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Helmets are tested for noise levels in wind tunnels
"... Now, a rough comparison between the various types of helmets would see the braincaps and ¾ helmets as the noisiest, followed by the flip-up (modular) ones, and the full-face, sport ones with the best aerodynamics and therefore, minimal wind noise. However, in many conditions, especially when riding in the busy city traffic, it's better to be able to hear an incoming car and similar noises. I remember the story of a buddy who was riding in Argentina, and ..." Continue Reading →
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