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Originally Posted by Dahon.Steve View Post
I really believe Walmart needs to invest in a helmet with a "built in" rear view mirror. If such a helmet existed, millions of cyclist would become exposed to rear view mirrors and would expect them on every helmet. Once you start using them, you'll feel naked riding without one. However, the one company that made one only makes it available for motorcycle riders.
They have existed in the past. They've been uniformly discontinued because they cost a dollar or two more than the one without, and I think there are two sources of revenue for helmet makers - the mass market that won't pay an extra 10 cents for a safety feature, and racers who spend $200 on $30 pieces of styrofoam but demand racing styling, which does not include mirrors.
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