her-motorcycle.com

Call Out to Smart Designers

by anne
(denver)

Who designs these helmets? Most likely men who don't think twice about their hair. I've often wondered, why haven't those hip, smart, female cyclist/biker designers created a bike helmet that is designed not to squash your hair?! I know about the 600 dollar collar that blows up like an air bag when you crash. That is awesome and the two women who invented it are brilliant, but the price doesn't fit most of our budgets.

http://www.hovding.com/about/

I'm waiting for the 110-150 dollar bike helmet that protects my brain and my hair. Hello hipster girl industrial designers...do you hear me?

Comments for Call Out to Smart Designers

Click here to add your own comments

Sep 05, 2014
Judy
by: Lois

I'm with you safety first and my hair who cares.
It's about riding not what you look like while riding that counts.

Sep 05, 2014
If you're so worried about your hairstyle.....
by: Judy

..being momentarily affected, perhaps you really don't need to be riding.
Proper safety gear is designed to save you from serious injury or death, if possible. In the overall scheme of things, your hairstyle shouldn't be of any significant concern. Riding is not a fashion show. When you get to your destination you can do any number of things to brush and style your hair back into how you want it to look.
3-1/2 weeks ago I was saved from serious injury when a drunk driver stopped in front of me with no warning. I hit them, flying off my RZ350, spearing the car with the front/top of my head (helmet). I'm having issues with my shoulder, a possible rotator cuff tear, but I didn't have so much as even a headache afterward. I was wearing a very high quality full face helmet.
To properly protect you, your helmet must fit very tight, so that if you shake your head forcefully, it should not slip one iota. The last thing you should be concerned about is that you'll TEMPORARILY have your hair smashed down against your head. So what! Get your priorities straight.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Helmet Hair Cures.




Her Motorcycle

Our Newsletter
Email

Name

Then

Don't worry -- your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you Her-Motorcycle.com Ezine.

Home
Most Popular Discussions
All Forums Her-Motorcycle Forum Ask A Motorcycle Question Women's Motorcycle Clubs

Guest Content
Submit

Your Bikes
The Bikes Women Love To Ride

Just Ride!
Learn to Ride Best Motorcycle For A Woman Sport/Touring Bikes New Bikes Used Bikes Bike Values Insurance

Road Trips
USA Road Trips Europe Road Trips Motorcycle Friendly Accomodation

Gear & Gadgets
Helmet Hair Motorcycle Riding Gear Online Partners Parts & Gear Search Motorcycle Accessories

Archives & Resources
Guest Articles History Maintenance Winterizing A Motorcycle
[?] Subscribe To This Site

XML RSS
follow us in feedly
Add to My Yahoo!
Add to My MSN
Subscribe with Bloglines

| Home | What's New | Site Search | About | Contact | Disclaimer | Privacy Policy |

Return to Top
Copyright© 2007-2013 Her-Motorcycle.com. All Rights Reserved.