• September 1, 2014 Ben and Andrea at Kickstand Bicycles ditched their corporate shackles four years ago and went back to what they do best: running a proper grease-under-the-fingernails bike shop! Kickstand Bicycles opened in 2011 in the Midtown East Manhattan neighborhood of New York City. We chose Nutcase for our shop because the wide variety… View Post
  •  August 28, 2014 It wasn’t long into Nutcase’s history that we introduced Little Nutty, our helmet suitable for the younger set. By 2007, we had already had a lot of feedback from parental Nutcases wanting a helmet small enough for their kids for biking and skateboarding and other sports, and we were eager to comply.… View Post
  • August 26, 2014 Eurobike is one of our favorite shows – we’ve been distributing our helmets in Europe since 2007 – and this year will be our biggest show ever. It’s amazing (even to us) that at this Eurobike we’ll be introducing 16 new Gen3 Street helmet designs, the most new helmets we’ve ever released… View Post
  • Here They Are: UNFRAMED!

    August 22, 2014 Our goal with the Unframed artists series’ helmets was to allow an international array of fresh art to make a statement on helmets, and of course, on heads! Next week is the Eurobike show in Friedrichshafen, Germany, and so the debut is upon us. To celebrate, we’ve gathered together the first three… View Post
  • Roller Blade Parade!

    August 21, 2014 Roller Blade Parade! We can’t resist a good rolling party, and it seems as if seven cities in Belgium can’t either. For the last two years, the streets of Brussels, Nivelles, Leuven, Namen, Hasselt, Charleroi, and Tienen are transformed for a few days each during the four summer months to experience a… View Post
  • August 19, 2014 We love stripes here at Nutcase HQ. Not just any stripes. Special stripes, in colors and patterns that pop and demonstrate the slightly nutty sense of style we try to bring to helmet design. So it was with pride that we received the news that the Hong Kong Consumer Council (HKCC) had… View Post
  • August 7, 2014 A Watermelon (Helmet) To Save The World Every Wednesday night on the streets of the city of Torreón in the area of La Comarca Lagunera, a group of cyclists gathers around 8:30 p.m., often led by a smiling man in a Nutcase Watermelon helmet. This region in Mexico, at the intersection of… View Post
  • August 6, 2014 joe commuter Bringing you tips on bike commuting from one dedicated rider in Portland. photo credit: Beverley Goodwin on Flickr Bike books for beginning commuters If you’re just getting into cycling, or haven’t been on a bike since you were a kid, here’s a list of essential reading, including some books entertaining enough… View Post