Thousand Anti-Theft Bike Helmet

Last updated date: November 29, 2019

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We looked at the top 1 Adult Bike Helmets and dug through the reviews from 11 of the most popular review sites including Byways, Buy The 10, The Review Index, New York Mag, New York Times Wirecutter, TheBestSpec, Bicycle Guider, Gear Mashers, Bikes Haven, Rydoze, Biker and Bicycle and more. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Adult Bike Helmet you should buy.

Overall Take

In our analysis of 70 expert reviews, the Thousand Thousand Anti-Theft Bike Helmet placed 2nd when we looked at the top 5 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
11 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
290 user reviews
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What experts liked
As far as safety is concerned, you won’t have to worry about wearing this helmet. It actually managed to exceed CE and CPSC standards. This means it’s marked as safe in America for both bike riding and on skateboards. It is even safe to use while high speed riding on an electric powered bike.
- Byways
The rounded design protects all of your head without cutting off your hearing. Then the adjustable chin strap works to keep the helmet secure as you ride.
- Buy The 10
Christina Torres, founder of City Girl Rides, says she has been “obsessing over Thousand bike helmets for their retro look, functionality, and sustainability practices.”
- New York Mag
Riders really love the look of it.
- New York Times Wirecutter
This helmet is very compact and lightweight at 410g (S), 450g (M) or 490g (L). Moreover, it is made of high quality materials for maximum durability and support.
- TheBestSpec
Anti-theft guarantee.
- Bicycle Guider
Each Thousand helmet is designed with a magnetic pop-out section (hidden behind the logo mark) allowing you to use a U-lock or chain to lock your helmet. As an added bonus, the Thousand company also provides a helmet theft guarantee. We found that the pop-out section makes it super easy to lock the helmet with a U-lock.
- Gear Mashers
The padding is soft and fits really well.
- Bikes Haven
The chin strap is constructed from imitation “vegan” leather that was made without harming any animals, and the buckle is magnetic to make it easy to lock with a single hand.
- Rydoze
It's smooth and sleek, but also manages to be rugged-looking.
- Biker and Bicycle
What experts didn't like
We didn’t test it because it didn’t meet our criteria for adequate ventilation.
- New York Times Wirecutter
One thing they should improve is the size so children can wear these helmets too– I think that all the kids should wear helmets! Please Thousand, do it!
- Bicycle Guider
The bigger option can be quite cumbersome on the head.
- Bikes Haven
One of the more expensive commuting helmets you can find.
- Rydoze

From The Manufacturer

Thousand Bike Helmets Vintage inspired, thoughtfully designed. We make bike helmets that you'd actually want to wear. Poplock Vegan Leather Straps Magnetic Buckle BIKE HELMET THIEF PROMISE Use our Poplock to conveniently leave your helmet behind. Just pop out the logo and thread your lock through to secure it to your bike. If your helmet gets stolen while locked to your bike, we'll replace your helmet for free. VEGAN LEATHER STRAPS Stay comfortable and sweat-free with vegan microfiber straps, created with animals and the environment in mind. MAGNETIC BUCKLE Lock it in with a one handed fastener to leave your fingers pinch-free. Safety certified. HOW TO FIT YOUR BIKE HELMET Helmet Size Chart FIT NOTES Are you in between sizes? We recommend sizing down. If your lid is a close fit but needs a little adjustment, our helmets come with extra fit pads that are interchangeable and removable without affecting safety. Swap in the thicker set if there is any looseness, or remove them if you need slightly more room on the front or sides. MORE THAN JUST A COOL BIKE HELMET Safety First Environmentally Conscious Thoughtfully Designed, Obsessively Crafted SAFETY FIRST CPSC and CE certified to keep you safe on your bike and skateboard (CE only). ENVIRONMENTALLY CONSCIOUS We've partnered with 1% For The Planet to make our helmets without causing unnecessary harm to our planet. OBSESSIVELY CRAFTED We combine form and function to design highly intuitive cycling gear that isn’t a sacrifice to the style gods. Now let's ride!

Overall Product Rankings

1. Schwinn Lightweight Bike Helmet
Overall Score: 9.3
Expert Reviews: 24
2. Thousand Anti-Theft Bike Helmet
Overall Score: 9.1
Expert Reviews: 11
3. Zacro Bike Helmet
Overall Score: 9.0
Expert Reviews: 15
4. Retrospec Commuter Bike Helmet
Overall Score: 8.8
Expert Reviews: 5
5. MOKFIRE Adult Bike Helmet
Overall Score: 8.7
Expert Reviews: 4

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