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How can I tell if my bicycle helmet fits properly?

Also in conjunction with the Cleveland Clinic comments. It's a common misconception to think age determines helmet size. Bicycle helmet size is based on head size, not age.

To ensure you are getting the right helmet size, it's important to measure a cyclist head. Using a regular tape measure, start above the eyebrow and wrap it around the head. Write down the number of inches, and bring it with you when you go to buy a helmet.

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