Replacing A Helmet

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Under what circumstances do I need to replace a helmet?

Replacing A Helmet

A helmet won't last forever! Most information stresses how to buy and fit a helmet, but few discuss when to replace a helmet. Your helmet should be replaced if:

• You've taken a fall
• It's aging
• The technology has changed
• It lacks the sticker telling you it complies with industry standards for safety
• If you can't adjust it to fit properly

*Wearing an inadequate bike helmet is about as useful as not wearing one at all. Keep your helmet up to code and stay safe while riding.



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