Hovding Invisible Bike Helmet

Airbag for bikes

There are a lot of cool looking bike helmets out there but if you want something that doesn't look like a helmet but keeps your head safe in an accident consider the Hovding.

It's sort of an airbag for bikes; you wear it on your neck and if you happen to fall off your bike and your head is in danger, the airbag pops up and quickly (in a tenth of a second) covers your head against impact.

It uses combination of accelerometers and gyrometers to sense if you're just riding or in an accident. 


  • Keeps your head cool
  • Deploys in a tenth of a second
  • Easier to store than a helmet


  • Technology still new
  • Probably not for places where helmet laws are strict


If you don't like wearing helmets because it's hot consider the Hovding.

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