Is this the best cycling invention ever The invisible bike helmet is

first_imgARE YOU A cyclist who is also concerned about how you look while cycling around town.If so, then two Swedish industrial design students have solved your problem and have created an “invisible helmet” for cyclists.SafetyBike helmets are a very important safety feature, especially for those who cycle around a busy city where both drivers and pedestrians can be a problem. But there is no denying that it can be difficult to find a stylish bike helmet and then there is the issue of the helmet hair.The idea for the invisible helmet came to life in 2005 as part of a Masters’ thesis, when Anna Haupt and Terese Alstin were studying industrial design at the University of Lund.The Hövding (invisible helmet) is actually an air bag, which uses a helium gas cylinder to inflate when its sensors detect a sudden jolt.The helmets are also CE labelled, which means they comply with EU safety standards and have undergone a variety of safety tests.Here is how it works:(Vimeo/Focus Forward Films)Will you be buying one when they go on sale?Read: Real life hero confronts bike thief and wins>Read: 123 hours, 2200 kilometres (and 4 hours’ sleep): a gruelling tale from the Race Around Ireland>last_img read more

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They did it Three school teachers tweet photos from all 32 counties

first_imgYESTERDAY, THE RACE was on. Teachers Patrick Kinsella, Dave Foley, and Patrick Mullen from St Peter’s in Bray, Co Wicklow set out on a mission to visit all Ireland’s 32 counties in just 24 hours.Not only that, but they set themselves a challenge to tweet a photo of themselves in each one. Well, this morning they were welcomed back to the school having successfully completed the challenge.The epic road-trip was all done with an aim to raise funds for some well needed school equipment.They began in Wicklow, of course, colouring the map as they went Whoops! We couldn’t find this Tweet Whoops! We couldn’t find this Tweet Whoops! We couldn’t find this Tweet Source: St. Peter’s Primary/Twitter Where they ate burgers Whoops! We couldn’t find this Tweet Up to West Meath Source: St. Peter’s Primary/Twitter Singing along to Dolly Parton ‘ s 9-5. Turns out we only know the last words of each line….! “crazy if you let it” #32in24— St. Peter’s Primary (@StPetersBray) June 22, 2014 The end was in sight in Cavan The lads got a massive welcome back to the school this morning Whoops! We couldn’t find this Tweet Night fell on Donegal Whoops! We couldn’t find this Tweet And we’re off!!! Next time we’re back in Wicklow, we’ll have gone through every county in the country! #32in24 pic.twitter.com/MHGdwmEAbn— St. Peter’s Primary (@StPetersBray) June 22, 2014 But they finally made it! Whoops! We couldn’t find this Tweet https://vine.co/v/MtWzE60x5dDThe kids even recorded a special message for them. AWWWW Whoops! We couldn’t find this Tweet A stop was made for emergency 99s, obviously Whoops! We couldn’t find this Tweet Source: stpetersbrayblog/SoundCloudWell done guys! If you still want to donate you can do so via the school itself.Three school teachers are trying to tweet photos from all 32 counties in 24 hours>12 Irish childhood summer holiday rituals> Whoops! We couldn’t find this Tweet Their journey took them across to Cork Across to Galway Whoops! We couldn’t find this Tweetlast_img read more

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