How To Choose Bike Helmet

Many people usually think that helmet is just for motorcycle and biker do not need to use this equipment however this thing is very wrong. In fact, cyclist can avoid many unfortunate accidents by wearing bike helmet.

Bike helmet is a necessary protection method to increase safety for cyclist. There are many different types of bike helmet on the market with the difference about feature, design, quality as well as price therefore below are tips to help you choose a suitable bike helmet with your demand.

Type Of Bike Helmet

In fact, bike helmet is not too popular as motorcycle helmet however this product can be classified two main types based on usage characteristic including a type used for normal bike and type used for mountain bike and sport bike.Because bike has lightweight as well as low speed therefore when sudden accident happened cyclist can just brake quickly instead of acceleration to pass over.

In some cases, cyclist will not be able to avoid the collisions and normally they will have to bear more damage. At some countries, bike helmet is not a mandatory requirement legally however bike helmet is still only equipment to ensure safety for cyclist when moving on the road.

The dedicated bike helmet will be designed to cover half head of cyclist with nice and modern design and they are usually used by professional cyclist. It is also suitable choice for sport bike. Bike helmet will be designed with lightweight to bring for users comfortable feeling.

When using this product, you will not bear weight of helmet impacting on head and neck that is result of a reasonable aerodynamic design. Just like motorcycle helmet, bike helmet is also designed with three layers including shell with light weight and high durability; a thick foam layer with feature to absorb when collision happens and a strap to adjust for suitably with size of head of user. In addition, on shell of bike helmet depends on each design then it can have many ventilation holes to help user feel comfortable when wearing.

There are many different manufacturers of bike helmet on the market and each manufacturer will have many different models. In order to ensure about quality and feature of bike helmet, you should choose product of reputational manufacturers although price of them will be higher than normal product.

About price, it is very diversity – it depends on many factors such as brand, quality basically you should choose a bike helmet with high quality to ensure safety for yourself when moving by this vehicle.

How To Choose Bike Helmet

There are many factors which you need to care when choosing this product therein safety is an important factor when moving by two-wheels vehicles therefore quality of bike helmet should be the leading concern of user when choosing this product instead of price.

You should choose bike helmet with full three parts including shell of helmet, foam layer absorb collision and strap. Shell of helmet should be made hard materials to bear strong collision. Foam layer should be smooth and thick to absorb impact to minimize force impacting into head of user when collision happens.

Strap should be steady and made by soft material to avoid causing uncomfortable feeling for user. In addition, you should choose bike helmet with stamp on the shell. This stamp shows that bike helmet was accredited about quality and feature. You can go to genuine dealers or online website to find and buy this product.

After quality, you need to consider about design and usability of bike helmet when choosing this product. Each people will have own hobby therefore you can choose bike helmet depending on some criteria such as design, style, color, brand or harmony with your bike.

In addition, you should also choose based on your budget to balance between price and feature of bike helmet. Finally, you need to remember that always wearing bike helmet when you want to move by this vehicle. When wearing bike helmet, you need to tie strap to ensure safety for yourself if not protective feature of it will be disabled and you will be able to have serious accidents.

 

Tricks To Choose And Use Bike Helmet

 Nowadays, bike is favorite vehicle of many people on the world. Benefit of cycling is very clear – it can help user improve their health, increasing strength of immune system, bone system and so on however just like other vehicles, you also have risk of accident when moving by this vehicle therefore you should have method to protect yourself when moving by this vehicle.

There are many ways to do this therein wearing bike helmet can be considered as the most effective way.  Below are some tricks to help you choose and use bike helmet properly and effectively.

Why You Should Use Bike Helmet

Brain is the most important organ on body of human however it is just protected by a thin layer including bone and skin. This protective layer will not be able to bear collision when moving with speed about 30 km/h and more therefore bike helmet is one of the most important equipment with cyclist to protect their brain.

Most of bike helmets are result of a reasonable aerodynamic design. They will be designed with lightweight to create comfortable feeling users as well as avoiding causing pressure into neck and head of user when wearing. Normally, a bike helmet will be designed with three main parts including shell, layer to absorb collision and strap.

Therein, shell is usually made by premium plastic – shell of bike helmet should be hard to bear impact when collision happens. Layer to absorb collision is usually made by soft materials such as foam or porous. Strap will be made by smooth material to create comfortable feeling for user when wearing.

There are some safety standards of bike helmet such as multi directional impact protection system with effect to decrease direct impact force into brain when collision happened to decrease risk of brain injuries. In addition, when using bike helmet if there is strong collision causing crack on bike helmet then you should not use this bike helmet because protective feature of it was disabled.

