Re: published helmet research - is helmet good thing or bad?

Discussion in 'rec.bicycles.soc' started by Just zis Guy, you know?, Jul 30, 2004.

  1. Bill Z. wrote:

    >> BHSI is both a one-man operation and a major helmet promoter,
    >> offering support and resources to pro-helmet groups.

    > If a one-man operation is a "major helmet promoter", when what on
    > earth are you complaining about? It's not like the "one-man
    > operation" has a $50,000,000 annual budget.

    He has friends, and spreads the word effectively. The UK equivalent is
    essentially a one woman operation and has received around half a million
    dollars' worth opf public funding in the last four years.

    > If you think Randy is into advertising more than accuracy, do the
    > seneible thing and ignore his web site.

    You can't ignore him, because people read that site and believe the

    > <long discussion about Randy snipped>
    > Sorry dude - if he has a one-man operation, putting out random
    > thoughts, that is by definition not serious.

    Try Googling on helmet topics and see how often BHSI crops up.

    May contain traces of irony. Contents liable to settle after posting.

    88% of helmet statistics are made up, 65% of them at Washington