More articles “It’s been around for decades, and it’s got good features,” said Kevin Ritter, an associate professor at Indiana University who specializes in motorcycling and pedestrian safety.
“I think that it’s probably more important than most people realize.”
The new bike helmet goes on top of the existing helmets, including the Giro, which is made by Lutron.
The Giro helmet uses a new mesh design that is thinner and more rigid than traditional ones, Ritter said.
The helmet is not a mesh helmet, but a rigid helmet with foam padding, he said.
It also has an improved ventilation system that allows for better air flow, he added.
It will cost about $130, which doesn’t include the $30 helmet tag, said Chris Bock, a spokesman for the Lutrons.
“This helmet is designed to be worn with the standard helmet tag and is designed for cyclists, walkers and runners.”
The company will offer several helmets in different color schemes, including a bright orange model, Bock said.
The company said it plans to introduce new versions of the helmets next year.
The bike helmet company says the Gros models are available now, and there are plans to sell them in the U.S. and other countries in 2019.
The new helmets are not guaranteed to meet all federal safety standards, including wearing the helmet while riding.
Ritter said some people might be able to wear helmets that aren’t the best, but they won’t get into trouble for it.
“It’s not like you’re going to have someone get killed by a bike,” he said of the helmet.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.