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Old 01-28-2013, 09:40 AM   #141 (permalink)
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+1 for the helmet.

This is my first year wearing a helmet. Last year I got knocked out with a grade III concussion, no helmet. I didn't even remember how I got to work the next day. I ended up getting taken to the hospital for a CAT scan.

At first I hated it and found it distracting. Now I don't even notice it. When I ride without it I feel like something's missing. And it def has the added benefit of keeping my head warm on windy and sub freezing days.

Now I look at few kids without helmets riding the park and think what an idiot, kind of the way I look at hockey goalies from the 70's.
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