9 replies to this topic
  • Yamaha600Racer

Posted April 26, 2004 - 11:46 AM


hey guyz....time to get a new helmet...i want to spend around $150 - $200... im liking the NO FEAR Optimal helmet....anything else to consider in that price range? thanks alot guyz :)

  • rbsdsu

Posted April 26, 2004 - 12:38 PM


You can get the HJC AC-X2 on ebay for like 159.00, thats a sweet deal for an awesome helmet!!!

  • crayztwentyseven

Posted April 26, 2004 - 02:21 PM


Check out the new bell helmet for about 200 bucks it looks sick, :D the one I saw was black with red flames around the bottom. and I think it was at www.motosport.com :)

  • Satch0922

Posted April 26, 2004 - 03:08 PM


I ruined my Thor at Splendora two weeks ago. I bought and M2R Rev2 off of e-bay for $70!!! They are $200 helmets. Alot of people really like them because they are super light (2.8 lbs or something). Then again some people don't like them for one reason or another. I figure for $70 I can't go wrong.

  • Matt96xr6

Posted April 26, 2004 - 04:00 PM


You only have one head, use it wisely!

I am a big fan of the TLD, Shoei and Arai helmets for comfort and protection. You get what you pay for! I just bought a new TLD after a few to many years in my Shoei.

But the HJC Chromiums are a very nice lid for the money.

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  • Doug_Caldwell

Posted April 27, 2004 - 03:22 AM


I have to put my vote out for HJC AC-X2 helmets. They are very affordable and have a vaiety of colors to make people happy. Oh, I forgot to mention that they are one of the best helmets made. They also make helmets for a number of clothing companies like Thor.

  • Yamaha600Racer

Posted April 27, 2004 - 03:27 AM


No body like the no fear helmets? :)

  • Anssi

Posted April 27, 2004 - 04:31 AM


No body like the no fear helmets? :)

Who cares? If you like the look and the helmet fits you good, go ahead and get one. I don´t think anybody tries to sell a non-certified helmet any more.

I have the Arai with the detachable nose or whatever. It is pretty much the lightest helmet made and I like it a lot.

  • Yamaha600Racer

Posted April 27, 2004 - 03:32 PM


i think im gonna go for the arai vx-pro i found for 350 new! its a leftover....so how do they fit compared to shoei...i wear a large shoei so a large arai? thanks Pete

  • YZFan

Posted April 27, 2004 - 04:26 PM


Shoei and Arai are not even close in how they fit. If the shoei fits you really well you better try on the arai first. Totally different helmets. I have an Arai head can even get the Shoei in the same size on. Good luck

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