Bike Helmets Crushed: Hydraulic Press Smashes Cycling, Moto, and Medieval Lids

While by no means scientific, it sure is fun to watch bike helmets crush beneath the pressure of a massive hydraulic press. Watch this YouTuber smash bike helmets and work his way to armored steel helmets.

Hydraulic Press rose to YouTube fame with his cathartic and fascinating hydraulic press videos. To reiterate the non-scientific nature of this video, the maker does not prove which helmet is the strongest, as suggested by the video’s title.

Bontrager WaveCel Review: Testing World's 'Safest' Bike Helmet
Bontrager WaveCel Review: Testing World's 'Safest' Bike Helmet
Massive claims of safety that exponentially outperform other helmets have raised controversy in the bike industry. We tested Bontrager's WaveCel helmet through city commutes and mountain trail rides to see how it looks, feels, and performs. Read more…

Nate Mitka

Midwest born, Nate Mitka is based in the GearJunkie Denver office. He is an advocate of all outdoor activities and has developed some habits, like running without headphones, eating raw vegetables, and fixing the chain on his ratty old bike.