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A Brief History of Bike Helmets: When Did They Come Out?
Bike helmets might seem like a recent invention, but they’ve actually been around for over a century. The first helmets were made of leather and weren’t very effective. It wasn’t until the 1970s that modern helmets, made of lightweight materials like polystyrene, became popular. Today, helmets are considered an essential piece of safety equipment for anyone who rides a bike.