How much should I spend on a bike helmet?

Are expensive bike helmets worth it?

Safety standards/certifications are exactly the same for all bike helmets regardless of price, however, the expensive helmet will most likely be made from better quality materials, may weigh less, have better ventilation, have additional features and look more appealing than its cheaper counterpart.

Are cheap helmets OK?

Budget. The great thing about buying a helmet with the AUS/NZ safety sticker is that a new $30 helmet is likely going to be just as safe as a $400 helmet. The difference lies in the build quality, weight, ventilation, aerodynamics and comfort.

Why are Ruby helmets so expensive?

The workshop maintenance is expensive because of the environmental and other administrative requirements which have become very rigorous in China during the last few years. Material quality: Each piece of material we use to proceed with production is the best material money can buy, there is no cheating.

How long do you keep a motorcycle helmet?

Helmet manufacturers recommend that you replace your helmet 3 to 5 years from the ‘date of manufacture‘. Helmet replacement is also endorsed by the Snell Memorial Foundation which recommends that “motorcycle helmets be replaced after five (5) years of first use, or less if the manufacturer so recommends.”

What happens if you fall off your bike without a helmet?

Bike accidents without helmets are far more likely to result in death or brain trauma than ones where the cyclist’s head was properly protected. In 2014, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, over 60% of deaths in bicycle crashes were people who were NOT wearing a helmet.

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Are some bike helmets safer than others?

Researchers connected with Virginia Tech have found some bicycle helmets provide more protection against concussions than others. … Researchers connected with Virginia Tech have found some bicycle helmets provide more protection against concussions than others.

Are all bike helmets created equal?

No. There are different helmets for different activities. Each type of helmet is made to protect your head from the kind of impacts that typically are associated with a particular activity or sport. Be sure to wear a helmet that is appropriate for the particular activity you’re involved in.