• September 2, 2014 Amidst the shiny new bikes and accessories unveiled at Eurobike, Europe’s biggest bike show, Nutcase Helmets brought something a little different: live art by the three fantastic artists shown above: Todd Standish (left), Sandra Ramirez (center), and Ray Moore (right). In our wildest dreams we never imagined (ok, maybe we secretly hoped)… View Post
  • Here They Are: UNFRAMED!

    August 22, 2014 Our goal with the Unframed artists series’ helmets was to allow an international array of fresh art to make a statement on helmets, and of course, on heads! Next week is the Eurobike show in Friedrichshafen, Germany, and so the debut is upon us. To celebrate, we’ve gathered together the first three… View Post
  • Roller Blade Parade!

    August 21, 2014 Roller Blade Parade! We can’t resist a good rolling party, and it seems as if seven cities in Belgium can’t either. For the last two years, the streets of Brussels, Nivelles, Leuven, Namen, Hasselt, Charleroi, and Tienen are transformed for a few days each during the four summer months to experience a… View Post
  • One of Portland, Oregon’s most frequented sites for new graffiti and fresh street art is facing the bulldozer. The hollowed-out shell of a building that once housed electrical parts-supplier Taylor Electric at 3rd and Clay in the Southeast Industrial District, is considered a haven for streets artists. That’s in part because Portland has a particularly… View Post
  • We will admit up front that it’s a pretty strange thing, the not-so-ancient ‘sport’ of wife carrying. Supposedly a Finnish practice started in the late 1800’s by a band of roving thieves, ‘wife stealing’ or ‘wife carrying’ managed to survive through the ages and eventually morph from idiosyncratic cultural practice to national and then international… View Post
  • Quite a few features make a Nutcase helmet special – the little things that you might not know about when you buy a helmet but that become apparent to you over time. One of the best of these is our Fidlock no-pinch, magnetic buckle. While at first glance that no-pinch buckle might seem like an… View Post
  • August 7, 2014 A Watermelon (Helmet) To Save The World Every Wednesday night on the streets of the city of Torreón in the area of La Comarca Lagunera, a group of cyclists gathers around 8:30 p.m., often led by a smiling man in a Nutcase Watermelon helmet. This region in Mexico, at the intersection of… View Post
  • August 5, 2014 ‘Slow’ and Stylish: Public Bikes From the very first day, Public Bikes in San Francsico has embraced the ‘slow bike’ style. That is, biking for the pure pleasure of it, with the added benefit of getting from Point A to Point B without having to look for parking. San Franciscans responded well… View Post