You're Up To 48X Less Likely To Get a Concussion Compared to a Standard Foam Helmet

Staff Pick | April 2019

Bontrager WaveCel

The Biggest Advancement In The Protection Against Cycling Concussions

Trek and Bontrager have partnered with WaveCel to create a helmet technology that disrupts 30 years of accepted safety standards. WaveCel is a revolutionary helmet safety tech that accounts for how most cycling accidents actually happen: ungracefully, with twists, turns, and angled impacts. Standard foam helmets are designed to protect against direct impacts. These WaveCel road, mountain, commuter, and e-bike helmets are remarkably effective at preventing concussions caused by common cycling accidents. You only get one brain. It's worth protecting.

WHAT IS WAVECEL?

WaveCel is a revolutionary, Bontrager-exclusive helmet technology that's up to 48x more effective than standard foam helmets in preventing concussions.*

Read the Full Study

 *Results based on AIS 2 Injury (BriC) at 6.2 m/s test at 45° comparing a standard EPS Helmet and the same helmet modified with WaveCel insert as described in detail in Evaluation of a Novel Bicycle Helmet Concept in Oblique Impact Testing. This study compares standard foam helmets and the same helmets with WaveCel inserts in a simulation of a typical bike crash.

HOW IT WORKS

In order to protect your head and absorb the energy created by an impact, WaveCel goes through a three-step change in material structure.

Flex

First, the cells flex to reduce initial frictional forces.

Crumple

Next, the cells crumple like a car bumper at impact.

Glide

Finally, WaveCel glides to redirect energy away from your head.

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