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Old 03-09-06, 09:19 PM   #1
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Ever got head lice from trying on a helmet at a LBS?
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Old 03-09-06, 09:22 PM   #2
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Old 03-09-06, 09:34 PM   #3
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It occured to me yeasterday when I was. As I was walking down the street my head started to itch. I think though it was just my imagination.

Is'nt that a pretty prime way to transfer headlice?
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Old 03-09-06, 10:53 PM   #4
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I have lived overseas in places where lice could be a problem. You do not ever share anything that touches someone elses skin without laundry/disinfection. Scalp itch may mean needing to bath more often. If you are worried many good drugstores sell the very fine toothed combs used to comb lice out of hair.
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Old 03-09-06, 11:10 PM   #5
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Old 03-10-06, 08:45 AM   #7
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I doubt it, unless you're trying on a helmet a very short while after someone else. A helmet doesn't have much area for lice to hang out on while waiting for the next guy's head.

On the other hand, if you work in an LBS and you're reading this, a quick squirt of lysol on the inside of a helmet when someone returns it definitely wouldn't hurt anything.
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I shave my head. Shorts on the other hand.....
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Old 03-10-06, 09:07 AM   #10
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Ever got head lice from trying on a helmet at a LBS?
Put the "other" kind of helmet on your head first for safe helmeting.
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