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Helmet yanks hair every time I take it off..

Old 07-01-09, 11:15 AM
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Helmet yanks hair every time I take it off..

I use a Bell bicycle helmet that fits pretty well, but every time I take it off it yanks on the hair on crown of my head. I believe the culprit is the strap adjustment mechanism in the back of the helmet (when I took my helmet off and looked, one of my hairs was sticking out of it). My hair isn't real long, but I'm trying to avoid cutting it super close.

I've recently been wearing a bandana under my helmet, but that gets pretty hot (especially under the noon sun!). Are there any better alternatives or better materials to wear under my helmet? It's driving me crazy! Thanks.

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Old 07-01-09, 11:17 AM
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cut your hair, hippie.
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It's like 2-3 inches long.
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maybe its time you talked to your doctor about Rogaine
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shave it!
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Originally Posted by save10
maybe its time you talked to your doctor about Rogaine
If anything I have *too much* hair, which is why it keeps getting caught in the helmet..
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Strange that you should have this problem. As a woman, my hair is almost waist length, and I don't have this problem at all.

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Originally Posted by D.J.W.
If anything I have *too much* hair, which is why it keeps getting caught in the helmet..
When I started riding a lot when it was getting warm a few months ago I shaved my head. It's amazing. Much cooler, no nasty-sweaty hair, can dry off after a shower in 1 towel pass, my gf enjoys giving me a haircut, no helmet-hair...

Everyone should try this.
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Originally Posted by Cindy Cycler
Strange that you should have this problem. As a woman, my hair is almost waist length, and I don't have this problem at all.

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I'd say that's because it flows back flat on your head, so there are no tips to get stuck inside whatever cracks and crevices there are in the helmet.
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Originally Posted by D.J.W.
If anything I have *too much* hair, which is why it keeps getting caught in the helmet..
Quit bragging.
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Wear a hat and do not get the follower buzz cut. Get a white seat, white tape, white shoes, show off your mane and just go full on euro.
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you need to inherit male pattern baldness.

or wear a cycling cap.
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Originally Posted by D.J.W.
I'd say that's because it flows back flat on your head, so there are no tips to get stuck inside whatever cracks and crevices there are in the helmet.
Perhaps.

But there's lots of split ends .

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