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Always wear a bicycle helmet to reduce the risk of permanent injury or death from a crash.

To make sure your helmet fits right, put it on then use the “eyes,ears,mouth” test.

  • Eyes: When you look up you should see the front rim. If not, your helment won’t protect your forehead.
  • Ears: The side straps should come to a “V” just below each ear.
  • Mouth: When you open your mouth wide, you should feel the helmet push down on your head. If your helmet doesn’t pass the test, adjust its buckles.

Wear bright clothing, use lights, reflectors, a bell and a mirror to see, be seen and be heard.

Consider using the other equipment illustrated below to make your ride safer and more comfortable..

 

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