virago wrote:Hey, thanks so much for your advice. Really. I appreciate it that you took all that time to come to my thread and piss on it.
SpugFab wrote:Aye I think if you are cycling hard the skater style would get quite uncomfortable. They do look cooler though.
I've got a massive heid (as we say in Scotland), I struggled to find a helmet to begin with. They all sat very high up on my head. In the end I tried on a cheaper one in Halfords which sat lower and felt better, so I went with that. Maybe you've just got one that happens to sit very high up on your head and another one would sit better.
Herbsman wrote:No, I was being honest. If you want to wear a particular type of helmet why don't you just do it instead of worrying that you might look "too 'down with the kids'"?
However, I was still half asleep when I read your post, I didn't notice the bit where you asked for info on the benefits and drawbacks of each type of helmet. So apologies for that.
the crazyest vegan wrote:THe 2nd one will be far to hot in warm weather, remember they are all designed to meet the same specifications with regards to safety, so although they may look different they will both offer the same level of protection.
the crazyest vegan wrote:You interpreted exzactly what i was trying to say!
Personally although i did not mention it in my previouse post, BMX helmets probably arent designed to help in a crash at 30mph wheras a road helmet is designed to handle crashes at high speeds.
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