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  Another thing about bike hemets
  Posted by: guideboatguy on Oct-23-12 1:12 PM (EST)

-- Last Updated: Oct-23-12 1:23 PM EST --

Bike helmets are very light and are intended to work just "one time". That would be true of any helmet with a really severe impact, but unlike paddling and climbing helmets, bike helmets are NOT made to tolerate numerous minor impacts.

I'll qualify that. I have an old Bell bike helmet from the early 80s, and it weighs ten times what a modern bike helmet weighs (that's why I replaced it ages ago, with another Bell). That monster could probably take quite a few big hits.

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