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Finding the perfect bike helmet for kids

February 12, 2015

There would be nothing more important than protecting the head of a child riding a bicycle.

Sadly finding the perfect helmet for yours isn't going to be a straight-forward process.

You might get lucky but it’s rare that the first fit is going to be perfect; there will usually be a bit of adjusting at least. Not to mention a bit of nagging over colors and patterns.

Kaye from Ivanhoe Cycles shares with us advice and knowledge so that whether you buy a new bike for birthday or Christmas you can be more confident that you have the perfect outcome for your child.

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Kids Helmets and Skate Bike Helmets

Kaye demonstrates the features of a small helmet that will fit a head about 17 inch to 21 inch in circumference. She talks about safety standards and the new trend towards skate bike helmets as well.

The Youth Helmet and the Kids Helmet

Kaye looks at two different helmets, one aimed at older kids (or ‘youth’) and the other at younger riders. She talks about features as well as what helmet is best for what style of rider/riding.

How Do You Know it Fits?

Good question. Kaye uses a quick personal anecdote to explain why it’s nigh on impossible to fit a helmet without having the head involved in the fitting! She talks through the benefits of going to a professional helmet fitter in a bike shop.+

If its time to buy a helmet Good luck! - You shouldn't have any problems after hearing what Kaye has to say.