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Correctly Fitting a Riding Helmet

At one time when the troxel riding helmet was less a protection feature plus more a way statement. Not so nowadays. Amongst other items it is quite crucial to ensure an accurate fit or the precautionary features of a modern helmet could simply not work. These simple guidelines might help give you the best fit possible

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Measuring

To measure the rider's head utilize a measuring tape placed around the circumference of the head, across the forehead and above the ears. Ensure your measurement is taken with the tape neither too loose or too tight people won't get yourself a correct fit.

Sizing

Using the measurement you took, consult a sizing chart (readily available on the web) and discover the corresponding size on the chart. Helmets might have different sizing methods applied to the label and packaging so make sure you put in writing both the measurement you took and the hat size from the chart, you might need either or both.

Shopping

Furnished with your sizes and measurements, head for a shop. If this describes suitable to get a very first time rider then it is vital that you can actually consider using a helmet on if you happen to all smudged the measuring or misread the size. It's possible to get one of these helmet on in a shop and after that pop home and order online and maybe get a better price.

Testing

With the helmet on your head, try rocking your mind, does it move a lot of or will it feel too tight? If that's the case try a size each side of the one you need to see if it's a better fit. Try adjusting the lining, it could have moved in the shell. When the helmet feels just right, attach and adjust the chin-strap. Again, make sure that everything fits comfortably. The stay away from is made for the helmet to feel awkward when you're on your own horse. The shopkeeper might be expert, use them, ask their advice.

Fashion Statement

When you find yourself happy that the helmet fits right and feels right, you can tackle the fashion aspects. Helmet covers appear in an array of colours so knock yourself out, no-one said that you can't be secure and appear great!
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