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Old 01-03-2007, 10:22 PM   #1
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Ban Arai!

Haha..you Arai fans are gonna love this..:laughing6

So what's this news i hear about Arai failing the DOT standard test for 2006.

I'm still searching for the whole story, that's what i heard from a reputable source..if someone else finds it before me then please post up..

So much for Arai..
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Old 01-03-2007, 10:30 PM   #2
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Dude, your disdain for Arai is getting facking stupid. Why are you posting up bollshit that you can't even confirm with internet investigation?
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Old 01-03-2007, 10:31 PM   #3
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Old 01-03-2007, 10:32 PM   #4
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nothing there?!?!?!
UGH!..

Brena! Click on "Download the File!"

see Pg 2, it says "FAIL"
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Old 01-03-2007, 10:33 PM   #5
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Old 01-03-2007, 10:34 PM   #6
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It was just one model and size medium not all of them ...
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Old 01-03-2007, 10:39 PM   #7
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not only that they still passed the test.. just failed one part of it.
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It was just one model and size medium not all of them ...
I know i know..

I'm just spreading the awareness..so peeps know what's up..

i usually don't care much for stuff like this, but when it comes to helmets, i'm dead serious!..

Specially if its Arai :icon_bigg

right TOM :confused1

Besides, look at it as one MORE reason not to buy an over priced Arai..
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Old 01-03-2007, 10:46 PM   #10
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Yeah...I hear ya on that one....

I bought a brand new scorpion exo and a couple of months later heard they were having recalls on them......
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Old 01-03-2007, 10:48 PM   #11
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Yeah...I hear ya on that one....

I bought a brand new scorpion exo and a couple of months later heard they were having recalls on them......
It was cuz last year alot of Scorpions failed the test..

i remember something about reading how the critics said even though the majority of their new models failed to get the DOT stickers, they still posted a very high number in sales..

So basically by me posting this it wont affect Arai or anyone - but its awareness which we should know..
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Old 01-03-2007, 10:48 PM   #12
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i haven't heard of any recall's on scorpions?
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Old 01-03-2007, 10:50 PM   #13
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Old 01-03-2007, 10:55 PM   #14
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Cheap helmets aint good, good helmets aint cheap. Whats your melon worth?
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Old 01-03-2007, 10:59 PM   #15
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I've owned many helmets and the only one that I love is Arai. Its just "a little" better
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I've owned many helmets and the only one that I love is Arai. Its just "a little" better
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I still want to know about the scorpion recall? i would think scorpion would have contacted me wanting their helmets back before they lost their in lawsuits!?!?
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Old 01-03-2007, 11:26 PM   #18
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Definatley important to have a good helment. Thank that I had a decent helment ( not great ) because when I had my accident going about 90 mph I was sliding and tumbling on the concrete for at least 60 feet, the last 10 feet or so I was useing my face as a surf board. Had it first not been for , and a ok helment my handsome face would be all jacked up!!!!!!
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Definatley important to have a good helment. Thank that I had a decent helment ( not great ) because when I had my accident going about 90 mph I was sliding and tumbling on the concrete for at least 60 feet, the last 10 feet or so I was useing my face as a surf board. Had it first not been for , and a ok helment my handsome face would be all jacked up!!!!!!
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