Gallery: Compact Bike Helmet by Agence 360 Folds Up to Fit in Your Bag

 
So many cyclists still don't wear helmets, the common excuse being they are such a pain to carry around. But perhaps this neat fold-up helmet will encourage more cyclists to protect their heads as it simply folds into a compact form to fit in your bag as soon as you're done.

While cycling is undoubtedly fun and a great way to keep fit, we all know dangerous it can be if you don’t take safety precautions — yet so many cyclists still don’t wear their helmets! A common excuse is that they are such a pain to carry around, but perhaps this neat fold-up device will encourage more cyclists to protect their heads. It simply folds into a compact form that you can fit in your bag as soon as you’re done. Called “Overade,” this fantastic helmet is a unisex design created by designer Patrick Jouffret from Agence 360 and engineer Philippe Arrouart — two men who may very well have figured out a way to appeal to risk-taking cyclists.

While it does not fold down completely, it is still an attractive alternative to having a helmet dangle from your bag-strap or take up valuable back-pack space. It may also be a popular option among bike-share users looking for something transportable. The design pair collaborated to create a design which offers as much protection as a standard bike helmet, while looking modern and sleek. We’re totally impressed with this safety-focused design, and can’t wait until it becomes available this year.

+ Agence360

Images courtesy of Agence 360

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2 Comments

  1. J.Patrick November 21, 2013 at 2:04 pm

    It is true, I really should use a helmet! Now I\\\’m about to take care of that! Sometimes there really is such a thing as progress!

  2. adventurer1952 May 5, 2012 at 2:04 pm

    Why not design a helmet that you inflate and deflate.

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