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Why we wear helmets... (examples)

Discussion in 'Accidents and Near Misses' started by ratagonia, Jun 22, 2016.

  1. 2065toyota

    2065toyota

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    I've purposely put on my helmet on a hot day to keep the sun off of my head, so that doesn't seem like a valid argument to not wear a helmet, more of just an excuse to be one of the 'cool' people that are too tough to need a helmet.
  2. rick

    rick

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    I keep the sun off my head and neck with a lightweight and breathable hat and not a thick plastic helmet.
  3. 2065toyota

    2065toyota

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    I was sitting at the bottom of 120' this last weekend enjoying the view. I heard someone above yell rock, and subconsciously just tipped my head a little bit forward. Half a second later, the small 2" rock bounces off the ground if front of me and hits me square in the forehead section of my helmet and takes chunk out of it.

    Just goes to confirm we always need to wear helmets and be at least somewhat paying attention all the time.
  4. Kuenn

    Kuenn

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    And get lucky. I can imagine a trajectory just a few inches lower... nose work, dental work, ophthalmologist. More good karma.
    Rapterman and ratagonia like this.
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