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Helmet Trade to Upgrade

How Safe is Your Helmet?

Did you know helmets expire after a certain period of time? If yours is older than 6 years, damaged or worn out - it's time for an upgrade! We're offering you two great chances to trade and upgrade your helmet.

Giro Helmet Pad Refresh

Saturday May 18, 2024 9am - 5pm

Richardson Bike Mart - Richardson location

Bring in your old Giro helmet and receive FREE pads compliments of Giro and Bike Mart.

Giro makes replacement pads for current helmets made within the last 4-5 years.  Old helmet and pads not available?  No problem, trade in your old helmet and receive a credit for the purchase of a new one!*

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Trade In 

May 10 - 19, 2024

Take advantage of our helmet trade in program and receive up to $30 off the purchase of a new helmet when you trade in your old helmet.*

$10 credit off new helmets up to $75

$20 credit off new helmets up to $150

$35 off new helmets $150+

Find A Store

Can't make it to the store? Shop new helmets online for 10% off with code NEWHELMET24

* Some exclusions apply, ask sales associate for more details or email

Bring In Your Old Helmet

Bring in your old helmet to any of our locations.

Let Us Check

Let one of our skilled professionals check your helmet.

Trade Up

 Trade in your old helmet for up to $30 off the purchase of a new one! 

How Do I Inspect My Helmet?

As we ride we tend to pay more attention to the wear and tear of our bike rather than the equipment we wear everyday. A helmet is the single most important piece of equipment to keep you safe, but it is often overlooked. When was the last time you inspected your helmet to make sure it will do it's job in the event of a crash? Here are three easy tips to help you make sure your helmet is safe to ensure a worry free ride. We also offer free helmet safety inspections at all locations, so feel free to bring your helmet in the next time you shop with us! 

Tip #1: Check The Date

After a few years, the high-density foam that your helmet is made of begins to break down and become brittle, meaning that it will no longer protect you in the event of a crash. Take a look inside your helmet to find the manufacture date. If the date is five years or older, it is time to replace your helmet. We also recommend storing your helmet in a climate-controlled environment to help prolong its lifespan.

Tip #2: Check For Damage

Countless hours of exposure to heat, sweat, sunscreen, and not to mention the occasional drop or fumble can really take a toll on your helmet. The foam of your helmet can become more brittle over time making it less likely to protect you in the event of a crash. Look for gaps or gouges in the foam or any cracks in the plastic covering of the helmet. Replace any worn out padding. We recommend replacing your helmet after a crash or high impact to ensure your helmet will give you the most protection.

IImage of the correct way to fit a helmet

Tip # 3: Check Your Fit 

  • Place your helmet on your head with the straps fastened and check the following:   
    • Front: Place two fingers on your brow. To ensure you have proper coverage and the helmet is level, the bottom of the front of your helmet should touch your fingers. 
    • Side: The straps should sit just below your earlobe. 
    • Chin: When the strap is buckled, you should be able to fit two fingers comfortably under your chin. 
    • Snug fit: Your helmet should also be snug enough not to move when you move your head up and down.
  • We recommend purchasing a helmet with an adjustable dial for fine-tuning adjustments.
  • Don't forget to check your child's helmet! *Use their fingers when you are making adjustments to their helmet.


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Come Visit Us Today

At Bike Mart, we love helping you find the right bicycle, cycling equipment, and places to ride (almost) as much as we love riding our own bikes. We invite you to visit a location near you today for friendly, helpful service and more.