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    Nutcase Unframed:
    The Artist Speaks #1

    July 17, 2014

    Nutcase Unframed:
    The Artist Speaks #1

    July 17, 2014 Nutcase Unframed: The Artist Speaks #1 Sooner or later, everyone looks at a piece of art and wonders: “What was the artist thinking? How did she do that? What does it mean?” Well, we’ve been working on two fronts here at Nutcase HQ: getting more fresh art onto our one-of-a-kind sports helmets;…

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    A Bike Commuter’s Checklist

    July 16, 2014

    A Bike Commuter’s Checklist

    July 9, 2014 joe commuter Bringing you tips on bike commuting from one dedicated rider in Portland. A Bike Commuter’s Checklist The ride home from work began with a nice downhill stretch. I’ll not soon forget the time my brakes didn’t work when I hit the red light at the bottom. Then there was the…

    Posted in Commuting
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    Nutcase and MusicFestNW!

    July 15, 2014

    Nutcase and MusicFestNW!

    Nutcase Helmets has teamed up with MusicFestNW (MFNW) to provide fans with the chance to win two weekend passes to the festival. MFNW is August 16-17 at Waterfront Park in Portland, Oregon and will feature 17 of the country’s hottest musicians. To enter to win, simply snap a pic of a Nutcase Helmet and Tweet…

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    Dreamin’ Up The Daisy Dream

    July 15, 2014

    Dreamin’ Up The Daisy Dream

     July 10, 2014 For Nutcase founder Michael Morrow, designing good helmet graphics is not an easily defined process – start with an idea, play with it, manipulate it, mix in new influences as they occur, throw out and add in, all in order to keep moving toward a graphic design for a helmet that is…

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    Jens Voigt Promotes World Bicycle Relief

    July 10, 2014

    Jens Voigt Promotes World Bicycle Relief

    July 10, 2014 Last year, Trek Bicycle and our favorite Nutcase non-profit World Bicycle Relief (WBR) raised $90,000 through the WRB Trek Match program to give 1,500 ‘purpose-designed’ bicycles to students and healthcare workers and entrepreneurs in Africa. And now Trek Match is back, through the month of July. Trek will match donations to WBR up to $50,000 this month,…

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    Commute in Comfort
    With a Bike That Fits

    July 9, 2014

    Commute in Comfort
    With a Bike That Fits

     July 9, 2014 joe commuter Bringing you tips on bike commuting from one dedicated rider in Portland. “The tired drudge of a clerk or book keeper, after being on his feet all day, does not relish such a prescription for his dyspepsia as a ‘long walk,’ but he can ride a wheel and enjoy it,…

    Posted in Commuting
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    Nutcase Unframed

    July 7, 2014

    Nutcase Unframed

     July 7, 2014 Nutcase Unframed is our effort to take fresh and exciting artwork right off the helmet and out into the wider world. We’ve been working with three very talented artists from around the globe to design special edition helmets: Sandra Ramirez from Colombia, Ray Moore, based in Germany, and Todd Standish from USA.…

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    Why Bicycles Are As American As Apple Pie

    July 3, 2014

    Why Bicycles Are As American As Apple Pie

    July 3, 2014 Why Bicycles Are As American As Apple Pie Looking way back, the invention of the bicycle had a melting pot of influences: German Karl von Drais came up with the draisine or hobby horse, which was a quintessential push bike; Frenchman Pierre Lallement gave us the velocipede with its iron wheels and…

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    Bikes & the law: What you don’t know can hurt you

    July 2, 2014

    Bikes & the law: What you don’t know can hurt you

    July 2, 2014 joe commuter Bringing you tips on bike commuting from one dedicated rider in Portland. Bikes & the law: What you don’t know can hurt you Some of the laws that cover bicycling might surprise you. It’s worth getting to know them, especially if you are a bike commuter crossing paths with cars…

    Posted in Commuting
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    Amerivespa 2014 in Review

    July 2, 2014

    Amerivespa 2014 in Review

    Amerivespa is an annual scooter rally that takes place in cities across the United States.  The 2014 event occurred in New Orleans, Louisiana (NOLA) and two members of the Nutcase team, Shari and Meghan, headed on down to the Big Easy to unveil the new Nutcase Helmets Moto line.  Hundreds of scooter enthusiasts scooted their…

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