It’s a dirty little secret: motorcycle helmets can sometimes do more harm than good.
Optimized for high velocity impacts, when faced with low speed crashes their stiff energy absorbing EPS lining doesn’t deform and can transfer too much energy to the wearer’s skull.
It’s a compromise that saves lives, but leads to many minor concussions that could add up to major health problems down the road, especially among off-road riders who take a lot of low speed spills.
But now a small California startup company thinks it has the solution
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