Cycling helmets- which is best?

A great article in October’s Cycling Weekly on concussion and some tips on helmet choice: https://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/latest-news/concussion-life-saving-facts-440763.

Hitting your head is a common occurrence when you fall off a bike and wearing a helmet is vital to protect from serious injury but does it really provide enough protection against concussion?

Standard helmets protect from impact but not from rotational/sheering forces on the brain that cause concussion. Look for a helmet with MIPS technology- a rotation motion protection, specifically designed to diffuse those rotational forces. We know rotational forces that cause concussion do not have to come from direct impact to the head. Damage to a helmet after an accident is not a reliable source of information as to whether there was any brain injury.

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