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#244344 - 04/01/15 08:56 PM Re: Driving the MTW with a Helmet? [Re: KBMOG]
Martyn Culling Offline
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Registered: 02/10/11
Posts: 1947
Loc: Snorbans, UK
Don't use a helmet in the two speeder and apart from competition, I don't know anyone who drives a two or three speeder who does.
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#244346 - 04/01/15 09:02 PM Re: Driving the MTW with a Helmet? [Re: The Austrian]
The Austrian Offline

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Registered: 17/10/14
Posts: 3263
Loc: Austria, close to Vienna
My request was based on a 5speeder, actually for long distance trips. For a fun trip to the next city I use a traditional pilot cap and stylish goggles
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#244351 - 04/01/15 09:17 PM Re: Driving the MTW with a Helmet? [Re: The Austrian]
Chris99 Offline

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Registered: 17/07/13
Posts: 2425
Loc: West Sussex, UK
As I'm fairly tall I find it more comfortable to wear a helmet for anything but short journeys.

A Premier Jet open face with sunglasses or clear safety glasses for good weather and a full face for rain.

Whatever your headwear preference good eye protection is a must.
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#244360 - 04/01/15 10:18 PM Re: Driving the MTW with a Helmet? [Re: The Austrian]
Matty Offline
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Registered: 30/08/13
Posts: 797
Loc: Berkshire
Winter dull days
North Face lined beanie and fleece neck tube with mark 8 goggles

Winter bright days
Thermal balaclava ray-ban's and forage cap

Summer
As above without balaclava

I wear a helmet on my motorbike


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#244373 - 04/01/15 11:12 PM Re: Driving the MTW with a Helmet? [Re: The Austrian]
nippymog Offline

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Registered: 03/08/13
Posts: 1207
Loc: Cheshire, UK
Would never wear a helmet under any circumstance in the M3W except when forced to by ACU regs for hill climbs etc.

Regularly do the M6 commute with just my wooly hat.

Always wear eye protection of some kind - thats a no brainer.

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#244374 - 04/01/15 11:16 PM Re: Driving the MTW with a Helmet? [Re: The Austrian]
Gambalunga Offline

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Registered: 03/09/11
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Loc: Mandello del Lario, Lake Como,...
Helmets are a legal requirement in Italy too.

Caberg, by the way, is an abbreviation of Casco Bergamo. Casco being helmet and Bergamo is a rather interesting city about 40km from where I live.



http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bergamo
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#244375 - 04/01/15 11:27 PM Re: Driving the MTW with a Helmet? [Re: nippymog]
RedThree Offline

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Registered: 23/10/12
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Loc: Furry Boots City
Originally Posted By nippymog
Would never wear a helmet under any circumstance in the M3W except when forced to by ACU regs for hill climbs etc.
+1
Sheepskin flying helmet in the winter, bare head with Factor 50 in the summer when warm (surprisingly often) or leather flying helmet when a bit cooler. I wear glasses so goggles tend to go on once speed gets above about 30 or 40mph.
Would consider wearing a helmet where required to by law!

Which raises a thought; could we do with a list (sticky post?) of which countries require a helmet by law in the three wheeler and actually might enforce it for a visitor or indeed a resident?
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#244398 - 05/01/15 08:53 AM Re: Driving the M3W with a Helmet? [Re: RedThree]
Steve62Hope Offline
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Registered: 07/11/12
Posts: 213
Loc: Kent, UK
Sticky post on this subject would be most helpful as i only wear a beany hat and goggles and intend to do some European touring smile

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#244401 - 05/01/15 09:05 AM Re: Driving the MTW with a Helmet? [Re: The Austrian]
HJP Offline

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Registered: 24/04/13
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Loc: Lincolnshire uk
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Like nippymog and Calum , I can't think of any reason for wearing a helmet , I have a selection of hats and flying helmets and put a waterproof balaclava underneath when needed .

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#244403 - 05/01/15 09:15 AM Re: Driving the M3W with a Helmet? [Re: The Austrian]
Jays Offline

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Registered: 08/02/11
Posts: 14003
Loc: Cumbria UK
You need one of these! woohoo

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