October 20, 2020

When is the last time you hopped on your bicycle? Here are the best bike helmets for kids and adults

The pandemic has reunited many adults with their bicycles.

According to a recent survey, nearly 10% of American adults rode a bike for the first time in over a year, and 36% took their kids for their first bike ride.

But whether you’re biking, scootering, or skating around town, safety should always come first, and that means protecting your head.

Consumer Reports tests reveal that some bike helmets do a better job than others.

Consumer Reports’ experts rigorously evaluate helmets in the lab, testing how well they absorb an impact at about 14 miles per hour to simulate how a biker might fall in an accident.

The test is repeated four times to assess the impact on the front, side, rear, and crown of the helmet.

The best bike helmet for adults is the Giro Register MIPS for around $60.

The Giro helmet comes with MIPS technology, which stands for

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