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Notably in city life cyclists are ashamed to be seen with helmets. We don’t want to attract attention, but we have to.
Modules made of viscoelastic foam centre the helmet on the head and adapt automatically. Air ducts underneath the helmet surface make a discreet outer shape possible. In Winter the viscoelastic modules can be replaced by extended modules which block the airstream.
Additionally the helmet features a double coating. A retroreflective coating as base layer is covered with a photochromic lacquer. Since the UV-radiation disappears at night, the photochromic layer becomes transparent and a reflective pattern shows through.

University

Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Weimar, Germany

Prof. Gerrit Babtist

Design

Ronny Staps

Ronny Staps
Münchenbernsdorf, Germany

Ronny Staps