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5 tips to find the perfect bike helmet

Safety first! This also applies to cycling. Particularly important is helmet, which protects us from serious injuries in the event of a fall. is intended to protect against head injuries. But with so much choice on the market, it's not so easy to find the right find the right model for themselves - and especially for their children. We have put together five tips for you again, which will help you to This will make it easier for you to decide when buying your next helmet:

1. more is more

Even if the first helmet you try on doesn't look like much to you, you'll still be able to wear it. and supposedly fits well, you should in any case still other models in order to have a good comparison and to determine the best fit for you.

2. not all helmets are created equal

If you need a helmet for mountain biking, you should not buy a Buying a road bike helmet. So the respective models are also always designed for a specific purpose. Applications on the Mountain bike helmets, for example, protect your glasses against dirt splashes, the shape of a road bike helmet is particularly aerodynamic. So pay close attention to what your helmet has to be able to do.

3. a helmet seldom comes alone

Let's be honest: the helmet will almost never be the only thing you wear. when cycling. Therefore, it is advisable to wear accessories such as Sunglasses, bonnet, sweatband or headband to go with it. try them. After all, glasses can spoil the pleasant trade feel of the The helmet's supposed perfection can quickly be undone. The same goes for anything you put on under your helmet.

4. "The sits"

Did you know that there is a very simple rule about wearing helmets that are too big? already ruled out once? We'll tell you: Watch out for the Make sure that the helmet can also be worn unbuckled on your head. head and does not slip. If it does not, reach for the next smaller model.

5. pssst: Mips®

A really good helmet that guarantees you the best possible safety, you can easily recognise the Mips® safety system. This should help to reduce the impact on the head in the event of an oblique impact. to reduce rotational forces. This protects the body in the event of a fall. so in addition.

Probably the best tip, however, is the one for buying a helmet, especially when it comes to children, to go to the specialist shop and to make use of competent advice. Because only if nothing nothing can go wrong.

We look forward to welcoming you to our store in Gmünd.
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