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Old 08-07-19, 07:13 AM
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Originally Posted by Hypno Toad View Post
Your right, rattling around doesn't quickly render a helmet ineffective. But that really wasn't the point.

Again, if you see the value in a helmet to protect your skull, you take care of it and keep it on your head. If you don't see it as valuable, than leave it at home or simply don't buy one.
And again, it might be fairly rational to say I need to wear the helmet for this part of the ride, but not the other.
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Old 08-07-19, 07:16 AM
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Originally Posted by Hypno Toad View Post
Please allow me to repeat for your clarity:



Based on your posts, I'll assume you hang your helmet from you bars ... so I sorry that you felt like I was telling you what to do. Please continue to be ironic and I will continue to be amused.
Nope, I wear my helmet every time I ride for the entire ride. Stated that multiple times in this thread.

I just don't like arguments based on faulty premises and posting pictures of strangers as examples to be chided.
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Old 08-07-19, 07:17 AM
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Originally Posted by livedarklions View Post
See a lot of people wearing helmets while cleaning gutters at their homes, do you?
Everyone needs to assess the situation and make their own decisions.

It doesn't hurt me if you decide to ride without a helmet. Just as long as I don't see you fall and ride through the mess. Just like if you drive without a seatbelt and get ejected through the windshield... i've seen that.

I do wear safety goggles when working on the lawn with power equipment to prevent something hitting my eyes. I also wear gloves to protect my hands. I also own other safety equipment and where them when I feel they are needed. I know many people that own nothing. They also smoke, drink too much and other unhealthy things. It's their choice, I just don't want to have to pay for their healthcare when their choices catch up with them.
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Old 08-07-19, 08:01 AM
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Originally Posted by downhillmaster View Post
Wow. Backpedal much?
You stated this:
‘If you don't see it as valuable, than leave it at home or simply don't buy one’
That’s clearly not just an observation. That is judgement.
Ummm, huh?
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Old 08-07-19, 08:06 AM
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Originally Posted by livedarklions View Post
Nope, I wear my helmet every time I ride for the entire ride. Stated that multiple times in this thread.

I just don't like arguments based on faulty premises and posting pictures of strangers as examples to be chided.
You're personal perspective and hairsplitting has been duly noted. Thanks!
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Old 08-07-19, 08:09 AM
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Originally Posted by livedarklions View Post
And again, it might be fairly rational to say I need to wear the helmet for this part of the ride, but not the other.
As I stated repeatedly in the thread, I don't see it as ration, IMHO it's ironic.

I'll be sure to avoid mocking you with your helmet hanging on your handlebars.
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Old 08-07-19, 08:23 AM
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Originally Posted by AlmostTrick View Post
That silliness can go on forever. Who are you to tell the OP what to do? (or not do)

Mods, Dump this mess in the helmet thread already. Thanks.
Good Idea. Closed.
The official helmet thread is in the Advocacy & Safety forum.
https://www.bikeforums.net/advocacy-...hread-2-a.html
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