In an effort to solve a problem experienced by many cyclists, a British inventor Jeff Woolf came up with an idea for a fold-flat helmet.
Woolf said he got the idea while seeing commuters going helmetless because they were to bulky to be conveniently stowed away.
The helmet is called Morpher. The current design folds down to the size of textbook and is 1.4 inches thick.
The helmet is not yet available. The helmet must first pass Consumer Products Safety Commission tests.
Woolf said he is working with a factory to mass produce the helmet according to U.S. safety standards. He said he hopes to have the helmet approved early next year. It should sell for $110.AlertMe