New Hedkayse helmet stands up to bumps and knocks

Helmet has survived being thrown off a cliff

Designed for commuting, urban use and mountain biking, the new Hedkayse One is extra-durable, so that it can survive much more daily abuse than other helmets.

With most standard polystyrene cycle helmets, it’s one strike and you’re out – and that may not even be a crash: something as simple as dropping the helmet can cause it to fracture and need replacing, with even hairline cracks in the structure being risky.

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Paul Norman

Paul started writing for Cycling Weekly in 2015, covering cycling tech, new bikes and product testing. Since then, he’s reviewed hundreds of bikes and thousands of other pieces of cycling equipment for the magazine and the Cycling Weekly website.

He’s been cycling for a lot longer than that though and his travels by bike have taken him all around Europe and to California. He’s been riding gravel since before gravel bikes existed too, riding a cyclocross bike through the Chilterns and along the South Downs.