Helmets?

Mountainman

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yes -- it is very pleasing to see others helping some to be safe -- wearing a helmet

may we take this opportunity to remind all -- single MB riders

before we ride that thing

a little helmet -- worn in times of wonder -- is also a good means of protection

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bluegoatwoods

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I've always disliked being pressured to wear a helmet, so I won't say that it's a must.

But there is another reason to wear one; they help you to be visible to the cars. They're attention getters.

And I've found that there is a direct correlation between how difficult I make it for them to ignore me and how courteously they treat me.

That wasn't really the point of this question. Sorry. But it seems like a good place to plug the safety issue quickly.

So go ahead and get yourself a comfortable helmet. You won't be sorry.
 

ZnsaneRyder

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But there is another reason to wear one; they help you to be visible to the cars. They're attention getters.

For that reason alone, I really want to get a helmet, and recommend others to get one too.

About 2 weeks ago, some girl coming out of a McDonalds almost cut me off BAD when entering the highway, and didn't see me crusing slowly in the bike lane. The engine was still going when I slammed the brakes, and it overheated my clutch and belt, but at least I didn't end up flying over her hood with a mangled bike.

Be careful of the non-drivers out there everyone!!!

Crazy Riding,
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mikesova

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here's another question. is there like a leather style aviator helmet that will actually protect your head? like an old timey motorcyclist would wear? I think that would be cool.
 
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I'm an EMS helicopter pilot (Emergency Medical Service). All summer long, nearly every night, we launch to go scrape up the broken skulls of the un-helmeted. I see it day in and day out. Helmeted riders do much better. Protect your egg-shell thin noggin. Please wear a helmet.

Your loved ones depend on you, and when I work the night shift, I don't want to have dispatch wake me up at 3 am with that rude tone over the radio for one of US!
 
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