Everything tagged with helmets

Blog post: Advertising Standards Authority withdraws ban on tv ads promoting cycling

  Can you spot the "harmful and irresponsible" element in this picture? In a rapid response to overwhelming public and political pressure the Adverstising Standards Authority have withdrawn their ban on television ads promoting cycilng and ...

Blog post: LCC condemns heavy-handed policing and poor safety advice being given out to cyclists

The London Cycling Campaign is calling on the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe to provide better guidance for police officers who've been encouraged to hand out poor safety advice to cyclists in central London. We'...

Discussion: Compulsory helmet wearing

According to Wikipedia this summer's Ride London follows more or less the usual route - but the rules say you must wear a helmet (and incidentally, a ban on 'unusual' handlebars). A departure from TfL's policy of only recommending, and the thin ed...

Discussion: Compulsory helmet wearing on Ride London?

The 2013 Skyride, now rebranded in some complicated way as Ride London, includes a public open event similar to previous years. According to Wikipedia, though, this time the event rules include compulsory helmet wearing. I've checked the terms...

Blog post: GIRO Savant, £59.99, www.madison.co.uk

The mid-priced Savant inherits pedigree DNA in both looks and technical construction from Giro’s £100+ siblings. The helmet is sleek, slim and stylish, a long way from the blob helmets of yore. The ‘in mould’ construction...

Blog post: BBB Griffon, £49.95, www.windwave.co.uk

Watch the Tour de France very closely and you’ll have seen Confidis, Quick-Step and Vacansoleil riders wearing BBB helmets. They offer several models and this is its midpriced all-rounder. It has an in-moulded shell construction with 16 la...