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    Helmets are being questioned??

    "There has been a lot of controversy about the effectiveness of helmets"

    Above quote taken directly form the June 11, 2013 Rider Performance University - Spotlight on Training posting, on this very forum. Anyone care to actually defend this statement?

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    Which thread? A piece of 1 post may not really represent the actual goin's on.
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    Right here:

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    Quote Originally Posted by redsky49 View Post
    "There has been a lot of controversy about the effectiveness of helmets"

    Above quote taken directly form the June 11, 2013 Rider Performance University - Spotlight on Training posting, on this very forum. Anyone care to actually defend this statement?

    Seriously?!
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    " There has been a lot of controversy about the effectiveness of helmets; most studies show that helmets save lives."

    MOST studies?????? I can not imagine ANY serious study saying that they DON'T save lives.




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    Quote Originally Posted by 98lee View Post
    " There has been a lot of controversy about the effectiveness of helmets; most studies show that helmets save lives."

    MOST studies?????? I can not imagine ANY serious study saying that they DON'T save lives.




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    Quote Originally Posted by ponch1 View Post
    The ones financed by HOG.
    Again, I said SERIOUS studies.



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    He left out the punch line: "; most studies show that helmets save lives. A good DOT approved has repeatedly been proved the best protection when you fly off your bike."
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    Helmets will break your neck in a crash, haven't you heard?

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    Quote Originally Posted by crazydrummerdude View Post
    Helmets will break your neck in a crash, haven't you heard?
    I actually hear that line from several riders at work. Well, people who own bikes. I rarely actually see them ride but they have all the decals and logowear so they must be legit, right?
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    Quote Originally Posted by crazydrummerdude View Post
    Helmets will break your neck in a crash, haven't you heard?
    Quick, somebody tell Valentino Rossi and Dani Pedrosa before they hurt themselves!!!


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    Quote Originally Posted by crazydrummerdude View Post
    Helmets will break your neck in a crash, haven't you heard?

    A helmet may break your neck - a lot depends on how you hit the ground in the crash. In very many wrecks, a helmet was the life-saver. I'll take my chances.
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    loud pipes save lives. helmets may not let you hear the loud pipes. hence helmets kill. the logic is flawless
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