New Helmet Time!

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Levi_501
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New Helmet Time!

Postby Levi_501 » Tue Oct 30, 2012 20:50 pm

I know helmets have been done over and over and then over again, but...

I am looking for a new helemt to commute with. I like full face protection ones; for the simple reason they offer protection to the face. As far as I can see it, anything a rider could liekly land on is harder than his/her face!

I looked at the road ones, but they seem only to do a jaw bar.

This one imediately jumps out at me

http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Mode ... elID=69478

Otherwise it could be a motobike, cricket, American footbal, horse riding one, better still could go for a hockey mask, now that could make the commute fun :mrgreen:

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Re: New Helmet Time!

Postby Rolf F » Tue Oct 30, 2012 21:07 pm

Crikey! Rather you than me in that thing! :shock:
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Re: New Helmet Time!

Postby Initialised » Tue Oct 30, 2012 21:07 pm

You getting a back brace, wrist braces, shin pads, body armour and chucking your self down mountains and punishingly technical black grade trails and DH parks or is it just for the ride to work?

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Re: New Helmet Time!

Postby rubertoe » Wed Oct 31, 2012 08:01 am

I see some guy commuting on a Hybrid type thing in a full face helmet.

bit overkill.
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Re: New Helmet Time!

Postby dhope » Wed Oct 31, 2012 08:47 am

rubertoe wrote:I see some guy commuting on a Hybrid type thing in a full face helmet.

bit overkill.

Hybrids eh?
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Re: New Helmet Time!

Postby rubertoe » Wed Oct 31, 2012 08:55 am

dhope wrote:
rubertoe wrote:I see some guy commuting on a Hybrid type thing in a full face helmet.

bit overkill.

Hybrids eh?


Exactly, He shall henceforth be known as Hybrid Helmet guy. :wink:
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Re: New Helmet Time!

Postby mudcow007 » Wed Oct 31, 2012 08:57 am

may i suggest

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just make sure you follow a strict "oiling" schedule, or oxidization may occur
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Re: New Helmet Time!

Postby cyclingprop » Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:22 am

I've seen one of those on Millbank before. Was surprised he could keep upright, and he certainly couldn't keep up.
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Re: New Helmet Time!

Postby spasypaddy » Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:33 am

ive seen a few people commute with these things on. i can see the logic but its not for me

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Re: New Helmet Time!

Postby UndercoverElephant » Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:36 am

mudcow007 wrote:may i suggest

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just make sure you follow a strict "oiling" schedule, or oxidization may occur


Not enough face protection, really. Try this:

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Re: New Helmet Time!

Postby Torvid » Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:39 am

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Hi viz and a built in light perfect for the commute...
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Re: New Helmet Time!

Postby Asprilla » Wed Oct 31, 2012 12:39 pm

cyclingprop wrote:I've seen one of those on Millbank before. Was surprised he could keep upright, and he certainly couldn't keep up.


Yellow boil in the bag, full face helmet and tracksuit bottoms riding a tourer?

I used to see him all the time. He'd be dressed the same in July and January.


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