Posted on September 13, 2011 by Sharon Ball
I can’t remember if I told you guys this or not, but during my first ride—the long distance trip to Alabama, a section of padding inside my helmet popped off. I want to go on record as saying I didn’t do it! It wasn’t me—that’s my story and I’m sticking to it. For those of you who don’t ride, you’ll be surprised to know there is a shelf life for helmets. Who out there can tell us the shelf life for a helmet that has not been in an accident? Each person who leaves a comment with the correct answer will be entered into a drawing to win a $10 Starbucks gift card.
Okay, where was I? Oh yes, my new helmet. Isn’t she a beaut? I’ve used my new lid one time, but so far I’m really liking the comfort and feel of it. I had no idea there was a process for figuring out what size helmet a person wears. Basically, it’s just a matter of trying on a few and then comparing how snug it fits on your head. I’m no expert to be sure, but here are a few tips that I learned during my helmet sizing experience.
1. The helmet should fit snug against the crown of your head.
2. If you wiggle your head from side to side, the helmet should not wiggle with your movements.
3. It’s normal to feel the padding pressed against the sides of your face, but your checks should not be scrunched up to your eyes.
4. Your ears should not be pressed into the side padding.
So there you have it—motorcycle helmet sizing 101. Oh…don’t forget the contest. Leave me a comment with the correct answer to enter the contest to win a $10 Starbucks gift card. The contest winner will be announced next Tuesday, September 20th.
Behold – The New Harley-Davidson
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Posted on June 22, 2010 by Sharon Ball
I’m delighted to announce that Amanda Stanely is the winner of last week’s book drawing contest for A Hope Undaunted by sweetheart and writer extraordinaire Julie Lessman. Congratulations, Amanda!
Romance Writer Julie Lessman Joins Us Today
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Posted on May 6, 2010 by Sharon Ball
Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner! I’m delighted to announce that Linda has won a copy of Finding Jeena by Miralee Ferrell. Congratulations, Linda!!!
An Interview with Author Miralee Ferrell
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Posted on April 29, 2010 by Sharon Ball
Congratulations to Amy the winner of the 3-book giveaway, compliments of author Robin Shope. Amy has won a copy of Ruby Red, The Christmas Edition, and The Easter Edition. Happy reading, Amy!
Exciting News From Author Robin Shope
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Posted on April 27, 2010 by Sharon Ball
I’m delighted to announce the winner of last week’s contest. Sarah Salter has won a copy of The Pastor’s Wife by Jennifer AlLee. Let’s hear it for Sarah! Yay!!!
Writing, Faith, and Family with Author Jennifer AlLee
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