There has been a lot of discussion about mandatory helmet laws in Vancouver in connection with the introduction of a bike sharing scheme in the city. Meanwhile, there seems to be a new entrant in the helmet market, Sahn Helmets, based in Vancouver. I haven’t seen one of these live yet, but the photographs of the “equestrian-inspired silhouette” look promising.
As with jackets, however, I would prefer to err on the side of visibility rather than looks, so I would probably stay away from a “muted colour palette”. On the other hand, these helmets would offer plenty of real estate to stick reflective patches. Maybe there will be a visibility-oriented model in the future with attachments for lights and in a more noticeable colour.
Great to see this kind of development right here in Vancouver though!