• Moto3-1
    AIME’ing High: What’s New With Nutcase Moto Helmets

    October 16, 2014

    AIME’ing High: What’s New With Nutcase Moto Helmets

    Today is the first day of the second year of the American International Motorcycle Expo (AIME) held in Orlando, Florida. Last year at the very first AIME show in 2013, Nutcase announced we were getting into the motorcycle helmet space with our Moto line of open face, DOT/ECE-certified helmets in eight popular graphic iterations. We delivered the first…

    Posted in Nutcase At Large, Nutcase Moto Helmets, Safety
  • Enjoy the Ride
    Relax And Enjoy Your Ride

    October 8, 2014

    Relax And Enjoy Your Ride

    There are certain things we as human beings want to happen really fast: roller coaster rides, dentists’ visits, and the pain of childbirth, to name just a few. We’re currently a culture that seems to value speed highly. That tends to extend to the morning commute, too. Collectively we’d rather sleep later and arrive faster…

    Posted in Commuting, Helmet Head (Showcase A Helmet), Nutcase At Large, Safety, Uncategorized
  • 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
  • Fidlock Buckle
    Fidlock No-Pinch Buckle: It’s Easy on Your Chiny Chin Chin

    August 12, 2014

    Fidlock No-Pinch Buckle: It’s Easy on Your Chiny Chin Chin

    Quite a few features make a Nutcase helmet special – the little things that you might not know about when you buy a helmet but that become apparent to you over time. One of the best of these is our Fidlock no-pinch, magnetic buckle. While at first glance that no-pinch buckle might seem like an…

    Posted in Miscellaneous, Safety
  • Helmet Fitting
    Helmet Fitting Help

    June 24, 2014

    Helmet Fitting Help

    June 24, 2014 Helmet Fitting Help The first and foremost way to get a Nutcase helmet to help better protect your brain is by wearing it. While this seems ludicrously obvious, there’s a force in the Universe that is even more insidious and evil than the Star Wars ‘dark side’ – and it’s called inertia.…

    Posted in Safety
  • Safety in numbers
    Safety In Numbers

    June 4, 2014

    Safety In Numbers

    June 4, 2014 joe commuter Bringing you tips on bike commuting from one dedicated rider in Portland. Featured photo credit: Ricardo Hurtubia via flickr Safety in numbers Good news for bike commuters: accident rates are decreasing – rapidly in some cases – as the number of cyclists on the road increases. In Minneapolis, for example, cycling…

    Posted in Safety
  • Bike Safety
    5 Ways to Better Bike Safety

    June 3, 2014

    5 Ways to Better Bike Safety

    June 3, 2014 5 Ways to Better Bike Safety Photo credit: Paul Krueger via flickr. 1) Know the protected lanes (if any) in your town. A great, brand-new study of US bike lanes is reinforcing the idea that protected bike lanes (where there’s some physical buffer instead of just a painted line) between cyclists and…

    Posted in Safety
  • Friday 2
    Helmets Past and Future

    April 25, 2014

    Helmets Past and Future

    April 25, 2014 Friday Helmet Fun As we’ve reported, the first bicycle helmets were either padded leather (racing) or hard-shelled pith (touring). Thomas Stevens, the first bicyclist to complete a round-the-world journey, on a high-wheeled bike from 1884 to 1886, depended on a hard helmet to shade him from grueling sun – small holes in…

    Posted in Safety
  • bunny50
    Spring has sprung!

    April 16, 2014

    Spring has sprung!

    April 16, 2014 Bicycle Helmets: One for you, one for your honey-bunny Nice bunny ears, but the helmets need better fitting. Photo: thanks to Andy Smitty Schmidt! When April showers bring May flowers, cyclists also start to sprout up on city streets and park paths. After all, there’s nothing better than a bike ride when…

    Posted in Safety
  • Crumple Zone
    The Crumple Zone

    April 8, 2014

    The Crumple Zone

    April 8, 2014 Helmet Innovation #1 – Loving the Crumple Zone A modern sports helmet is a relatively simple thing consisting of a tough shell, an inner liner of EPS (expanded polystyrene) and straps.  It is the little things, however, that can make that simple three-piece combo perform better and look better. In a Nutcase…

    Posted in Safety