Tricks To Choose Bike Helmet

As mentioned above, bike helmet is an indispensable device when moving by this vehicle. Wearing bike helmet will ensure safety for cyclist when incidents happen. There are many types of bike helmet on the market however two most popular types are road and mountain bike helmet.

Therein, road bike helmet has aerodynamic design to decrease wind resistance, lightweight and do not have visor. Mountain bike helmet has similar design as road helmet however it can protect nape of user as well as having visor. A good bike helmet is a helmet suitably with size of your head.

You need to know size of your head to choose size of bike helmet. Normally, size of each manufacturer is different however most of bike helmet will be designed with size as follow: XS (52-53 centimeters), S (53-55 centimeters), M (55-56 centimeters), L (56-58 centimeters).

In addition, there are some technical parameters of bike helmet which you need to consider when choosing this product including weight, vents, visor and certification. Firstly is weight of bike helmet. Weight of bike helmet will be printed on box of product or pasting inside bike helmet. A lightweight bike helmet is always the best choice for user.

Next is vent. Vents will decide air circulation of bike helmet. Normally, visor will not be used for road bike helmet because it will create wind resistance however it will be very helpful if you have to move under sunlight. Certification will show protective ability of bike helmet. There are many different standards therein QUATEST 3 can be considered the most popular standard.

Tricks To Use Bike Helmet

Most of bike helmet will be designed with feature to adjust size suitably with head of user.  When you wear bike helmet, you should not let bike helmet lean towards the front or rear. You need to wear to distance from eyebrow to upper edge of bike helmet about 1 inch.

You need to use strap when wearing bike helmet however you should not tie strap too tight or too loose because if too tight it will cause uncomfortable feeling and if too loose protective ability of bike helmet will be disabled.

Notes For Choosing Bike Helmet For Your Child

Today, bike is favorite vehicles of many children although this vehicle is not too dangerous such as other vehicles but this vehicle still has risk of certain danger therefore in order to ensure safety for your child when moving by this vehicle, a bike helmet is very necessary and indispensable.

A bike helmet operates by absorbing force impacting to minimize risk of brain injuries for your child. Skull of child is hard but it is not too thick. Your child can be cracked skull when collision happens without wearing bike helmet. Below are some notes to help you choose the best bike helmet for your child.

Type Of Bike Helmet

There are many different brands of bike helmet on the market therein each brand will have many models with the difference about design, feature, quality and so on however basically, we can classify bike helmet for child into two main types including hard-shell helmet and soft-shell helmet.

Therein, hard-shell helmet will be made by glass fiber wrapped by polystyrene and soft-shell will be made by polystyrene wrapped by cloth. Both of type can also ensure safety for your child the difference of them is comfortable and feeling of your child when wearing them.

Notes For Choosing Bike Helmet

In order to choose a suitable bike helmet for your child, you should follow some notes below. Firstly, you should choose a bike helmet with light color or bike helmet with reflective mirror or wrapped by reflective paint because when your child wear them everybody will be easy to see them to avoid accident caused by limited sight.

Next, you need to find a bike helmet with suitable size with head of your child. Normally, bike helmet will be designed with many different sizes even some types can be designed as a baseball cap. You should not choose a bike helmet too tight or too loose with head of your child because if too tight your child will feel uncomfortable therein if too loose it will not be able to ensure safety as a fit bike helmet. You have to tie strap of bike helmet when wearing and being adjusted length to suitably.

You need to ensure that your bike helmet was certificated about safety feature if not it will not be able to keep safety for your child. There are many different safety standards such as MDIPS or QUATEST 3. You should not choose old bike helmet for your child.

An old bike helmet can also be good however it is very hard to realize problem of it. If you are not expert in this field, you will not be able to realize cracks or fault on an old bike helmet. Cracks or fault will make bike helmet lose protective ability of it therefore you should buy a new bike helmet for your child to ensure about quality and protective ability of it.

You should choose bike helmet based on hobby of your child (design, color, type).In using process, if bike helmet has abnormal signs such as shell of bike helmet has cracks or deformation so in this case, you should not let your child continue to use this helmet because maybe protective ability was disabled.

Sometimes a small crack on shell of bike helmet can also is sign of big problem about structure of it therefore in order to ensure safety for your child; you should check status of bike helmet regularly. You should change new helmet for your child after a period of using (it can be two years or less depending on usage frequency of your child).

Tips To Use Bike Helmet Effectively

Helmet is an indispensable device when in traffic whether you move by motorcycle or bike then helmet is still very necessary to help you avoid the serious injuries caused by sudden accidents. In fact, many people still think that bike helmet is not too necessary because bike has slow speed however this thing is very wrong.

