What Skate Helmet Size Should I Get?

how to measure head for a skateboard helmet

Rollerblading is all endless fun until it suddenly isn’t—when you take a spill. A hard tumble where you slam your head onto hard pavement can put you out of skating for good. It’s your job to keep that melon covered with a decent, well-fitting skate helmet. Also read: S1 or Triple 8 helmets? Always wear … Read more

S1 vs Triple 8 Helmets

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S1 and Triple 8 offer certified skate helmets, but the latter provides at least non-certified options. S1 fits more oval heads somewhat better and are one-shell-size design. Triple 8 suits rounder heads slightly better and are available in multiple shell sizes. No skateboard helmet provides full protection against concussions no matter what the manufacturer or … Read more

Best Skate Helmet for a Big Head

5 helmets that fit larger heads comfortably

Struggling to find the best skate helmet for a big head? Look no further. In this post, I offer you 5 certified helmets that work well for skaters with larger head sizes. None of the options compromises on safety, style, or comfort. With the best overall big-head skateboard helmet, you won’t experience pressure points or … Read more

Triple Eight Helmet Reviews

Triple Eight helmet reviews

So you’ve been reading protective gear reviews. And you’ve heard a bunch of good things about Triple Eight helmets. But are Triple Eight skateboard helmets good? I’ve put together these Triple Eight helmet reviews to help you navigate the many options this skate brand offers skaters and other outdoorsy folks. Also Read: Best Skateboard Helmets … Read more

How to Store Your Cycling Helmet

How to store your cycling helmet

Your cycling helmet is the most important piece of cycling gear you’ll ever own. Good MTB pads, chamois, and a cycling jersey are nice to have, but they aren’t as critical to your safety. Taking good care of your bike helmet helps maintain its overall structural integrity and could even prolong its lifespan. And this … Read more

Best Skate Helmet

So you’re a beginner to skateboarding, longboarding, rollerskating, rollerblading, or ice skating. Or you’ve earned some boarding experience and are now looking to get into tougher riding styles such as freeride or downhill skating. Whether you’re new to skating or have been skating for a while, covering your noggin with a worthy brain bucket is … Read more

Safest Bike Helmet

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In 2020, The Virginia Tech Helmet Lab joined hands with the Insurance for Highway Safety and tested a bunch of road and MTB helmets. When this safest bike helmet testing project was completed, the cycling community got a list of 132 helmets and their corresponding safety ratings. In this post, I sort out the test … Read more

How to Choose a Bike Helmet

How to choose a bike helmet

Biking is one of the most enjoyable pastimes ever invented. But rolling around on anything with wheels exposes you to all kinds of risks. You need to gear up using the right protective cycling equipment. You can ignore every other piece of tired cycling advice, but you can’t ignore this: always wear a decent bike … Read more

How to Clean a Cycling Helmet

How to Clean a Cycling Helmet

Riders fall off speeding bikes all the time. And nothing much happens if they’d helmeted up properly. Every cyclist deserves a certified bike helmet. But if your helmet’s dripping with sweat and stinks like neglect, you won’t want to wear it that much. As a bike rider, you should learn how to clean a cycling … Read more