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ABUS Hud-y helmet fits your commuter needs with built-in light

ABUS Hud-y helmet fits your commuter needs with built-in light

No cyclist commuting through city traffic should ride without a helmet. But the visual appeal of many helmets leaves much to be desired. Enter the…

Friday, Jul 15

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No cyclist commuting through city traffic should ride without a helmet. But the visual appeal of many helmets leaves much to be desired.

Enter the latest commuter helmet from ABUS, which combines several innovations for functional protection and a sleek design.

The Hud-Y, pronounced like “hoodie,” brings together popular elements of helmets across the cycling spectrum. It has the deep fit of modern mountain bike helmets and the shape of a racing helmet . Yet it also adds features that many commuters will likely love.

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One thing riders want from a commuter helmet is the assurance that it will protect their noggin . For the Hud-Y, you get four layers of protective foam, each with different densities. A company spokesperson said the helmet is lightweight while protecting the head from heavy impacts.

According to ABUS, the computer-designed in-mould process creates a durable connection between the outer shell and the shock-absorbing EPS foam inside.

The helmet also has a multi-position visor for additional air circulation and protection from the sun.The Hud-Y’s rear light has four modes. Rechargeable Rear Light If you fondly remember the uber-violent 1980’s classic “Robocop,” then you’ll probably love the Hud-Y’s wide-angle rear light.Rechargeable with a micro USB, the light strip can be easily removed from the helmet, where magnets attach it. It has four light modes: Power Mode, Eco Mode, Blink Mode and Pulse Mode. The duration of illumination depends on the mode chosen. Maximum luminosity reaches nine lumens.The Hud-Y in grey. ABUS Hud-Y: […]

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