Helmet inflation

Discussion in 'Helmet Discussions' started by Dogtrousers, 14 Mar 2017.

  1. http://road.cc/content/news/219087-cycle-helmets-back-inflation-basket

    Bicycle helmets have been added to the basket of goods used to measure the UK's inflation rate. Goods included are meant to reflect contemporary habits and technology so as to better indicate the changing cost of living.

    The Office for National Statistics (ONS) measures the price movements of 700 goods across 20,000 UK outlets to calculate inflation.

    There have been 16 additions to the basket for 2017. Cycle helmets are back after a 12-year absence and the list will also now include gin, jigsaws and non-dairy milks.
  2. Old news :okay: http://www.cyclingweekly.co.uk/news...sh-impact-six-times-traditional-helmet-288549
  3. Shaun

    Shaun Founder Moderator

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  4. Strangely, a rise in helmet price is actually one thing that directly affects me. The price of the latest spangly carbon fibre lids is:eek:.
  5. I know I was just being facetious hence the smiley :okay:
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