Does the Bumpair helmet comply with the regulations?
Bumpair technology meets the requirements of the CE EN1078 standard on personal protective equipment for cyclists. The series of crash tests (pavement anvil, flat anvil, pull-out) are carried out by an independent French laboratory specialising in the safety controls of consumer products intended for the general public.
How long does a helmet last?
The life of the helmet depends on a variety of factors responsible for deterioration, including sudden changes in temperature, the degree of sun exposure and the intensity of use. How often the helmet is inflated and deflated also affects the life of the product. We recommend changing your helmet every 5 years if all lights are green until then.
How do you know if the helmet is inflated to the right pressure?
Before each trip, you should check with the pressure indicator we provide that your helmet is inflated to the correct pressure of 2.5 bar for optimum protection.
What should I do if my Bumpair suffers a shock?
Unlike a rigid helmet that must be changed after the slightest impact, the Bumpair is made up of a volume of pressurised air that absorbs the impact without altering its protective capacity. As long as the pressure indicator shows you the correct operating pressure, then the helmet is compliant and protects you.
How do I choose my Bumpair size?
Before starting any search for a helmet, it is essential to know your head size. It is measured in centimetres and allows you to select the right size. The Bumpair helmet is available in 3 adult sizes: S (54cm/57cm), M (57cm/59cm) and L (59cm/62cm).
How do I adjust my Bumpair helmet?
The Bumpair has an adjustable elastic band to ensure a perfect fit for your head. To check that the helmet is well maintained, shake the head "yes-no", the helmet must not move.
How long does the helmet stay inflated?
The helmet is designed to remain inflated at the same pressure without loss of air. However, we recommend that you check the pressure with the pressure indicator before each use.
In what situations is it worth using my Bumpair helmet?
The Bumpair headset has been designed to fit in a minimum amount of space. Whether it's during appointments, outings, or when you go out for a drink, our goal is to protect you without taking up too much space.
Do I have to fully deflate my helmet at the end of each ride?
It all depends on your needs. You can choose to let it inflate completely at home or at work, deflate it partially to store it in your bag or deflate it completely during your outings, that's all the flexibility we offer!
Can I inflate my helmet with something other than my bicycle pump?
The helmet is supplied with a universal plug that connects to all inflation means available on the market.
How do I fold up my helmet?
Familiarize yourself with our guide, it should only take you a few seconds, everything has been designed to simplify your use and storage.
How do I clean my Bumpair?
Do not clean your Bumpair in the washing machine. It is strictly not recommended to use waterproofing solutions. For cleaning, simply take a soft, damp cloth and rub the dirty parts. Then let it air dry.