helmets

How to measure your child's head for a bike helmet

How to measure your child’s head for a bike helmet

Why it’s important to measure your child’s head before you buy a helmet If you’re buying a new cycle helmet for your child, it’s really important to measure their head correctly so you can buy a helmet that fits them. Buy a bike helmet that is too small for your child and it will either…

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Smiling young girl in yellow cycle helmet?

Should my child wear a bike helmet?

If you haven’t decided whether your family will wear helmets or not, here are some pointers to help you decide

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Alpina Carapax Jr.

Alpina Carapax Jr. Helmet Review

In this review, we’re looking at the Alpina Carapax Jr. helmet. This is a lightweight mountain bike inspired helmet from a German brand with a long history of manufacturing high-quality helmets and protective equipment. We’ve asked a range of different kids (and their parents) to try it out and give us their impressions, so you…

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Giant Compel ARX helmet review

Giant ARX Compel kids helmet review

We put Giant’s helmet, designed to “complement or clash” their ARX kids bikes, to the test

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Kitemark

Safety standards to look out for when buying a kids bike helmet

If you’re buying a cycle helmet for your child, you want to make sure it’s going to do a good job of protecting them in the event of an accident. Thankfully there’s standards to which manufactures build and test their kids bike helmets, and it’s fairly easy to check that the helmet you’re buying meets…

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Kids cycle helmet MIPS

Does my child need MIPS in their cycle helmet?

If you’re looking to buy your child a cycle helmet you may have seen some (usually more expensive) kids bike helmets fitted with something called MIPS. In this article we’ll take a closer look at what MIPS actually is, whether you need it in your child’s cycling helmet. What is MIPS and does my child…

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Kiddimoto Ikon full face kids cycle helmet review

Find out how this 7 year old Cycle Sprog gets on testing the Ikon full face helmet

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New French law: All children under 12 must wear a cycle helmet

Cycle helmets for under 12’s to be compulsory in France from this March

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Proviz Eris helmet being worn

Review: Proviz Eris high visibility kids cycle helmet

A helmet that helps keep your kid noticed!

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Review of Limar Kids Cycle Helmet (50-56cm)

When the Limar kids cycle helmet arrived through the post for review in time for our Easter cycling trip there was a lot of excitement in our house.  The bike helmet, which is size medium (50-56cm) was for Lucy, my 4 year old daughter – although her 7 year old sister, Emily, was looking rather…

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