With mountain bike racers now reaching motorcycle speeds, the full-face protection of a DOT-certified, full-face helmet is needed. But, street-legal motorcycle helmets have always been too big and too heavy. Enter this new Kali Protectives Shiva, the smallest and lightest helmet of its kind ever made.
Modern helmet construction hasn't changed significantly since the adoption of styrofoam impact absorption in the 1960s. But new materials and construction methods are improving safety, in some cases absorbing 30 percent more energy than their styrofoam equivalents. And you can buy helmets made from them today.
Riding a bike? Great! Riding a bike at night? Possibly dangerous. And even though dressing yourself in bright colors while wrapping 3M and reflective gear around your body is effective, illuminating your noggin is something bike riders don't do enough of. The LumaHelm would fix that.