Paper Helmet ??

Discussion in 'Helmet Discussions' started by Scoosh, 17 Nov 2016.

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  1. Scoosh

    Scoosh Velocouchiste Moderator

  2. Drago

    Drago Guru

    Ideal rainy day accessory.
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  3. Rooster1

    Rooster1 I was right about that saddle

    Saw this, I wonder how hard / protective this is.
  4. numbnuts

    numbnuts Legendary Member

    North Baddesley
    Better than tin foil........
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  5. MontyVeda

    MontyVeda a short-tempered ill-controlled small-minded troll

    probably about as much as a polystyrene hat that's full of holes.
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  6. MiK1138

    MiK1138 Über Member

    James Dyson is supporting it, so it must suck....I'll get my coat
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  7. Tanis8472

    Tanis8472 Über Member

    Reminds me of old Christmas decorations we had in the 70's and 80's ;)
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  8. ianrauk

    ianrauk Tattooed Beat Messiah

    Atop a Ti
    That is just complete and utter crap.
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  9. MarkF

    MarkF Legendary Member

    If it was the best helmet ever, I wouldn't wear one for a thousand pounds, not even at night.


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  10. mjr

    mjr Comfy armchair to one person & a plank to the next

    I think you mean complete and utter pap...ier maché.
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  11. glasgowcyclist

    glasgowcyclist Charming but somewhat feckless

    Did it pass any of the relevant helmet standards?
  12. TissoT

    TissoT Über Member

    Next he will be designing an ejector seat for helicopters .
  13. Pete Owens

    Pete Owens Well-Known Member

    I presume the application for the award was filed in April.
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  14. That is a very sad looking teddy.
  15. Joffey

    Joffey Über Member

    Pro-helmet or Anti-helmet arguments aside, I do wonder if that has passed any safety tests before getting the award. It's not mentioned in the article. I can't see how that design would crumple to absorb any shock. Maybe James Dyson knows better than me though.

    I can see why it might be considered a good design though if you want to wear a helmet and it meets the standards of current helmets.
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