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Time for helmets in gyms? 6-Sep-2006 At 5:25:08 PM sticky
On 6/09/2006 cheesehead wrote:
>Style and convention I think mostly.
>I pretty much always wear a helmet when cycling, and mountaineering, even
>if there is not rockfall danger.
>Never when sport climbing, sometimes when trad climbing...
>Rarely when driving.
>Without actually thinking about the activity and likely dangers ('potential'
>dangers are infinte a waste of time), what I normally do, and what other
>people do come into effect.
>Of course I can and do think for myself, but most of us follow the flock
>to at least a small, perhaps subconscious degree

Mat, I thought you never wore a helmet on rock because in the UK anyone who wears a helmet is considered a 'punter' and laughed out of the Peak District. Is that still the go over there?

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