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Offline Billington

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Helmet advice
« on: July 22, 2018, 11:02:31 PM »
I need a new helmet, Iíve had my LS2 FF370 for over 5 years.

Should I go to a shop or buy online?

Where is the best place to buy online?

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Re: Helmet advice
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2018, 10:06:38 AM »
Always try on before you buy as they are very variable in shape and sizing. What suits one head will be useless on another.
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Re: Helmet advice
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2018, 01:53:32 PM »
Well I suppose this sort of stuff keeps the board ticking over. Not my cup of tea though.
Getting grumpy.

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Re: Helmet advice
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2018, 05:01:01 PM »
I always say you can't beat one of these. It works for me.


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Re: Helmet advice
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2018, 11:21:24 AM »
What ever you buy make sure it fits properly, as a badly fitted helmet could actually be worse for your head in an accident.

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Re: Helmet advice
« Reply #5 on: July 24, 2018, 04:25:05 PM »
why would anyone who it would appear has been riding for at least 5 years need advice on buying a crash helmet?


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Re: Helmet advice
« Reply #6 on: July 24, 2018, 11:24:53 PM »
Back when helmets were not compulsory here I think we all rode with more caution as we knew what would happen. These days riders are cocooned in helmets and leathers, knowing they will be protected, and some don't take as much care with self preservation.

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Re: Helmet advice
« Reply #7 on: July 25, 2018, 08:45:03 AM »
Possibly so, but I still wouldn't want to knocked off in town doing 30 and hit me nut on the tarmac!

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Re: Helmet advice
« Reply #8 on: July 25, 2018, 12:14:03 PM »
Wear one of my foil helmets Rex, the voices will give warning of impending doom.

Also will protect from alien radio broadcasts, and repels gnats.

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Re: Helmet advice
« Reply #9 on: July 25, 2018, 12:40:58 PM »
Is it seagull and pigeon proof?
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Re: Helmet advice
« Reply #10 on: July 25, 2018, 03:07:09 PM »
It is if you buy the death ray version, no way they'll get to nick your chips out your hand, if they come within 25ft, they get frazzled.

I always wear mine at the seaside, I leave a trail of smoking sky rats behind me.

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Re: Helmet advice
« Reply #11 on: July 25, 2018, 03:23:58 PM »
I'm sorted for a Bacofoil lid thanks but I hear there going down a storm in Trump's America.
Something to do with Russian deathrays and that poor little Hillary losing the election..

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Re: Helmet advice
« Reply #12 on: July 25, 2018, 06:50:57 PM »
I live near Salisbury, please do not mention Russians ::) ::)