Clothing

Published
18 Aug 2016

CYCLE HELMET.


1.Straps fastened under the chin.

2. Front strap should be as vertical as possible and the rear strap should join the front strap just below the ears (forming a 'v'
just under the ears).

3.Should fit comfortably on the head + there should be very little movement.

If you can slide the helmet off the head, either backwards or forwards, you need to tighten the straps. Always get the cyclist to take the helmet off before adjusting the straps.

 

Should have a CE mark and conform to an appropriate standard e.g. BS EN 1078:1997 or SNELL B95.

 

CLOTHING

Avoid baggy clothing - this can get caught in moving
parts.

Trousers and tracksuit bottoms, should be
tucked in to prevent them becoming entangled
in the chain.

Must wear shoes with shoe laces tucked in.

Appropriate for the weather and environmental conditions (e.g. warm, waterproof ). Don't forget gloves

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