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Old 07-16-2010, 12:36 PM   #41
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so you never really tested the helmet then? a few scratches......

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Dear Arai Helmets:

I want to express my gratitude for the fine product you make and the way one of your helmets served me in an accident.

I was riding westbound on 1-20 near Weatherford, TX at what eyewitnesses later said was about 140mph on my CBR600RR when the accident happened. I don't remember the accident or, in fact, most of that day. However, I know I took out a street sign with my Arai helmeted head and also took out a guard rail which indicates the force of the impact.

Most of my ribs on the left side were broken as was my sternum. My lungs were bruised. My leg was broken in eight places and my back was broken. There was no injury to my head or brain thanks to my Arai helmet. I was a paramedic for six years and attended too many crashed motorcyclists and had seen first hand the difference a quality helmet can make in the after accident outcome. That is why I bought the Arai just two weeks before my accident.

The responding trooper had taken the helmet to use in safety lectures. When I asked my mother to get the helmet for me she contacted him. He was amazed that I had survived and returned the helmet so that I could use it in my own lectures on safety. My body was so damaged that the hospital gave me only a ten percent chance of recovering. But I did and my head and brain are just fine and I've returned to full time work. I've sent a series of photos of the helmet so that you can see how good a job it did for me.

Thanks again Arai, Gary B. / Fort Worth TX
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Old 07-16-2010, 12:39 PM   #42
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, I should have kept my 600RR.
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Old 07-16-2010, 01:31 PM   #43
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so you never really tested the helmet then? a few scratches......

Arai Helmets

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A 140 MPH Get-Off & Taking Out a Signpost With His Head!

Dear Arai Helmets:

I want to express my gratitude for the fine product you make and the way one of your helmets served me in an accident.

I was riding westbound on 1-20 near Weatherford, TX at what eyewitnesses later said was about 140mph on my CBR600RR when the accident happened. I don't remember the accident or, in fact, most of that day. However, I know I took out a street sign with my Arai helmeted head and also took out a guard rail which indicates the force of the impact.

Most of my ribs on the left side were broken as was my sternum. My lungs were bruised. My leg was broken in eight places and my back was broken. There was no injury to my head or brain thanks to my Arai helmet. I was a paramedic for six years and attended too many crashed motorcyclists and had seen first hand the difference a quality helmet can make in the after accident outcome. That is why I bought the Arai just two weeks before my accident.

The responding trooper had taken the helmet to use in safety lectures. When I asked my mother to get the helmet for me she contacted him. He was amazed that I had survived and returned the helmet so that I could use it in my own lectures on safety. My body was so damaged that the hospital gave me only a ten percent chance of recovering. But I did and my head and brain are just fine and I've returned to full time work. I've sent a series of photos of the helmet so that you can see how good a job it did for me.

Thanks again Arai, Gary B. / Fort Worth TX
My apologies. I had incorrectly assumed that people were intelligent enough to form their own opinions rather than relying on marketing gimmicks from a manufacturer.
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Old 07-16-2010, 01:33 PM   #44
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My apologies. I had incorrectly assumed that people were intelligent enough to form their own opinions rather than relying on marketing gimmicks from a manufacturer.
FK that. I need to find out what Chuck Norris would wear, cuz thats the next helmet I will buy.
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Old 07-16-2010, 01:34 PM   #45
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not really a gimmick, it's a real arai, and i would guess a real story behind it.

just another real world test.
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Old 07-16-2010, 01:37 PM   #46
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He should have put Arai stickers on his chest, back and leg
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Old 07-16-2010, 02:05 PM   #47
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He should have put Arai stickers on his chest, back and leg
lol.. , you made me laugh water out of my nose!!
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Old 07-16-2010, 04:38 PM   #48
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FK that. I need to find out what Chuck Norris would wear, cuz thats the next helmet I will buy.
his skin is thicker then diamonds alone, his bones are 98% adamantium, he wears no helmets...helmets wear him
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Old 07-16-2010, 09:05 PM   #50
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I will trust my life to Scorpion helmets again. cheap price, hard core protection..(i cut down my original post considerably, but my previous helmet was a race rep Arai. and I LOOVED it..until I bought the scorp exo 400, at Cycle Gear on a dirt cheap closeout, and had my accident this year in it.)



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FK that. I need to find out what Chuck Norris would wear, cuz thats the next helmet I will buy.


Chuck Norris's head & beard both exceed Snell and DOT certifications.

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