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Why a folding helmet?


One of the main reasons cyclists do not wear a helmet is because they are so difficult to transport when not in use. To overcome this issue and make helmet use much more convenient, Overade designed the Plixi.


How do I fold and unfold my foldable Plixi helmet?


The packaging of your helmet contains an owner's manual explaining the 3 very simple and quick steps you need to go through to do this. Folding and unfolding is intuitive and only takes a few seconds. You can also view our video tutorial by clicking here.
Before use, please make sure the helmet is locked into the unfolded position. You should hear a "click" at the end of the last unfolding step.


How much space will my foldable Plixi helmet actually allow me to save?


The volume of your helmet is reduced threefold, meaning it can be easily tucked away in a small handbag or backpack. The size of the Plixi when it is folded is approximately 21 x 16 x 11 cm.


What kinds of materials are my foldable Plixi helmet made of?


As is the case with many bicycle helmets, the outer shell is made of ABS while the interior is made of polystyrene, which is designed for shock absorption.


How can I make my foldable Plixi helmet even more comfortable?


A set of fitting pads is already placed inside of your helmet. If you wish to improve your comfort, you will find 2 additional sets of foam pads of various thicknesses in the packaging. You simply need to replace them by following the instructions contained in the owner's manual.

If you've bought a Plixi FIT, it comes with an adjustable fit system especially designed for our helmet plus lockable dividers permitting you to get the best comfort ever.


How do I select a foldable Plixi helmet that is the right size?


The Plixi is available in 2 sizes: S-M and L-XL. To help you make the right choice, we recommend that you check our size guide, which you can also find by clicking here. Note that a bicycle helmet should be adjusted without tightening it excessively, so that it won't bother you.


Does my foldable Plixi helmet protect me as much as well as a conventional helmet?


Yes. It is certified using the same methods as any other helmet. The Plixi therefore complies with the same safety standards as other conventional bicycle helmets. This means that it is just as sturdy and protects just as well.


What standards does my foldable Plixi helmet comply with?


The Plixi complies with Europe's EN1078 safety standard, dedicated to bicycle, kick scooter, skateboard and rollerblade helmets. This is Europe's leading standard in terms of bicycle helmets.


Can my foldable Plixi helmet be used for anything else?


Yes. The exact title of the standard that the Plixi complies with is: "helmet for pedal cyclists and for users of skateboards and roller skates". As such, you can use the Plixi for all types of cycling (such as electric bikes) as well as for rollerblading, skateboarding and kick scooting.


Who is the foldable Plixi helmet designed for?


The Plixi can be used by all bike riders, regardless of the types of bikes they use. Nevertheless, urban cyclists are the ones who will benefit the most from the added value offered by its compactness when folded.


How do I attach my visor to the foldable Plixi helmet?


On the back of your visor's packaging, you will find explanatory pictures which display the successive steps required to install your visor on the helmet. You will find these diagrams as well as a video tutorial by clicking here. Also, please note that you can leave the visor on your Plixi helmet even when it is folded.


Do the Plixi visors come in different sizes?


No. The visors only come in one size, and can be used on both S-M and L-XL helmets.

How do I attach my cover to the foldable Plixi helmet?


On the back of your visor's packaging, you will find explanatory pictures which display the successive steps required to install your visor on the helmet. You will find these diagrams as well as a video tutorial by clicking here. Also, please note that you can leave the visor on your Plixi helmet even when it is folded.


Do the Plixi cover come in different sizes?


Yes. a S-M cover will be suitable for a S-M size Plixi and a L-XL cover for a L-XL size Plixi.