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Old 04-12-07, 06:18 PM   #1
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I cant get my helmet adjusted

So, I bought a new helmet, a Trek Vapor 3. I've been trying for half an hour to get it adjusted to fit my head to no avail. Tried going by the book that came with it, then gave up and tried figuring it out myself.

Its not that it doesnt fit my head, I just cant get the straps so theyre the right length, tight on both sides, chin buckle in the middle and strap the right length, blah blah, all at the same time. Ive about decided helmet straps were designed by some sadistic dude just to torment us.
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Old 04-12-07, 06:38 PM   #2
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Ive about decided helmet straps were designed by some sadistic dude just to torment us.
No, you're thinking of the sadist dude that everyone hires to write instruction manuels.
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it takes more than 1/2 an hour to get your first helmet set up

stick with it!
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Old 04-13-07, 09:16 AM   #4
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it takes more than 1/2 an hour to get your first helmet set up

stick with it!
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My buddy crashed a couple of weeks ago and destroyed his helmet. Winter riding adjustments for headbands and balaclavas and going back and forth between head covering types and between going without and then with as it gets warmer and then cooler again rare done in a hurry. I spent 30-45 minutes each adjusting my old helmet and my newly purchased helmet with more venting.

Be sure that you are getting the side strap fasteners fully closed. They may be slipping on you.

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