Helmet Found in Milnethorpe

arnsider
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Helmet Found in Milnethorpe

Postby arnsider » 29 May 2016, 7:06pm

Has anyone here lost their Helmet?
This afternoon, at Milnethorpe, by Sues Snack Bar, on the wall.

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Re: Helmet Found in Milnethorpe

Postby eileithyia » 29 May 2016, 8:52pm

I can spread the word on Facebook with the Lancs cyclists as well.....
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Re: Helmet Found in Milnethorpe

Postby Phil Fouracre » 30 May 2016, 5:03pm

The intriguing case of the lost helmet. A 'true' wearer would never go near their bike without it on, let alone ride it! God forbid, think of the risk :-)
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Re: Helmet Found in Milnethorpe

Postby Mick F » 1 Jun 2016, 10:38am

Thinking about this, I reckon that the helmet owner was on an End2End. Milnthorpe is on the A6 and on the "standard" End2End route .... I've passed through the town on my rides a few times.

Maybe the rider wasn't an experienced rider and just forgot about the helmet. By the time he/she would have remembered, it could've been too late to turn back.

Just an idea.
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Re: Helmet Found in Milnethorpe

Postby Tangled Metal » 1 Jun 2016, 10:46am

Plenty of enders through there for sure. The corner of the carpark has She's food van. Not a bad place to stop for refreshments. Very popular van indeed.