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Mountain Bike Helmets

Mountain bike helmets tend to be different from other bike helmets. All bike helmets are designed to meet the specific needs of any given sport. A cross country helmet is not going to have the same design as mountain helmets. For one thing, mountain-style helmets tend to protect more than just the top of the head. Some of them are full faced, like motorcycle helmets. This is because mountain bike riders tend to take long, curving roads at very high speed as they descend from a mountain. Anybody taking dangerous roads at high speeds risks more than just a few spills. Full-faced bike helmets will protect jaws, mouths, noses, and dental work from serious damage. Some helmets aren’t quite full face helmets, but they aren’t quite regular helmets either. Most mountain bicycle helmets are designed to protect the majority of the head from nasty spills or dangerous accidents.  

Mountain bicycle helmets are necessary and important safety precautions. Nobody should go mountain biking without wearing proper safety gear, such as helmets, knee pads, and elbow pads. Helmets can be more expensive than other types of helmet, but the investment is worth it.

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