his invention is enabling helmeted cyclists to ride their bikes to work, fold the very nicely designed head gear and fit it into their briefcase.
Without squashing their lunch...
Sunday, May 11, 2014
Jeff Woolf's Clever Folding Bicycle Helmet Wins A Popular Science Invention Award...
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Another, "Why didn't I think of that!" moment.ReplyDelete
Too bad that you can't actually buy one. They are not actually in production.ReplyDelete
The helmet should be on the market fairly soon Karin...Delete
If I were a bicyclist with a folding head, I might think that this was a pretty good idea, but isn't the purpose of a helmet to keep your shoulder melon from getting folded by bigger, heavier objects?ReplyDelete
Dear Mr Obvious Ly Concerned.Delete
The prototype has passed the European safety tests and is expected to pass the US standard possibly in your coming summer so your delicate shoulder melon may well be safe...
What about the structural strength of the helmet as a whole? Does it have interlocking parts that give it overall rigidity when unfolded? If not, then I'm afraid Mr. Obvious is right.ReplyDelete
(Val, too lazy to sign in)
That is awesome! I want one. He will be a billionaire.ReplyDelete