Since '02 xBhp is different things to different people. From a close knit national community of bikers to India's only motorcycling lifestyle magazine and a place to make like-minded biker friends. Join us


Lenovo ThinkPad
Castrol Power 1

Look further to stay alive.

Our Partners

User Tag List

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 12 of 12
Like Tree11Likes

Thread: AIIMS To Develop Low Cost Helmet for India

  1. #11
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    3 Post(s)
    0 Thread(s)

    Default Re: AIIMS To Develop Low Cost Helmet for India

    Quote Originally Posted by TheArcher84 View Post
    Members here or people elsewhere can continue to bring down this motive by their skeptical comments though. If people who doesnt wear the helmets even after imposing any kind of rule, you cant change them. But any common man who once becomes afraid that he might loose his life becoause he doesnt have a lid on his head, will definitely buy good products or try to adhere to the rule.

    Its just time people here and elsewhere educate themselves and not throw such negative comments. Rather welcome it. Create awareness about it. There a n number of rides conducted for racism and other things...why dont people who rant about this "low-quality" go on ride to create awareness rather than for a pleasure ride of his own.
    Archer, you could not be more right. I have always evangelized the need for all kinds of protective gear because I have crashed and spent time comatose in a hospital particularly because I wasn't wearing my helmet. But I have found and you will also find that ignorance is often willful. Most people who buy the Rs.250 roadside helmets, keep them purely to avoid the fines from their traffic thulla. They will probably not buy a Rs.750-1000 higher quality helmet because it will protect them better. Deep down inside, we all believe we are better riders/drivers than we actually are.

    Having said that, if there is such a ride, count me in.

  2. #12
    Rusted TheArcher84's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    54 Post(s)
    0 Thread(s)

    Default Re: AIIMS To Develop Low Cost Helmet for India

    Quote Originally Posted by Bornagainbiker View Post
    Having said that, if there is such a ride, count me in.
    I wish the GTGs which are planned for meeting one-other can be turned into such awareness campaign. People dont just follow when you tell them first time. Either they are ignorant or too heavy-headed to hear others opinion.

    If we talk about safety and other aspects, spreading this awareness through a ride from xBhp would be an ideal start. Its upto others as well to pool in their opinion in the respective GTG thread and not rant here.

    Going a little OT here. We would like to see every biker on the road with ATGATT. But thats not going to happen soon. Atleast a basic education to them about Helmet is not going to degrade us by any means. We may be seen as stupid to this societey, but if such awareness campaign goes on in all the cities for quite a while, people and even Traffic police will encourage this.
    Bornagainbiker likes this.
    R15S - Current
    Honda Dio - Current
    TNT 600i - Sold
    Classic 500 - Sold
    Pulsar 220 dtsi - Sold
    Yamaha YBX125 - Sold

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Similar Threads

  1. Operational and Maintenance cost of a SBK in India
    By TheArcher84 in forum Superbike And Imports
    Replies: 55
    Last Post: 12-24-2018, 03:54 AM
  2. [xBhp Universal Thread]: Bike ( Two wheeler Servicing cost) Pan India
    By srikany in forum Universal Threads
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 07-15-2013, 07:13 PM
  3. Replies: 18
    Last Post: 05-27-2012, 02:04 PM
  4. Replies: 99
    Last Post: 12-29-2010, 10:44 AM
  5. India-Scientists develop F-Cell motorcycle
    By neerajtikku in forum News
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: 01-07-2005, 02:38 AM

Tags for this Thread


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts