Nutcase Helmet Review 2021 – Stylish Bike Helmets

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Many cyclists who do not wear helmets have what they think of as a good reason not to. Some do not like how uncomfortable it is; others do not like how their hair gets squished by the helmet; others feel that helmets make them look dorky, to mention a few. But the truth is whether you are riding on a busy street or rural back roads, a helmet is crucial safety gear.

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in the United States, 51 percent of the 835 cyclists killed in the United States in 2016 were not wearing helmets. But with the massive number of helmets flooding the market each year, it’s quite challenging to find one that is comfortable, convenient, and stylish. Not to worry because we put together a detailed review of one of the renowned helmets in the market today; the Nutcase Bike Helmet. But first things first, here is a fascinating fact about helmets. Did you know that only nine countries in the world have mandatory bicycle helmet laws that apply to all ages? Well, now, you know.

History of the Nutcase Helmets

Apart from producing quality helmets, Nutcase is best known for making helmets that are vibrant and fun. The company aims to turn a helmet into a piece of art that would make the user smile each time they put it on. But just what is the story behind this helmet’s existence?

The first two Nutcase helmets were invented by Michael Morrow, the founder of Nutcase, and former Nike creative director. Having grown up in Corvallis, Oregon State, Michael was a passionate football fan and supported the Beavers team.

On the eve of a much-anticipated game between the Beavers and it’s rival team, the University of Oregon’s Ducks, Mr. Morrow cooked up two helmets, both festooned with the teams’ mascots.

He then wore them to the game, and the reactions to the helmets were amazing. This made him realize how dull the helmets in the market were. They either had licensed cartoon graphics or plain solid colors. With the responses he got, Michael believed that people would like helmets that were more visually fun than the regular helmets available in the market.

In 2005, Mr. Morrow launched the Nutcase company, with its headquarters in Portland, Oregon. In 2014, Nutcase launched an open design competition and has since been selecting three international artists every year, and working with them to design more amazing helmets.