Bike hire helmets

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Bike hire helmets

Postby gorilla monsoon » Mon Nov 04, 2013 12:49 pm

I understand cheap helmets can be bought for the hire bikes in Melbourne CBD. Where do you buy them from? I am looking for a cheap helmet on which to attach a GoPro and thought a fwew bucks on one of these would be the way to go. I plan to be in Melbourne for a few days on Melbourne Cup business.
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Re: Bike hire helmets

Postby bychosis » Mon Nov 04, 2013 1:22 pm

Or you could go to big-mart, k-w etc. I picked up a couple of basic helmets for under $10 a while ago and a better one, with adjustable retention a thingy on the back for about $20. Went away camping with bikes, but without helmets, kmart, problem solved now we have spares.
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Re: Bike hire helmets

Postby nezumi » Mon Nov 04, 2013 1:36 pm

The Melbourne helmets are available from 7/11 shops near the hire bike racks.
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Re: Bike hire helmets

Postby gorilla monsoon » Tue Nov 05, 2013 12:12 pm

Cheers, Nezumi.
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Re: Bike hire helmets

Postby rjk » Fri Nov 08, 2013 9:57 am

Also a lot of time there are free helmets left on the bikes. The ones you purchase from the 7/11 are $7. The best place is the 7/11 in bourke st up near russell st they have thw most stock. Also the helmet locations are on the back of the display at the bike hire station

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Re: Bike hire helmets

Postby Mulger bill » Fri Nov 08, 2013 10:25 pm

Vending machine in Sudden Crass station last time I looked. Right behind the bluebird station on Spencer St opposite Little Collins
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