Happy Helmet Guide

Courtesy of CycleChic

We believe wearing a cycling helmet need not to be an embarassing ordeal that leaves you crying in shame. A helmet cannot only protect your lovley head but can be a great boost to your confidence. It can also look fabulously stylish. Here's our 4 step guide to finding a helmet that looks and feels great.

 1. Measure your Head

You will need a flexible tape measure and then simply place it around the circumference of your head, pulling it taut. The tape measure should be positioned at the following 3 points. You can then look at the sizing charts below for our different brands to see what size you need.

2. Choose a style

SAHN Classic Helmet

For those who have been searching for a stylish helmet that compliments their ride and destination.

Belle Helmet

Safety doesn't have to compromise style!

3. Check it fits comfortably and securely

Place the helmet on your head, push it down ensuring it sits level and does not tilt backward or foward. The helmet should feel snug but not uncomfortably tight.

Tighten the chin strap, the 'Y' shape should fit just underneath your ears. Make sure it feels secure, you should not be able to get more than a finger between your chin and the strap.

It's too small if...

       It feels so tight it is causing pain

       There is space between the top of your head and the helmet

It's too big if...

It wobbles when you move your head from side to side. if it wobbles it may be too big. Depending on your helmet type there maybe adjustments you can make either with padding inserts or a dial or strap at the back.

Make the neccessary adjustments and do the wobble test again...

Thank you CycleChic!

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