A Brief Guide on How To Place Your Bicycle Helmet
This technique has been adopted ever since the advent of the cycling helmet. The beauty of this style lies in it’s shear uncluttered simplicity The bolts of the stem are used as an anchor point for the straps, whist the natural weight of the helmet holds it in place. Suggest the rider can either be a pro, or keen amateur with an eye for style.
Cyclist are divided as to whether the helmet should or should not be placed on the table. But a few riders happy with this arrangement have taken this way of placing your helmet, to a new level. Yes, by turning the helmet and utilising the space within, it turns into a handy receptacle, for possessions that will otherwise A, clutter the tabletop, and B, be stuck in your back pocket making it uncomfortable to sit back in your chair. Innovative and space-saving.
Not the most elegant of techniques it must be said, but one that is quick and remarkable effective, especially for those in a hurry, to place their helmet somewhere. The helmet straps, with clasps fastened, are simply looped over the upwardly protruding lever hood, which in normal circumstances, would be the one facing away from where the bike has been lent. The saddle cover. A new style, not as common as most of the methods described , in which we see the inner workings of the helmet, via the empty space, being used to fit the saddle inside. And therefore hold the helmet in place.
Although appealing to the eye, it’s a technique that can’t be rushed, and takes time to get optimised. It’s also a risky one, replying on balance rather than tethering. The doorknob suspend This is a reliable utility method, rather than a decorative one, employed when answering a call of nature in a bathroom cubicle in your kit. Now rather than place your prized headgear on a potentially damp and dirty floor, simply hook the chin straps over the doorknob, leaving the inside of the helmet facing upwards, providing a handy space to put your jersey and other items in, rather than risk putting them on the ground.
The chair swing Favoured by those who A, aren’t in the helmets of tables camp, or B, don’t want to put their helmets in the floor. The way in which the helmet is hitched to the chair, will be determined by the style of chair itself. Meaning there’s a fair bit for the hanger, or owner, to consider. Are there multiple rails or spindles, does the chair have ears, do you loop, tether, or suspend? The possibility are endless.
The simplest and most common way of placing your helmet. It takes seconds to learn, but years to master. First ensure the straps are tucked into the inside of the helmet before placing the helmet gently onto the flat surface of your choice, with the top of the helmet facing upwards.
Born in UK, Stephen has already won numerous awards at cycling competitions, including no #1 at The Fast Cyclist European 2019 Award, no #2 for 2016 edition and no #1 for 2014. Besides the high-performance European competitions he participates in, Stephen is also a very pro-active supporter of ecology and how cycling can help reduce the impact that cars have on our planet. He enjoys also using his mountain bike to go on rides across Austria’s and Italian mountains, in deep down falls. For long-distance tracks, Stephen uses his bibs with new adjustable straps in the back. For city rides, he enjoys testing a variety of bikes that will deliver the performance and reliability he is looking for.