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Interview: Jeff Woolf, the maker of Morpher foldable bike helmet

Jeff Woolf Morpher bike helmet

Bike accident can be the most dangerous thing that can happen on the road and accounts for the maximum number of fatalities around the world. A guy, who himself got face-to-face with a dangerous accident decided to make a folding helmet that would protect the head no matter what. And we got the chance to get one-on-one with that intuitive person who is known as Jeff Woolf, the maker of popular Morpher Helmet, specifically designed to secure your head while riding bicycle and comes with light-weight and foldable credentials. So get mingled in this interesting interview with Jeff Woolf who cared to design a bike helmet with amazing protection and portability aspects.
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Morpher helmet for biking can be folded to be carried in your bag

Morpher helmet by Jeff Woolf Biking has become a thriving activity for many Britishers, especially after the introduction of Boris Bikes in London and the British exploits in Tour De France. However, while such human powered transportation is good for your health, there are always those potential risks of heavy and even fatal injuries due to avoidance of wearing helmets. Quite unfortunately, statistical figures for London say that around a whopping 93 percent of people who hire bikes don’t wear helmets. Another related report conducted in US states that more than 90 per cent of biking fatalities comprised of cyclists who didn’t wear helmets. So what exactly prevents people from wearing the helmets? Well, the general answer from many cyclists was simple – conventional helmets are too bulky to carry around. Well, inventor extraordinaire Jeff Woolf has ingeniously found a way that works around this cumbersome ‘bulkiness’. He has designed the Morpher Helmet, a contrivance that can be easily flattened and then folded to be carried in a small bag.

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Kranium cardboard helmet has more protection than your standard ones

Under normal circumstances you would want a helmet that would protect your head no matter how hard the impact is in case of an accident. But would you put your money on a cardboard helmet to protect you? I’m pretty sure you would have dropping jaws just at the thought of it. Although hard to believe but Abus has created an urban hard shell helmet called Kranium that has liner made from corrugated cardboard. If you were a little skeptical about the utility of this helmet then you’ll be surprised to know that it can absorb two to three times more impact shock than other helmets in the European helmet standards criterion.
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