Serious head injuries from casual, utility minded bicycling are quite rare.
OTOH even minor head injuries aren't much fun. And for what they cost and the effort it takes to wear them, they offer good protection against the most common kinds of bicycle accidents.
If you well and truly knew that you weren't about to fall, then they're not important at all.
But since accidents by definition are unplanned events, you can't know that, and helmets become quite important as they can protect your skull and your brain from nasty injuries in case of a fall.
Because most bicycle accidents are solo falls, and wearing a helmet for those can easily save you from a rather nasty head injury.
If they think their heads are worth protecting-sure.
Yes at all times when riding a bike
Havoc is a brand of bicycle parts and helmets.
Bicycle helmets are designed for safety first and foremost. The hard shell and padded inside protect the head from injury in the event of a fall or accident on a bicycle.
Yes, it is scientifically shown that bicycle helmets do work. They help to absorb the impact from a crash and protect your skull and brain.
Bicycle helmets which are apt for everyday use consist mostly of plastic and have soft pads inside to improve comfort and fit. The second important feature are the straps which help to adjust the helmet and which should not be made too tight.
A Bicycle helmet
The Department of Transportation regulations for open face helmets are prohibiting the usage of open face helmets for motorcycle riders. Open face helmets can be used by bicycle riders.
You can find great prices on bulk helmets at http://www.buyashp.com/helmet.htm. This site has an array of helmets and only sells in bulk.
Anyone under the age of 18 must wear a helmet when riding a bicycle.
You have to wear Bicycle Helmets while biking to protect your head and most of your neck from damage caused by a road accident.Hope this helps,sweetnicole27
Yes. If nothing else you can get them from chainreactioncycles.com.
No, they do not have the best prices. Check out the sale prices on bike nashbar.