Sharky35 wrote:Regardless... A bike is a motorcycle you peddle.
A bike's top speed is MAybe 30mph...
My Motorcycles top speed is over 120mph.
I do not have to wear a helmet... by law on my motorcycle. I do on my bicycle.
Yes, it makes sense. If the gov't is going to make cyclists wear helmets, they should make guys the ride motorcycles wear them as well.
However, helmets save lives. It's simple. Cars, accidents, dogs, whatever it is, when you're topping out at 60 mph on a downhill and you bite it, you'll be glad.
Also, wrecks are more prominent on bicycles than motorcycles. I mean, when you've got a 1 inch wheel diameter, the smallest crack in the road can catch your tire wrong and you can biff it. Another reason helmets are required on the open road.
On a side note, you shouldn't get this deal. These bikes are mediocre deals, however, you'll have to pay your local bike shop to assemble them and that gets pricey. Go down there, it's the beginning of the season and get one on clearance from last year. Or better yet, check out Craig's List and get one for super cheap. Then take it to your LBS (local bike shop) and have them do a tune up. Most run start of season sales so you could get it tuned for ~50$