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Would you still wear a helmet if you rode a cruiser/Harley?

I think I would, maybe just not a full face.
 

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its the law to have one. no choice.
 

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It's not the law in Indiana, but I would definitely wear one. I'd never get on any bike without protection.
 

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when i ride my dads cruiser i wear one if im goin for a ride ride.. if im takin it to work down the road no..
 

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Bugs, flying debris, crap and bad drivers don't care whether you're riding a sportbike or a cruiser. I always wear full face, even when riding cruisers.
 

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I always wear a full face, no questions asked. A bike is a bike, the full face is there for protection, and bikes...whether sport or cruiser, do not hold prejudice. They'll smash your head both the same.
 

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I would wear a full faced helmet no matter what kind of bike I rode. I friend of mine has riddin' a Harley all his life with a peanut shell helmet and a good friend of his went down with the same helmet, grinded up his face pretty bad. The next day my buddy bought a full faced and has worn it ever since.
 

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Id wear full face no matter what bike im riding. But i do agree a full face looks like it doesnt belong with a cruiser so it would have to be all black.
 

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:shifty Hell yeah I would! I race motocross too and have been down way too many times.....and dirt is a lot softer than pavement or a cager. I"ve torn up several mx helmets and my street helemt when i layer my bike down last summer. I would be dead or a vegetable right now if it weren't for wearing a helmet.
 

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I always wear a full face, no questions asked. A bike is a bike, the full face is there for protection, and bikes...whether sport or cruiser, do not hold prejudice. They'll smash your head both the same.
Yeah, that's probably the best way to look at it for sure
 

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Never ridden a cruiser bike before but I would still sport a full face helmet. I can't imagine going 70mph and having a bug, rock, trash, or even the wind hitting my face.

I got into a little debate about gear, not just helmets, with a Harley rider who is sort of a friend of mine. He said he didn't all the gear (full face helmet, leather/armor jacket, gloves) that sportbike riders needed because he didn't go as fast. I pointed out that we both went 60 - 70mph on the interstate. He said it didn't matter.

I offered to push him out of a moving car at 40mph with just his vest and half-helmet on and see how it felt. He declined. But he rides on the interstate in just that all the time.
 

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I owned a cruiser for a number of years. I always wore a full face helmet.
My cruiser friends would make fun of me sometimes, I would just show them my helmet from a crash at the track. The chin piece was cracked and ground down to the base material. That would have been my face in less than a full face helmet.
 
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