Bike Helmet On

22 Dec

Cyclists, do you ever accidentally leave your bike helmet on?

It seems I do. Last night at the Leith Library Christmas party I got chatting to the guys from the Housing Office (we share an office in the library). They told me that when I started on one occasion I sat my desk for an hour and a half with my bike helmet on. How embarrassing.

AN HOUR AND A HALF! I have no memory of this event. They ALL remember it. Surly it was just ten minutes? But no. I was freaking people out at the photocopier. They wondered if I knew something they didn’t.

The embarrassing thing is this is not the first time it’s happened. A few years back I visited Cramond Island with friends. We cycled. We left our bikes on the beach and walked around the island and I accidentally kept my helmet on. They didn’t tell me. They were seeing how long it would be before I noticed (thanks guys!). Here’s a before and a slightly embarrassed after photo. Several group photos appeared on facebook too, with ‘the helmet’ tagged…



Posted by on December 22, 2012 in nature


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2 responses to “Bike Helmet On

  1. Zoë (Convo_Pieces) (@Convo_Pieces)

    December 22, 2012 at 6:09 pm

    Ha ha, I love this story! (I must confess that I don’t have a bike helmet, though I only cycle on the cycle path.)


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