Wear a bike helmet and you have to carry it around, don’t wear one and you may not be carrying anything ever again. It’s a tough dilemma, or at least it was. Now, French designers 360 Agency have created the Overade, an attractive folding helmet that offers your bonce as much bounce protection as a conventional helmet.
Looking like something Tony Stark cobbled together for his Iron Man armour, the Overade's ideal for cycle commuters – chaining your helmet to your bike is one way of avoiding having to carry the thing about, but when it comes to shared bike services this isn’t an option. The Overade won’t fit in your pocket or anything, but it squeezes down to a bag friendly handful – ideal for urban riders.
The transforming helmet will go into production this year – and we expect it'll probably cost as much as a reasonably priced bike.
Bicycle tech: Tron-style bike lights look cool, increase road safety
Contour PLUS: A rider's perspective
Real-life Tron Lightcycle bikes for sale
Auto tech: Micro Commuters
Next Big Thing: folding electric assist bike
Samsung shows off bizarre Galaxy Tab 10.1 bike accessory
Source: Copyright © Stuff.tv
More in Stuff (1 of 10 articles)
More in Stuff (2 of 10 articles)
More in Stuff (3 of 10 articles)
More in Stuff (4 of 10 articles)
More in Stuff (5 of 10 articles)
More in Stuff (6 of 10 articles)
More in Stuff (7 of 10 articles)
More in Stuff (8 of 10 articles)
More in Stuff (9 of 10 articles)
More in Stuff (10 of 10 articles)
Samsung's AR keyboard brings the touch to typing
Hands-on preview: LG G2
Showdown: Samsung Gear 2 vs Pebble Steel
In Pictures: 10 of the best retro game covers
Get advice on the best gear, take part in discussions with comments on blogs, news and reviews; post your
own reviews and tailor make your information specifically to your interests.
Processing registration... Please wait.
This process can take up to a minute to complete.
A confirmation email has been sent to your email address - SUPPLIED EMAIL HERE. Please click on the link in the email to verify your email address. You need to verify your email before you can start posting.
If you do not receive your confirmation email within the next few minutes, it may be because the email has been captured by a junk mail filter. Please ensure you add the domain @pcauthority.com.au to your white-listed senders.
Click here to close this message