Just like other vehicles, bike can also cause serious brain injuries for cyclist if they do not have necessary safety method. Bike helmet can be considered as the most important equipment to ensure safety for cyclist when moving by this vehicle however if you do not know how to use bike helmet properly then danger can still come with you therefore below are some tips to help you use bike helmet properly and effectively.

Structure Of Bike Helmet

There are many different types of bike helmet but basically structure of bike helmet is the same they just have difference about design. Bike helmet can be classified into two main types including road bike helmet and mountain bike helmet.

The difference between two types is not too large therefore many people usually can not distinguish them. Therein, mountain bike helmet is usually designed with visor at the front with many vents to decrease temperature from head to help body of users more comfortable when wearing.

Road bike helmet will not have visor because they will cause difficulty for user when cycling. Vents of road bike helmet are also designed with smaller size to decrease noise when moving with high speed.

Tips To Use Bike Helmet Effectively

If you want to use bike helmet effectively to protect yourself then firstly, you need to choose a bike helmet with suitable size with your head. When wearing bike helmet, you have to feel comfortable, suitable without too tight or too loose.

In using process, you should not use solvent or chemical to clean your bike helmet because they can make shell of bike helmet broken. If you want to clean bike helmet you should just clean it by soap and warm water. You should not dry bike helmet under high temperature and you should replace by new bike helmet if there is strong collision impacting into helmet or there are cracks or fault on shell of helmet.

According to many researches, if you can wear bike helmet properly when in traffic – it can help you 69% reduction in the risk of causing brain injury as well as 42% reduction in the risk of death. In order to use bike helmet properly and effectively, you should follow some steps below.

Step 1:

Open strap to two sides then wearing bike helmet on your head to ensure that size of helmet is fit with your head (do not ever wear helmet which is too loose or too tight because if too tight it will cause uncomfortable feeling and if too loose helmet can be thrown away from your head when moving at high speed).

Step 2:

Tie strap of helmet. You need to remember that if you do not tie strap of helmet then protective ability of helmet will be disabled. When tying strap, you also need to care that you should not tie too tight or too loose because if too tight you will be able to be choked your neck and if too loose helmet will be able to be flipped down and causing danger if collision happens.

When tying strap, you should try by putting two fingers into your chin if your finger can touch into your chin that means your strap is fit.

 

Some Notes When Choosing Bike Helmet

Bike helmet can be considered the most important equipment for cyclist. Just like other helmets, bike helmet is designed with main feature to ensure safety for cyclist when moving by this vehicle.

There are many manufacturers of bike helmet on the market therefore users will have many choices however not all also knows how to choose a suitable bike helmet with their demand  therefore below are some notes to help you choose the best bike helmet.

Usage Demand

You should choose bike helmet based on your usage demand with this product. For example, there are many types of bike helmet on the market and each type will have own pros and cons suitably with different usage demand such as road bike helmet will be suitable choice for people who own road bike – it is designed with lightweight, sport model as well as aerodynamic design; mountain helmet is used for mountain bike with rough terrain, with unique design while the helmet for kid will be designed with many colors. If you want to choose helmet for your child then you should choose based on hobby of your child.

Feature

Safety can be considered as the leading concern which you need to consider when choosing this product. Bike helmet should be designed with three parts including shell, layer to absorb impact and strap. Shell should be hard, smooth while layer to absorb impact should be steady and durable.

You should choose bike helmet certificated by safety standards (there are some safety standards such as CE EN 1078 or QUATEST3). You have to choose bike helmet suitably with size of your head because if bike helmet is not fit with your head then protective ability will be disabled. Bike helmet has many sizes therefore you should try before buying.

You need to remember that you will have to wear this helmet very long on your head, with many different weather conditions therefore you should choose a fit helmet to comfortable when wearing.

You should choose bike helmet with ability to adjust. Some bike helmets are designed with wheel to adjust. This ability will allow you wear helmet or wearing a thin visor inside. This part is very necessary if you move under low temperature or when raining – it will keep warm for your head as well as preventing rain dropping into your eyes.

In addition, you should also choose helmet with a pad inside. This pad is designed with feature to create comfortable and smooth feeling between helmet and head of user. This pad can be removed to clean when necessary. Next is vent. Vents are indispensable parts of a good bike helmet.

Vents of helmet will affect to temperature inside helmet when wearing. Many people usually do not care to this problem however if you usually move under high temperature then you will see importance of it.  Finally is weight of bike helmet basically, a helmet with lightweight is always the best choice for user.