No matter what your sport, it’s a good idea to inspect your pads on a regular basis to make sure they’re still capable of doing their job. Here's a quick 6-point checklist...
Bicycle, ski and snowboarding helmets age and lose effectiveness as they get older and suffer use/abuse. How do you know when it’s time to replace your helmet? Watch these two videos.
This is one of the best descriptions of what MIPS is, how it reduces impact forces, and why you might want to look for it in your next helmet.
Giro offers a broad selection of bike and ski helmets with some great built-in adjustment features. This article shows you eight different Giro fit systems to help you decide which is best for you.
Sometimes that old soldier needs to be retired. Learn how long a typical skate helmet lasts, what to look for to help arrive at a keep-or-toss decision, and how skate helmets are different than bike helmets.
We have so many Gear Guides with so much information, sometimes it's helpful if we group them together for you in one place. Here are the top 5 articles about how to take care of your gear.
Helmet manufacturing techniques and technology differ. Each type of helmet has advantages and disadvantages, depending upon what mission the helmet is required to accomplish - and at what price! Here we describe one of the most popular helmet construction methods.
Protect your investment and the performance of your gear by properly cleaning and drying your helmet, knee and elbow pads, and body armor. Here are some tips that help make it easy and routine.
One of the most confusing parts about shopping for a new helmet can be the different helmet safety standards. Why are some certifications listed on some helmets and not others, even though the helmets are supposedly designed for the same activity? What do all those acronyms mean? Find out here...
Got a big head? Check out our collection of extra large bicycle helmets...