Some of the benefits of wearing a motorcycle helmet include the reduced risk of head injury by 69 percent and the reduced risk of death by 42 percent, while one of the drawbacks is a reduced field of vision. However, the... More »

The biggest benefit of motorcycle racing suits are that they allow the rider to slide on the ground after a crash, preventing road rash. The second biggest benefit is that the armor built into racing suits often prevents... More »

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Before purchasing a motorcycle helmet, a rider should measure his head at the largest circumference, which is typically just above the eyebrows. Since sizes of helmets typically range between small and extra-large, check... More »

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To find the correct motorcycle helmet size, measure the head at its largest circumference, which is above the eyebrows, over the eyes and around the back of the head. Helmets are sold in sizes of S, M, L and XL, and ever... More »

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According to Rush University Medical Center, helmets protect the head by absorbing most of the impact energy during a fall or collision, thereby reducing the risk of a serious brain injury or death. The Alaska Center for... More »

A flu vaccination offers protection from the flu, leads to a milder sickness if a person catches the flu, and reduces risk of hospitalization or death, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its pos... More »

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The 10 critical pieces of motorcycle body armor include the chest protector, neck collar, gloves, leg guards, boots, hip armor, jacket, back protector, helmet, and elbow and knee padding. Although the helmet is not techn... More »

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