Electronics are becoming pervasive in cycling, from drivetrain components to mountain bike suspension and even plug-in apparel. So it was only a matter of time before someone wired up a helmet.
At a wind tunnel in Scottsdale, Arizona, helmet and apparel manufacturer Giro released what it describes as the next iteration of the aero road helmet.
Manufacturers are hard at work making your helmet safer and smarter. Here's what to expect from the next generation.
The safest, lightest, and smartest on- and off-road protection.
A lot of helmet for the price, with a tricked-out fit system, removable visor, and decent ventilation.
Lightweight but just as comfy and safe as heftier helmets.
Slip combined with comfort, ventilation and lightness.
The closest you'll ever get to that wind-through-the-hair feeling wearing a helmet.
Outside reviews the best gear from Interbike 2012, the largest bicycle trade show in North America, including the Torch T1 Helmet.
A foldable helmet that can stuff easily into a bag and is as safe as any conventional helmet.
Outside reviews the best triathlon gear of 2012, including the Rudy Project Wingspan helmet.
Outside reviews the best gear in the 2012 Summer Buyer's Guide, including the Cannondale Ryker bike helmet.
Outside reviews the best gear in the 2012 Summer Buyer's Guide, including the Lazer Armor.
The Cannondale Teramo won us over with a stack of features.
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