Best commuter bike helmets: urban helmets for safer city cycling

The best commuter bike helmets will provide protection and comfort for your ride into work this Bike Month and beyond

A bike commuter in Portland, Oregon
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May is National Bike Month in the US - a nation-wide initiative to get more people out there and cycling. Whether you're a season cyclist or getting on the saddle for the first time, we've got a raft of tip, tricks and advice to help you on your way. Check out our main Bike Month hub page for all the details.

The best commuter bike helmets will protect you on your commute or urban cycle ride.

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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.