Show #461 – July 13, 2019...

Jul 13, 2019 by

https://media.blubrry.com/wjcu_the_outspoken_cyclist/p/www.wjcu.org/files/audio/shows/outspokencyclist/wjcu-the_outspoken_cyclist_2019-07-13.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSGuests: Steve Frothingham; Rob Sulaski First up is a conversation about the safety of three helmets from three different manufacturers. I’m not sure how much I faith I put in Consumer Reports, but I do know that a lot of people look to the organization for assurance that they are making a good choice about a purchase. So, when an article titled, “Who should you trust? Helmet makers dispute Consumer Reports findings” I get curious. Three helmets were called out for alleged safety problems and issued “do not buy” warnings. Steve Frothingham, editor in chief of Bicycle Retailer and Industry News as well as BicycleRetailer.com wrote that article and offers us a deeper look into how these helmets failed CR’s testing, what the makers of...

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