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03-11-2009, 03:33 PM
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Originally Posted by IniNew View Post
Why wouldn't you want it to fit snuggly on the chin cup? That seems backwards. If your chin fits snuggly, instead of the chin cup being hit INTO your chin, it should spread the impact along the cup and lessen the impact on your chin, not too mention keep your helmet on. Think football helmets.

Then again, I'm from Texas and did grow up playing football so I may be wrong, but wearing my helmet with the chin strap and chin cup straps tighter felt much better for me.
No, you're right. Wearing it with the chin cup off the face is something that a lot of kids like to do because it's apparently more cool to have your cage flopping around then to have it protecting your face.

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