Tag Archives: helmets

Spring riding

I thought I was going to escape the jerks this spring, as the vast majority of drivers are wonderfully polite, but unfortunately they are around, as I found out this last week. I had an encounter with a large 4WD … Continue reading

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Helmets

With the Velo City Global conference having been held in Adelaide recently, the mandatory helmet law (MHL) debate has been reignited here, promoted no doubt by Mikael Colville-Anderson’s declaration that he would not ride here with a helmet when he … Continue reading

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Helmets and mandatory helmet laws

Now we are right into summer, I have stopped wearing my helmet on ┬áreally hot days. It makes riding very uncomfortable when I can’t take advantage of the cooling breeze around my head. I am not the only one. Even … Continue reading

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On helmet hair

Helmet hair is one of the turn offs for women when contemplating bike riding, especially when it comes to commuting to work or going out somewhere special. I don’t find it especially worrisome, so thought I would show how the … Continue reading

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Helmet capers: product review of Lazer helmet

I have a new Lazer helmet, all lovely, covered with red tartan fabric and colour matched to my Speedwell bike by a happy coincidence! This is me wearing it while riding along Raspberry Gully track. When it was first given … Continue reading

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Helmetless riders

I don’t think it is any surprise for anyone in the biking blogging world to learn that Australia has mandatory helmet laws for cyclists, that Australia is somewhat mocked for those laws and that the lack of success of bike … Continue reading

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