Between 2007 and 2012, 68 per cent of riders fatally injured in a bike accidents without car involvement were not wearing a helmet in BC. Helmets are not only an essential piece of equipment for bike commuters but are also mandatory by law in Vancouver. After the ride is over they can become a hassle to carry around.

Folding a helmet, like folding a bike or collapsing an umbrella, makes it easier to carry. With different types of foldable helmets on the market in Europe, expect to see similar models come to Canada and help lighten your load