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    They say that it's too big and wouldn't protect me in a crash and that instead I should buy a tighter fit. It also wobbles from side to side as I ride so they started calling me "Shaking Stephens". Is there any fact in their assertion that a smaller helmet gives you more protection?
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    youre far too old to be doing this
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    Nobody is too old to cycle.
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    A poor fitting helmet can kill you
    Go to a bike shop and ask for a trial fitting, compare what you have to what they offer.

    RAF pilot helmets have to be pulled slightly open in order to get them on.
    I borrowed a mate's bike to go to the shops, he has a big head and a full face helmet
    I did a "lifesaver" look before a right turn and the whole helmet span around so I was looking through a tiny hole!

    I have a davida open face and it was really tight to start with, the shop suggested stuffing it with rolled up cloth for a day or two, which made it looser, but still tight. It now fits.
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    my helmet is too big and won't protect me in a crash either.. But i shouldn't be waving it around when driving anyway..
 
 
 
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