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Old 06-06-14, 12:16 PM
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Originally Posted by CarinusMalmari View Post
And so is cycling at running speed in our artificial world and taking a fall. Being run over by a car afterwards, etc, is another cup of tea, but I wouldn't count on a bicycle helmet to safe the day if that happens. And while our heads most certainly evolved to take a beating, they're indeed not very good at it, but then again, your typical bicycle accident won't result in much of a beating. And yes, the head is a bit higher over the surface, usually, but that's not going to make a huge difference.
I don't get this part. My head is not higher biking than when standing or running.

So I guess I'd be safer falling off the bike than stumbling ...
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