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Old 07-21-2014, 09:37 AM   #31
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I always carry mine with me. The only place I leave it is at the front desk at Golds gym. Why does Golds have such narrow lockers that you cant put a helmet in?
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Old 07-21-2014, 09:50 AM   #32
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OK Harley riders need the helmet on the peg to remember what side to get on from, BMW riders need the helmet so the bike does not get scratched when it falls, the rest if us don't know how to re-adjust the mirrow when it gets out of whack! But, what I envision is those guys at the RAM place developing a mount for such things.
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Old 07-21-2014, 10:49 AM   #33
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But, what I envision is those guys at the RAM place developing a mount for such things.
That's really ingenious. Or the penny tech (are we still using that phrase?) of chopping of a 90* allen key and permanently affixing it to the female fitting in the bar end? Won't work on some applications, but I can see it working on others.

I know there's got to be milk-crate-certified KLR owner out there who's willing to try it.
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Old 07-21-2014, 01:33 PM   #34
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I just clip a caribiner to my hand guard and through the helmet d ring, it is too high to piss into (no that is not a challenge) and there is no chance it is falling anyplace..
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Old 07-21-2014, 02:56 PM   #35
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Old 07-21-2014, 03:44 PM   #36
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...hang a helmet from a motorcycle peg? ugh.
Because there's no room between my brake lever and other jumbled assortment of stuff to hang it from there, besides what's wrong with hanging it from the right foot peg?
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Old 07-21-2014, 07:22 PM   #37
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If you ride in states without helmet laws then this thread becomes a non-issue.
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Old 07-21-2014, 07:27 PM   #38
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If you ride in states without helmet laws then this thread becomes a non-issue.

Dumbasses trying to protect their precious brains
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Old 07-21-2014, 08:59 PM   #39
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I use a Helmet Guardian that locks two helmets near the license plate. I've installed it on 3 bikes now. But it's situational. Sketchy places and the helmet comes with me.

I momentarily set a modular helmet on the seat at a rest stop in Utah. A gust of wind later and I needed to use two hands to open and close it for the next two weeks while on a western states riding vacation. Lesson learned.

My GSA has some kind of goofy over engineered break away mirrors that require me to carry two 14mm wrenches and re-read the adjusting mirrors page of the owners manual every time I inadvertently bump them. So the helmets never sit on the mirrors.

The thought of someone pissing in my helmet when it's hanging on the lock never occurred to me until reading this thread.
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Old 07-21-2014, 09:15 PM   #40
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I always carry mine with me. The only place I leave it is at the front desk at Golds gym. Why does Golds have such narrow lockers that you cant put a helmet in?
The lockers at my high school weren't particularly narrow, but my helmet always ended up being about 1" to 1.5" too wide for the damn thing. I had to carry it around all day from class to class. One day, I got wise and started leaving my helmet, overpants, jacket, and boots in a duffel bag in my last period class with a teacher I trusted.
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Old 07-21-2014, 10:19 PM   #41
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My state has no helmet law.

I always hang it on the giant ass handle bar mirror, clutch side and close the shield, it keeps it dry.

hanging it on the peg would fill it with water if it rains?
does it ever rain where you are?

Not to mention, my boots are on my pegs sometimes, and they have dirt, mud, dog shit, chicken shit, and who knows what other sort of nasty E. coli vehicle that I would prefer to not be in my helmet on them..
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Old 07-22-2014, 06:43 AM   #42
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If you ride in states without helmet laws then this thread becomes a non-issue.
Uh, a lot of us around here still wear helmets even when it's not required by law.
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Old 07-22-2014, 09:45 AM   #43
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If you ride in states without helmet laws then this thread becomes a non-issue.
I ride in states without helmet laws. I still wear helmets.
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Old 07-26-2014, 02:16 PM   #44
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I ride in states without helmet laws. I still wear helmets.
Would you still ride if someone stole your helmet?
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Old 07-26-2014, 02:25 PM   #45
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Would you still ride if someone stole your helmet?

I have and we have a helmet law. Was only a couple miles but I got stopped anyways. Cop asked where my helmet was and I told him someone stole it off the bike. He asked about filling out a report but I figured it wouldn't do any good.


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