• Unframed The Facts
    Unframed – Just the FAQs

    November 28, 2014

    Unframed – Just the FAQs

    Unframed is our way of getting fresh art from passionate artists onto Nutcase helmets. In the first year of Unframed, we worked with three great artists and produced three unique designs. This is our second Unframed season, and we are casting a very wide, global net to get a great variety of talented designers and…

    Posted in Miscellaneous, Unframed
  • News_&_Events_Nutcase_Helmets-Belgian_Distributor_Visit
    Nutcase’s Belgian Distributor
    Loves Portland

    November 24, 2014

    Nutcase’s Belgian Distributor
    Loves Portland

    As a brand and as a company, we are blessed to have a fleet of international distributors who are not only good at what they do (supplying their country or region with Nutcase Helmets), but they are genuinely good people.  Paul Baetens, one of our two distributors in Belgium and France (the other is his…

    Posted in Miscellaneous, Nutcase At Large
  • Dena Driscoll in front of her electric assist bike.
    It’s Electric-Assist! And No, I’m Not A Lazy Cyclist

    November 17, 2014

    It’s Electric-Assist! And No, I’m Not A Lazy Cyclist

    I was 33 weeks pregnant the first time I got on an electric bike. I went to ride up an incline in a 100-pound cargo bike; I had the thought “Oh no, I will not be able to do this.” Then the electric assist kicked in, and I fell in love. E-bikes or electric bikes…

    Posted in Miscellaneous
  • Punchy Promo
    There’s A Squirrel In The Box

    October 2, 2014

    There’s A Squirrel In The Box

    Surprisingly, many new Nutcase helmet buyers don’t know about the origami surprise in every helmet box – the punch-out squirrel mascot we fondly call “Punchy.” Punchy’s design is the result of the Nutcase creative team wanting to make sure unpacking our helmets is as fun as wearing them. Before the release of our Gen3 helmet…

    Posted in Helmet Head (Showcase A Helmet), Miscellaneous, Nutcase At Large
  • Varsity Promo Promo
    ‘Unframed’ Inspires Limited Edition Messenger Bag!

    September 25, 2014

    ‘Unframed’ Inspires Limited Edition Messenger Bag!

    September 25, 2014 ‘Unframed’ Inspires a Limited Edition Messenger Bag!  Though Eurobike and Interbike are over for the year, the excitement generated by the Unframed campaign lives on, as we announced a limited-edition messenger bag inspired by the art made for the Artists’ Series of helmets and our 2015 line of Gen3 helmets. The Nutcase…

    Posted in Miscellaneous
  • Duck vs. Beavers promo
    Ducks vs. Beavs:
    Both Helmets Are Special

    September 23, 2014

    Ducks vs. Beavs:
    Both Helmets Are Special

    September 23, 2014 As anyone who hangs with the Nutcases at HQ tends to find out pretty quickly, our brand is built on a single helmet inspired by an Oregon State University Beavers versus University of Oregon Ducks football game called the Civil War. Our founder Michael Morrow is a diehard and unabashed Beavers fan,…

    Posted in Helmet Head (Showcase A Helmet), Miscellaneous
  • Fun Friday Promo 2
    Fun Friday:
    Is ‘Dorky’ the Direction
    of Helmet Innovation?

    September 19, 2014

    Fun Friday:
    Is ‘Dorky’ the Direction
    of Helmet Innovation?

    September 19, 2014 Fun Friday: Is ‘Dorky’ the Direction of Helmet Innovation? As the weekend nears, we of the Nutcase variety like to amuse ourselves by thinking about helmets past, present, and future. Loving your brain and expressing your own bit of style has never been easy. That piece of protective head covering known as…

    Posted in Friday Favorite, Helmet Head (Showcase A Helmet), Miscellaneous
  • PowerofArtPromo
    The Power of Art
    and the Power of Helmets

    September 16, 2014

    The Power of Art
    and the Power of Helmets

    September 16, 2014 The Power of Art and the Power of Helmets Our most important takeaways from the Interbike show that just ended in Las Vegas are the astonishing international power of art and the great way that Nutcase helmets can help bring that art out into the world. When we came up with the…

    Posted in Miscellaneous, Nutcase At Large
  • Preston Loves Helmets
    “I Love Helmets”
    “I Luuuuvvvvv Helmets!”

    September 12, 2014

    “I Love Helmets”
    “I Luuuuvvvvv Helmets!”

     September 12, 2014 “I love helmets!” “I luuuuvvv helmets!” This 30-second video is a fantastic testimonial for how a helmet can make you happy. Happy to have worn one, that is. Preston Majette is a 22-year-old longboarder from Tallahassee, Florida, who has been practicing his craft for a decade. Recently, at a skating event Majette…

    Posted in Helmet Head (Showcase A Helmet), Miscellaneous, Safety
  • Skate Crate promo
    Fun For Friday: Skate Crate

    September 5, 2014

    Fun For Friday: Skate Crate

    September 5, 2014 Yesterday we were waxing poetic about two-wheeled fun, both human and electric powered. Today – well, school has started around the U.S., and so we’re just looking for some Friday fun, no matter how few or many wheels it involves. And we found it, at the Skate Crate Kickstarter page. Skate Crate…

    Posted in Friday Favorite, Miscellaneous