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Yes. And no. It makes some sense in that a helmet should fit snug enough to stay on on its own. The chin strap's job it to keep the helmet on your head after the initial impact. Were one to have some condition (a skin condition, stitches on the face or neck, etc) where the chin strap was extremely detrimental, one would be somewhat safer riding with a ...


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Like everything else on a bike, there is some maintenance associated with your helmet. The pads are designed to sop-up sweat and not grind the salt into your scalp when it evaporates. (essentially, to keep them dry, you'd need to not sweat...) If you try to keep them dry with head-coverings... you are just spreading the wetness around. Not saying that ...


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Most helmets (certainly the last 6 or 7 I've owned) have the pads held in by velcro so can be removed and washed or replaced. A lot of people I know wear either a headband or a "buff" (google it, it's a brand name) to help a bit with the sweat. All that said, I'm surprised your helmet pads don't dry out. I also live in Luxembourg and I can ride morning, ...



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