I’m going to start writing on a series called, “why should I shop my local tack store instead of shopping on the internet”? Yes, the internet is at your finger tips, but does it really save time?
Some things cannot be replaced by the internet, like good old fashion shopping. Sizing helmets for proper fit is one of those things.
This will be a blog that will hopefully show that shopping with ABRT is more beneficial to riders for several specific reasons. The biggest culprit is helmets. I hear the same statements over and over again about people shopping and not getting what they expected and end up sending stuff back numerous times. ABRT staff stays on top of safety and fitting requirements of all our helmet brands. Charles Owen has a helmet safety and fitting lecture, my staff and I attend it every August at the trade show.
This is a great lecture that refreshes our knowledge and keeps us up on any new safety or fitting trends. We also have tutorials with new helmet brands like Samsheild to make sure we are fitting them properly and are able to answer customer questions about the helmet features.
At ABRT we have been fitting helmets for a while and know our stuff!! We are here to answer your questions and make sure that the helmet fits properly. When you just measure your head, or your child’s head, its not a sure way to get a good helmet fit. Heads are different shapes, and hair can really miss with a fit. We try on several different sizes and shapes before we get the right fit and its not always the measured size, esp. if you tuck your hair into your helmet.
Customers often come in after they have had a helmet shipped back and forth several times because of the wrong fit, and are exhausted with the process. Telephone operators and internet space doesn’t know or care like we do for a good fit and your safety, they don’t even know you.
We want to know you and make sure that you are happy with your purchase. Helmet fitting is something that we pride ourselves on and it will save you lots of time in the long run, plus its fun to shop at ABRT.
We can also help you customize a helmet if you want to get noticed for your originality.
So come and let us fit you and ensure that you ride safely every ride!!!