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So you think helmets ruin the riding experience?

1778 Views 18 Replies 10 Participants Last post by  Need4Speed
Perhaps it does, but so does death.

Check out these statistics:
In 2003, fifty two percent of fatally injured motorcycle riders were unhelmeted.

Two-thirds of unhelmeted fatalities were in states without a universal helmet law.
NHTSA research shows that, in potentially fatal crashes, helmets have an overall effectiveness of 37 percent in preventing fatalities.

In 2002, helmets saved an estimated 1,005 lives.

At 100 percent use, an additional 579 lives could have been saved in 2002 alone.

Only 58 percent of motorcyclists were observed to be wearing helmets according to the 2002 National Occupant Protection Use Survey (NOPUS).
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Need4Speed750 said:
If you cant enjoy riding, with a lid on, then you dont know the first thing about what riding a motorcycle means.

I bet he still isn't wearing one right now. :D
Aaron said:
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beanz said:
does anyone have the ballz to go fast with out a helmet?

I don't know if it is do they have the ballz, its do they have no freaking brains and just don't care what happens to them. Its just stupid to not wear one.

Riding a bike with no lid is just like riding with a gilatene. Either way, you could and can lose your head. Just plain stupid. :bash:
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