2013 | Fifty
Judith Natelli McLaughlin

I grew up in the 1970s. I didn't wear a bike helmet. I didn't even own a bike helmet. I am not certain if manufacturers made them for my type of social, local biking. I biked all over town, helmet-free, hair blowing in the wind, thinking nothing of it.

HUH!? Swedish Designers Invent 'Invisible' Bike Helmet

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 08.16.2012 | Small Business

Finally a bike helmet that won't ruin your hair. After 7 years of what appears to be intense technical research involving a lot of simulated car c...

Bikeshare Riders Shun Helmets

| Posted 08.18.2012 | Healthy Living

By Karen Hopkin (Click here for the original article and podcast) Bike sharing is a growing phenomenon, and lots of cities are launching programs ...

City Considering Making Bike Helmets Mandatory (POLL)

Posted 05.31.2012 | New York

City Council members are considering a new bill requiring all New York City bikers to wear helmets. The proposal was introduced by Councilman David...