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Old 08-25-08, 02:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Tommyr View Post
That statement is total nonsense IMHO. The helmet CAN protect you in a fall. Period. A collision with a car at high speed probably not so much but I'd rather have it on to offer SOME kind of help than none at all. Do you have kids? If so, do you let them ride without a helmet? I sure hope not......
My kids grew up riding without helmets (and still don't), as I and my brothers and sisters did, as my parents did, as their parents did. I don't make my grandkids wear helmets either...unless their mommy or daddy makes it clear that is a requirement they have, which they haven't. So much for all the Darwin nonsense, eh. How about worrying more about your own kids and less about those of others.

My kids are still riding their bikes as adults...are yours?
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