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 Post subject: Helmet advice
PostPosted: Fri May 13, 2011 9:36 pm 
Old School Hero

Joined: Fri May 21, 2010 11:36 pm
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Location: Devon
Now I don't own a helmet at the moment - had one years ago but god knows where it ended up.....

So, on the lookout for one and wondered what was considered the best for performance, but more importantly for me, best value for money. :wink: Probably think a full face one is a bit of overkill.

I also have an incredibly fat head, so would need to be XL. My trackday helmet is XL too, and thats a tight squeeze....


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PostPosted: Fri May 13, 2011 9:48 pm 
Gold Trader / rb Rider / Special
Gold Trader / rb Rider / Special
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Location: Rurally close.
not sure about sizes and that but i think some cool looking ones are fox flux and 661 recon i think

that kind of shape
reasonable prices too

if that helps?! :lol:


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PostPosted: Fri May 13, 2011 10:05 pm 
Anglian Deputy AEC
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I have a Giro Xen and it fits my fat noggin lovely. Do have the biggest size they do though.


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PostPosted: Sun May 15, 2011 2:16 am 
B.o.T.M. Winner / Feature Bike
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My melon head is 7 3/4 (62cm) and I find i can only wear a large Specialized. Giro are very tight, likewise Catlike and Bell. I often have to sand bits out to get them to fit properly which can't be good!


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PostPosted: Sun May 15, 2011 6:36 pm 
MacRetro rider
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Just purchased an XL Bern Hard Hat for bicycling & skating - very happy with it. And not too expensive.


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 02, 2011 10:36 pm 
Old School Hero

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I ended up buying a Bell XLV from Ebay which was about £10 or so cheaper than Halfords (etc) RRP

Looks OK and fits my big bonce fine!

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