There are perhaps more than two schools of thought when it comes to the wisdom of wearing a helmet or not. However, the arguments generally fall into two pretty distinct camps. One side argues that the statistics definitely show that wearing helmets do save lives, and the other side argues that it is a choice that should be entirely up to the rider.
Anyone riding in the southwest as a matter of habit, or for special reasons, does so with the hopes of experiencing the thrill of the open road. Most riders enter into it with at least some knowledge of the risks involved, and no one sets out with the … Read the rest