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    Warm Winter, Cool Concept: Nutcase Helmet Pads On Sale

    December 22, 2014

    Warm Winter, Cool Concept: Nutcase Helmet Pads On Sale

    A comfortable cyclist is a happy cyclist, and the difference that helmet pads can make to a winter riding experience is truly amazing. Our Nutcase helmet pads are super soft brushed fleece, and easy to put in or take out of a helmet – the top tabs fit snugly in between the helmet shell and…

    Posted in Nutcase for the Holidays
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    How A Helmet Is The Best Gift

    December 18, 2014

    How A Helmet Is The Best Gift

    Many people buy their helmet – whether a bicycle helmet, a moto helmet, or a snow or skate helmet – at the same moment they are purchasing other outdoor gear. There’s a reflective, ‘oh yeah, a helmet’ thought, and then we are led to the wall where the helmets are displayed. That’s not how it…

    Posted in Nutcase for the Holidays, Nutcase Moto Helmets, Nutcase Snow Helmet, Nutcase Water Helmet, Safety
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    Nutcase Unframed Announces Three Winning Artists!

    December 15, 2014

    Nutcase Unframed Announces Three Winning Artists!

    The grand outpouring of responses to our Nutcase Unframed 2015 helmet design contest is both terribly wonderful as well as wonderfully terrible. To narrow from a field of 85 artists’ entries to seven was difficult, yes – yet to go from seven entries to just one winning artist was practically impossible. Actually, it was impossible,…

    Posted in Unframed
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    Sisters of the Road

    December 12, 2014

    Sisters of the Road

    Sisters of the Road café, located in Portland, Oregon’s Chinatown district, has served up ‘dinner with dignity’ for 35 years. A small, cozy space with lots of charm, the café serves one meal each day for $1.50, or allows people to work in exchange for the good food. Sisters of the Road gives free meals…

    Posted in Helmet Head (Showcase A Helmet), Nutcase At Large, Nutcase for the Holidays
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    #KeepRiding Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Now!

    December 10, 2014

    #KeepRiding Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Now!

    There’s an inevitable slowdown in riding and bike commuting when Winter’s temperature dips combine with precipitation to make for miserable conditions. Sleet, snow, fog, wind, light slanty rain, heavy downpours – they can all make biking feel like not as much fun. It doesn’t have to be like that. We can all #keepriding if we want to,…

    Posted in Commuting, Helmet Head (Showcase A Helmet), Nutcase At Large
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    Countdown – Seven Nutcase Unframed Finalists Revealed

    December 8, 2014

    Countdown – Seven Nutcase Unframed Finalists Revealed

    We’re flabbergasted by the variety as well as happily bamboozled by the artistic response to our 2015 Unframed contest. Inside the Nutcase HQ hive, our judging panel has looked and talked…and talked and looked…shuffled and re-shuffled the 85 entries we’ve stuck up on our whiteboard, and then looked and talked and talked and looked again.…

    Posted in Helmet Head (Showcase A Helmet), Unframed
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    They’re All Right Here! Unframed 2015 Art Unveiled

    December 4, 2014

    They’re All Right Here! Unframed 2015 Art Unveiled

    Here they are! Candidate submissions for our Unframed 2015 helmet art design invitation! (Dramatic drum roll, please.) We are as happy as can be to have received 85 helmet art submissions from countries all over the globe. This is a whopping fifty percent increase over the number of submissions we received for last year’s contest (55), our…

    Posted in Helmet Head (Showcase A Helmet), Unframed
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    Roller Derby World Cup 2014

    December 3, 2014

    Roller Derby World Cup 2014

    Roller derby is not just at your local roller skating rink anymore. It’s a bona fide sport that has gained international attention, and teams, and it now has its own World Cup, which begins later this week in Dallas, Texas. As an official helmet sponsor of Team Brasil beginning December 2014, Nutcase asked team member Camila Prete…

    Posted in Helmet Head (Showcase A Helmet), Safety
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    #GivingTuesday & The 500 Bikes

    December 2, 2014

    #GivingTuesday & The 500 Bikes

    One of our cherished partners, World Bicycle Relief, has a great big goal for a single day campaign. Today WBR hopes to raise enough funds to distribute 500 bikes to people who want and need them in the organization’s program areas. #GivingTuesday is becoming a widespread counter-campaign to the great sales and deals that consumers now expect…

    Posted in Nutcase At Large, Nutcase for the Holidays
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    The Bike Commuter
    December 2014
    Dealer of the Month

    December 1, 2014

    The Bike Commuter
    December 2014
    Dealer of the Month

    December 1, 2014 What do you get when you combine a large, inviting space, a comfortable environment, a nice selection of beers and a childhood dream?  You get December 2014’s Dealer of the Month:  The Bike Commuter in Portland, Oregon.  Owners Eric Deady and his wife recently moved their shop into a beautiful new space,…

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