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Old 12-08-08, 07:33 PM   #1
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What made you start wearing a helmet after not, but then decide to stop again?

It had to be done.


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"then" not "them".
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Old 12-08-08, 07:36 PM   #2
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1. A desire to protect my head from injury.
2. A desire to protect my head from the cold.
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The helmet didn't match my shoes.



Start a silly thread, get a silly answer...

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P.S.: Bragging rights for the person who comes up with a thread entitled "What made you start wearing a helmet after not, then decide to stop again, only to start wearing one once more?"
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Old 12-08-08, 07:47 PM   #4
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It had to be done.

What is this, Foo?



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This thread made me respond to a helmet thread after not, but them, I've decided to stop again.
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At first, I fell for the propaganda, but after reviewing what I thought made sense, realized it didn't, so went back to square one.

Aren't we all a little gullible to a slick campaign if we're not paying close attention?
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What is this, Foo?
Ever since I realized that hardly anyone has an levelheaded comment of any intelligence around here, that's exactly how I've since perceived it.

The only difference between Foo and A&S is that flamewars are accepted here

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P.S.: Can I ask UnsafeAlpine about helmets?
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Well, one time I was in Miami. I woke up there. It was snowing in Detroit. When I got home there were too many cars parked so I took my bike. It weighed about 20 pounds. The only logical solution was to wear my helmet.

Wearing a helmet was not so easy on me. Calculus is way harder. I looked at the clock and it was time to eat breakfast. My weight coupled with the breakfast was equivalent to my net weight. The only lingering solution in the air came to me like a boomerang. Helmet, while it greatly cramps my style, disappeared into the thin air.
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Give that man his doctorate degree!

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I moved out of a city that has made adult bicycle helmets mandatory.
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I entered a road race in which it was compulsory. Then I went for a ride the next day.
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I saw a discussion during a stop on the trail one day where a helmeted rider asked another rider as to why he wasn't wearing a helmet. The rider replied, "A few months ago my doctor told me I have six months to live. I'm enjoying my ride this morning however I choose to enjoy it."

That pretty much silenced Mr. Helmet.
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Give that man his doctorate degree!

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from Transport Xtra:
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"Just over a year ago I started work on an MSc dissertation about
cyclists' views of cycle helmets and the risks of cycling and, as part
of that, I undertook a wide literature review. Although aware of the
controversy about helmets, and sceptical of the claims made for them,
I was unprepared for the overt bias in much research, with some
researchers apparently reaching conclusions before starting work
policy-based evidence making, as one observer commented."
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This thread made me respond to a helmet thread after not, but them, I've decided to stop again.
I responded to the thread, them, after not, them after stop.
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...and a partridge in a pear tree.

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