Brief Survey for University Project

Discussion in 'Research and Questionnaires' started by Hans, 18 Apr 2010.

  1. Hans

    Hans New Member

    Hi,

    I'm currently doing a project on a redesign of cycling helmets at my university. My supervisor, who cycles everywhere, says he will only ever wear a helmet when he commutes to and from college. His reason: the helmet is far too bulky and awkward to carry around, especially when he's down the pub!

    On the subject of helmet usage, I would love to hear what everyone here has to say, and would really appreciate it if you could take a few spare moments to complete a very brief survey that I have prepared for my project.

    Here is the link: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/7Y7VJ3N

    Thanks a lot,

    Hans
     
  2. ACS

    ACS Guru

    done
     
  3. hackbike 666

    hackbike 666 Guest

  4. Spinney

    Spinney Bimbleur extraordinaire

    Location:
    Under the Edge
    done

    The question about which things were important is slightly odd - I interpreted 'size' as meaning if it is the right size for my head (and this is therefore linked with comfort and with protection - it won't protect you if it is the wrong size).

    If (as I suspect, having read the OP again) it means 'size when carrying it around', then that needs to be made clearer in the survey. Just a thought.

    I don't see how you could make them much less bulky - just look at the size of motorcycle helmets!
     
  5. magnatom

    magnatom Guest

  6. bauldbairn

    bauldbairn New Member

    Location:
    Falkirk
  7. hackbike 666

    hackbike 666 Guest

    I wondered what happened to this as there was no moved thingy in commuting.
     
  8. Theseus

    Theseus .

    Location:
    Edinburgh
  9. OP
    OP
    Hans

    Hans New Member

    Thanks everyone, really sorry for putting this topic in the wrong place. I obviously didn't look through the forum hard enough...

    Size refers to physical size, so yes perhaps I should have made it clearer. There are already some folding helmets on the market. One of my designs takes this concept and develops it further.
     
  10. palinurus

    palinurus Guru

    Location:
    Watford
    Done over at YACF
     
  11. e-rider

    e-rider crappy member

    Location:
    South West
    A very short and basic survey for a university project - ask us some real questions about cycle helmets!

    Professor Gumski
     
  12. Russdee

    Russdee New Member

  13. RyanW

    RyanW The abominable Bikeman

    Location:
    Ashford, Kent
  14. Also done :-)
     
  15. HJ

    HJ Cycling in Scotland

    Location:
    Auld Reekie
    Strange how none of these helmet surveys have nothing to do with safety, bit like cycle helmets really... :rolleyes:
     
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