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What is a Bike Helmet?

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What is a Bike Helmet?

Wearing a bicycle helmet is a smart idea.

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Definition: Becoming more widespread in the 1970s, a bicycle helmet is meant to be worn on your head while—you guessed it—riding a bike. Why is it important to wear one? Because it’ll protect your skull should you fall off your steed. Styles vary, but many helmets today feature vents for keeping your head cool, and don’t interfere with peripheral vision. Wear one.

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