Hövding is the biggest thing since the emergence of the cycle helmet and, as a milestone, is equivalent to when the airbag was developed for cars
Maria Krafft, PhD, Associate Professor, Head of Division Traffic Safety & Environment at the Swedish insurance company Folksam.
I have spent much of my professional life working on product safety at national and international level and I have never seen a cycle helmet that provided anything like the level of protection that the Hövding provides.
Stig Håkansson, former Director of Product Safety at the Swedish Consumer Agency
Airbag for cyclists
Hövding is an airbag cycle helmet, providing the best shock absorption in the world. The airbag also protects more of the cyclist´s head compared to traditional helmets.
Behind the product lie seven years of development, in partnership with experts on cycling head injuries, airbag technology, mathematics and crash tests.
Hövding is CE marked after undergoing and the helmet complies with the requirements laid down in the EU Directive for personal protection equipment.
FOLKSAM'S CYCLE HELMET TEST
IMPACT TEST, 25 KM/H ACCELERATION (G)
Hövding proved to have more than three times better shock absorbance capacity than all other helmets in the Swedish insurance company Folksam´s test in 2012.