Helmet replacement after 5 years - Wrist Twisters
 
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post #1 of 2 Old 02-19-2009, 05:50 PM Thread Starter
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Helmet replacement after 5 years

Help me out with this one.

Does anyone here buy a new helmet every 5 years?

I seem to remember hearing somewhere that you should replace your helmet after it is 5 years old. What's the logic behind this? I can understand if you have bounced it off the ground or something, but do they just wear out and crumble one day.

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Deterioration of the inside shell, I don't know if this is a true statement or just a skim from the manufacturers to sell you a new helmet but, seeing as to things don't last or are made like they used to, do you want to be the first one to have a helmet failed on you when you most need it?... therein lies the question

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