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The bicycle helmet that folds to one third of its original size.  Fold, stash, and store in your bag until you need it again!
The bicycle helmet that folds to one third of its original size.  Fold, stash, and store in your bag until you need it again!
The bicycle helmet that folds to one third of its original size. Fold, stash, and store in your bag until you need it again!
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FEND | The Foldable Bicycle Helmet

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The FOLDABLE bicycle helmet designed to bring safety and convenience into your life. No more carrying around a bulky helmet. No more overheating. No more risking your life. NO MORE EXCUSES. 

FEND was designed with the urban commuter in mind and can be incorporated into any lifestyle. Whether you're riding to work, to class, or to meet up with friends, you can simply FOLD the helmet and store it in your bag until it’s needed again.

FEND is designed to exceed US CPSC and European EN 1078 safety standards. Comprised of a multi-impact EPP liner to absorb high impact and supported by an ABS exterior hard shell. The ultra durable nylon straps reinforce the security of the helmet and work with the EPP liner to ensure the impact is absorbed properly. For maximum comfort, the streamlined vents, adjustable internal fit system, and the plush interior lining have been added.

  • Minimalistic design with maximum protection
  • Meticulous and precise attention to detail
  • Resilient Joint System allowing for extreme portability while maintaining full protection
  • No more overheating!
  • Streamlined vents for cooling
  • Plush interior liner for increased ventilation
  •  Say goodbye to bulky helmets!
  • Folds to one-third of its original size
  • Simply fold the helmet and slip it into your bag until you need it again

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We are a team of highly passionate riders, designers, engineers, and social entrepreneurs. We are obsessed with true craftsmanship and believe that less is more.


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PRODUCTION TIMING
Our #1 goal is to deliver the best quality and safest product. We've put together an amazing team with over 20 years of experience each in manufacturing. In this first production run, we will ensure all aspects of the product will not be compromised, with safety as the priority. With most manufacturing, there can be potential delays in the tooling process, leading to further production delays. However, we will do everything in our power to deliver the best product to you on time and to keep you informed along the way.

IMPACT TESTING
FEND is designed to exceed all US CPSC and European EN1078 Safety Standards. We will not be able to complete the certification testing until after production by law, however we are confident we will exceed all safety testing standards.

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    FRIENDS OF FEND

    We appreciate your support! You will receive exclusive backer updates as part of the FEND family.

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    FEND GRAPHIC TOTE

    -Pledge $25 or more and receive a FEND tote and exclusive backer updates as part of the FEND family.

    -Color options: black tote/white graphic, black tote/pink graphic

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    #1 EARLIEST BIRD SPECIAL!

    -Over $60 off for our first 50 backers ($120 retail value)

    Color options: FEND Matte White or FEND Matte Black

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    #2 EARLY BIRD SPECIAL!

    -Receive a FEND helmet at over $40 off ($120 retail value)

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    #3 FEND EARLY ADOPTER

    -Receive a FEND helmet at over $30 off ($120 retail value).

    Color options: FEND Matte White or FEND Matte Black

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    FEND HELMET + TOTE!

    -Receive 1 FEND helmet and 1 FEND tote for over $45 off ($145 retail value).

    -FEND color options: FEND Matte White or FEND Matte Black

    -Tote color options: black tote/white graphic, black tote/pink graphic

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    FEND HELMET + EXCLUSIVE CYCLONES TOTE

    -Receive a FEND x Cyclones collaboration tote plus a FEND helmet ($145 retail value)

    *Cyclones is a social bicycling club that brings great people together through adventures on two wheels. http://cyclones.cc/

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    FEND DUO PACK!

    -Receive 2 FEND helmets for you and one lucky friend/family member. Over $120 off ($240 retail value).

    Color options: FEND Matte White or FEND Matte Black

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    FEND DUO PACK #2

    -Receive 2 FEND helmets for you and one lucky friend/family member. Over $80 off ($240 retail value).

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    SHARE THE LOVE!

    -Receive 4 FEND helmets for you and your friends or family at over $190 off ($480 retail value)

    Color options: FEND Matte White or FEND Matte Black

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    UNLOCK NYC!

    BIKE TOUR AND POCKET GUIDE OF OUR FAVORITE SPOTS!

    -Have you ever wanted to bike around the city, but weren't sure where to stop for lunch, or where the nearest park was? Follow us on a bike tour of NYC led by FEND CoFounders. Included will be your very own FEND pocket guide to biking in NYC listing all of our favorite spots (including places to eat, parks, museums, and hidden gems)!

    -Receive one FEND helmet, a personalized FEND tote, and A personalized travel bag.

    Color options: FEND Matte White or FEND Matte Black

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    HANG WITH US!

    -Spend the day at FEND HQ and learn more about the creative process. We'll even take you out to dinner at one of our favorite restaurants!

    -Receive one FEND helmet and a personalized FEND tote and personalized travel bag.

    Color options: FEND Matte White or FEND Matte Black

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    FEND MULTIPACK!

    -Receive 20 FEND helmets. Up to $1300 off ($2400 retail value).

    Color options: FEND Matte White or FEND Matte Black

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