On Thu, 12 Feb 2004 12:43:39 -0000, "Adrian Boliston" <[email protected]> wrote: "JohnB" <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected]... ) )> Went into a :supermarket a few years ago with two of my girls when 3 and 5. )> We were told to take off their :helmets as they were a "security risk". ) )I often take my bike into our local HSBC to deposit :cheques and have not been )confronted regarding my helmet, although bikers *are* required to remove :helmets )before entering the bank. ) ) All branches of HSBC are local Pushbike helmets don't hide the face likem/c helmets do. I've not had probs taking bike in banks, mind, it is a Brompton -- Comm again, Mike.