What kind of helmet should I buy???

10 replies to this topic
  • fastmonstr

Posted September 07, 2002 - 07:30 AM


Whats your favorite lid???

  • huskyrider

Posted September 07, 2002 - 07:43 AM


Any affordable full face that'll color match the gear and bike I'm riding.
I see you live in Austin. Do you know of any good riding in the hill country where you could camp out for the weekend and have a good selection of trails to pick from.

  • Fryboy

Posted September 07, 2002 - 08:00 AM


Any Snell 2000 certified helmet in the 200.00 range.


  • stanley

Posted September 07, 2002 - 09:56 PM


If it is comfortable, meets Snell 2k, and is priced nowhere near an Arai (although I love their helmets) I will buy it.

  • Vibeguy

Posted September 07, 2002 - 10:39 AM


Had to finally give up the Bell Moto 3, it was pure he$$ getting the rotten foam pieces out of my hair!

Tried on half a dozen different helmets at the local dealer, including a $500 Shoei and found I liked the KBC the best for a nice snug fit with no pinch points. Plus it as $134 on sale.

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  • Bill

Posted September 07, 2002 - 03:38 PM


HJC, CLX3 around $120, comfortable, removable washable liner, DOT and SNELL approved.


  • SMD

Posted September 07, 2002 - 04:27 PM


Dude get the ARAI :)

  • banffboy

Posted September 07, 2002 - 04:28 PM


MSR Superlight

  • Thumpin'_Canuck

Posted September 07, 2002 - 04:46 PM


If you try on an Arai, you won't want anything else. Considering the material you will be putting in this product, you can/can not justify the extra $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$.

Damn, I sound like I could be a sales rep.(not)lol

  • SealClubber

Posted September 08, 2002 - 05:32 PM


If its not Snell rated it is junk. Plain and simple. After that it is just personal preference.

  • Durango_Dave

Posted September 08, 2002 - 05:53 PM


I tried on a lot of helmets including the $500 Shoei and most fit the front of my head like a nutcracker - bought an Arai and when I'm riding I don't even notice that I have it on. You've got to go with whatever fits the shape of your own head! :)


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