• Sean Breasley Unframed Helmet Design
    Unframed Artist Speaks #1: Sean Breasley

    November 22, 2016

    Unframed Artist Speaks #1: Sean Breasley

    For the fourth annual Unframed competition, we’ve whittled down the competition to five amazingly talented artists.  We want to take a little time to get to know the semi-finalists a bit before we made the decision of who will make the next cut. The first semi-finalist we interviewed is Sean Breasley. Sean’s playful alien-inspired design spoke…

    Posted in Unframed
  • Black Friday Sale
    Our Biggest Sale of the Year

    November 22, 2016

    Our Biggest Sale of the Year

    From November 22nd to November 28th you will find significant bargains on our store.  Head to there now to find select styles up to 50% off.  Once these designs are gone, they’re gone for good, so don’t delay. Take me to the store!  

    Posted in Nutcase for the Holidays
  • Unframed Art Helmets
    Fourth Annual Unframed Semi-Finalists Revealed!

    November 9, 2016

    Fourth Annual Unframed Semi-Finalists Revealed!

    We took all 83 submissions to the fourth annual Unframed competition, along with the 277 comments from readers like you, and locked our six judges into a room to decide who should be the next Unframed artist. Their job wasn’t easy.  Unlike previous years, in 2018 we will produce only one Unframed helmet.  The judges need to find three artists who…

    Posted in Unframed
  • racePace
    Race Pace Bicycles –
    November Dealer of the Month

    November 1, 2016

    Race Pace Bicycles –
    November Dealer of the Month

    Race Pace Bicycles 5 locations in and around Baltimore, MD Alex Obriecht opened his first bike shop in 1978 in the Woodlawn neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland. Now, 38 years later, there are five Race Pace bike shops in the Baltimore area. It is a family affair with son, Nick and son-in-law David involved in the…

    Posted in Dealer of the Month
  • Bridget Allen Art
    Inspiring Art on Helmets

    October 17, 2016

    Inspiring Art on Helmets

    With 83 different Unframed submissions from 18 countries, it takes a lot for a particular artist and helmet design to catch our eyes at this stage in the process, but as we have been monitoring the votes online, one submission kept resurfacing.  Bridget Allen and her submission (number #7) were getting a lot of attention in…

    Posted in Uncategorized, Unframed
  • Vison Zero
    One Death is Too Many

    October 12, 2016

    One Death is Too Many

    Originally an idea out of Sweden, Vision Zero‘s overarching motto is that one traffic-related death is too many.  The movement is now international and it is empowering people around the world to come together and make it clear that traffic deaths and injuries are preventable; therefore, none are acceptable. In Portland, Oregon, where Nutcase is headquartered, we…

    Posted in Safety
  • Where is Graffiti Now
    Have You Seen This Helmet?

    October 11, 2016

    Have You Seen This Helmet?

    To celebrate Nutcase Helmets in our tenth year of nuttiness, we are turning to you, dear readers.  Over the years, we have brought many wild and wonderful helmets in to existence, but it is you who brought them out into the world on your many adventures.  We want to see what some of our most beloved…

    Posted in Nutcase Street Helmets
  • Fourth Annual Unframed
    Fourth Annual Unframed Art Submissions

    October 7, 2016

    Fourth Annual Unframed Art Submissions

    Our fourth annual Unframed campaign is off to a strong start!  We had 83 submissions this year from 18 different countries. The countries from which we received entries are:  Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, England, Finland, Guatemala, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, and the United States. It’s time…

    Posted in Uncategorized, Unframed
  • nutcase 2
    East Sac Bike Shop –
    October Dealer of the Month

    September 30, 2016

    East Sac Bike Shop –
    October Dealer of the Month

    East Sac Bike Shop opened in Sacramento, CA in 2004. Over the years it has established itself as the go-to bike shop for friendly and professional service and sales. As a family-based business, East Sac Bike Shop believes heavily in the next generation of cyclist.  As General Manager John Sandberg says, “Nutcase has helped get…

    Posted in Dealer of the Month
  • Unframed Helmet Art Submissions
    Helmet Design Concepts Due October 1st

    September 26, 2016

    Helmet Design Concepts Due October 1st

    Our fourth annual Unframed call for art is off to a strong start.  Two dozen entries have come through from all around the world.  So far this year we’ve seen artists submitting their designs from Australia, Switzerland, Colombia, Canada, New Zealand, the United States, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Artists have until October 1st to get their…

    Posted in Unframed