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Cycling helmet approved or not?

I have just checked the British Triathlon website in regards to cycling helmet certification and it states the following:[/align] [/align]11.3 Approved cycling safety helmets of ANSI Z90.4, SNELL B90, EN 1078 or an equivalent national standard must be worn by competitors. (NB: a CE mark is NOT an approval mark.)

[/align] [/align]My cycling helmet has the CE mark and above the actual mark it is written: Exceeds ANSI Z 90,4, Certified to EN 1078: (04.97)[/align] [/align]Does this comply with the regulations or not?[/align]


  • MowfMowf Posts: 272
    When did you buy it? If it was in the last couple of years they wont have been allowed to put it on sale without it being approved.
  • just2trijust2tri Posts: 198
    In May 2003, even though I have only started using it in October 2008 ....
  • jon_gjon_g Posts: 318
    it's right there, you're helmet says exceeds ANSI Z 90,4, so yep, you're good to go
  • just2trijust2tri Posts: 198
    Thanks jon_g, I was just concerned because the BTO states specifically the CE mark is not an approval mark and the ''Exceeds ANSI Z 90,4'' is printed as part of this CE mark in my helmet.
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