The long term effects of concussions

Here’s an article that appeared in the Toronto Star that we should all read and take to heart: Long-term effects of concussion misunderstood. When I was a kid we didn’t worry too much about concussions¬† — or helmets for that matter. If you fell off you got back on. I never had a trainer tell […]

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What we can learn about helmet designs and safety

Thanks to organizations like riders4helmets.com more and more people are wearing helmets every time they ride. You only need to see a photo like this one once to understand how wearing a helmet can help save your life. As the medical community learns more about the long term effects of concussion on the brain, there […]

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When was the last time you bought a new helmet?

Helmets are perishable. They look pretty rugged but after a few years they start to deteriorate. You wear them (hopefully) every time you ride and they get hot and sweaty. You might leave one in the trunk of your car where it’s baked by the sun, or maybe you’ve dropped your helmet on the barn […]

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