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I have used some half-inch thick strips of foam to help raise the helmet You need to add the foam where there is a void between your scalp and the helmet. It should not be added where the helmet presses on your head. Small amount should not mess up how the helmet works. Its no different to going from a long haircut to a short haircut. In winter I wear ...


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In my country, cycle helmets are mandated by law for use on the road. It is illegal to sell a non-certified helmet for the purposes of riding on the road. So any accident where you're not wearing an approved and certified helmet could result in insurance cover being refused, regardless of whether the helmet is a cause or a mitigator. Like having your car ...


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It depends, if you get a WWII surplus helmet, then no, definitely not. They do not meet any safety regulations and have no cushioning to absorb the impact of a crash. A modern combat helmet (i.e. MICH 2000s, PASGTs) work fine because they have a cushioned lair that can absorb the impact. In fact, many special forces units still wear them when they use ...


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Short answer: they're not required to. According to http://www.spkids.com/pages/astm-helmet-safety-standards-explained this standard consists of these tests: Dropped from two meters on flat anvil (iron block); drops from curbstone and hemispheric anvils placed higher than bicycle helmet testing Three anvils mimic various mountain bike terrains for ...



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