Environmentally friendly wooden bike helmet created by Swedish scientists

Helmet uses a new material called Cellufoam which claims to offer the same protection as standard helmets

Wood you wear this helmet? Well, according to Swedish scientists you should certainly consider it, with the wooden design not only providing a similar level of protection to that offered by traditional expanded polystyrene helmets, but also being biodegradeable and made entirely from renewable materials.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.