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Helmet Tech

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Humans been aware of head injury risk for some time, as there is evidence of helmets in wartime dating back some three millenia. Combat helmets were common up until widespread firearms, largely fading from use as weaponry rendered them useless but for ornamentation until advances in World War II. Bicycle crash helmets of some form have been around since the days of the ordinary, first with the common pith helmets of the day and then moving towards arrangements of padded leather strips, evolving into the hairnet helmets that lasted into the 1970’s. Bicycle helmets have come a long way since, with a myriad of choices available today.

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