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Louvered Cycling Helmets
#1
Nowadays louvered helmets seem to be quite common. Obviously the advantage is that your head is cooled mere efficiently than when using a more solid helmet. However isn't there more damaged of getting "skewered" through the slots, e.g. if riding in the countryside and hitting trees or hedges?
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#2
If you tend to run into trees and hedges, the answer would likely be yes.

I ride trails and have not had an issue yet.
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#3
Bicycle helmets are mostly designed to absorb shock and protect your head from impact, and keep your brain from rattling around in your skull. . They are not very puncture resistant. Unless you find one with a hard fiberglass shell.
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#4
Easy fix for that is to apply some sort of thin mesh like the material in screen windows or the a like.
Good maintenance to your Bike, can make it like the wheels are, true and smooth!
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#5
(01-11-2013, 10:17 AM)Bill Wrote:  Easy fix for that is to apply some sort of thin mesh like the material in screen windows or the a like.

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Yeh than you will get a spike and screen driven into your head.

However its all extreme theoretical. If penetration is a concern get a motorcycle helmet.
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#6
Lmao +1 to George !!!
Good maintenance to your Bike, can make it like the wheels are, true and smooth!
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