Need a helmet? What about a trike?
Check out the helmet damage at the end of this accident. What if that had been his head? Human heads contacting antlers or hooves can come up short. Would this fellow have fared any better on a recumbent tricycle like we ride? And I wonder if his high speed was a factor. If he were simply exploring the outback rather than racing through it, would the animal have reacted similarly? Or would he have actually noticed the animal approaching? Based on my former experience as a backcountry motorcycle racer, I realize that racers become fully engrossed with going very fast, and tend to develop tunnel vision, focused exclusively on the trail. Anyway, these days I prefer exploration of the hinterlands rather than speeding through them. Check this out: