At Oak Bay Bicycles we believe in researching and stocking the best product to keep you happy, and safe while on your bike. We will now be featuring helmets with the MIPS Brain Protection System.
Mips Stands for: Multi-directional Impact Protection System
The Mips System:
MIPS sets a new standard in helmet safety. Developed by Doctors and Scientist to reduce rotational forces on the brain caused by angled impacts to the head. By introducing the Low Friction Layer, the MIPS Shell and liner are separated by the Low Friction Layer. If the helmet is subject to an angled impact, the LFL allows the helmet to slide relative to the head.
How the Low Friction Layer Works:
MIPS Systems at Oak Bay Bicycles: