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The invisible helmet
Last Post 11/15/2013 01:50 PM by SideBy Side. 3 Replies.
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RNDDUDE

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11/12/2013 10:47 AM
Pretty interesting stuff... http://www.autoblog.com/2013/11/11/invisible-bike-helmet-video/#continued
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistant one. -Albert Einstein
RNDDUDE

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11/15/2013 11:02 AM
Wow, 100+ views and no comments, I am surprised.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistant one. -Albert Einstein
Yo Mike

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11/15/2013 12:38 PM
I looked at the vid. Nice Idea, but not so practical IMO. This device is a 'ring' of sorts worn around the neck. Hot? Bulky? How inflated? Accidental inflations? Shelf life? I don't recall if they actually showed what it would look like with just a jersey. The women riding were wearing large coats and scarves, IIRC, unfettered hair blowing photogenically in the breeze to make their point, I suppose.

Would this air bag helmet survive a puncture sliding across 10 yards of pavement? It is also surely a one use item...tho valuable as that one use would be.

Again, nice effort, but not for me.

SideBySide

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11/15/2013 01:50 PM
The only time you would find that it is not working, for whatever reason, is when you need it most.

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