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Old 03-13-07, 03:11 PM
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Originally Posted by closetbiker
OK, maybe a regular motorcycle helmet is better?

on an earlier link I gave

http://www.cyclehelmets.org/papers/c2023.pdf

the head of the leading UK testing lab for helmets claims motor cycle helmets give far superior protection for cyclists at the cost of excessive bulk and inadequate ventilation, so while bicycle helmets are lighter and cooler, they are also less protective.
yep, if protection from head trauma is job 1, get a motorcycle helmet; me, i'll stick w/ the tried & true. (broke the cherry on my new bell slant today on a 3-hour jaunt through unseasonably warm weather)
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