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Old 11-08-2008, 05:27 PM   #1
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I'm new to the bike scene and was looking to buy a new helmet. I want to spend around 3bills for one. Does anyone know a good helmet that does not have that much wind noise. I know that is not a lot to spend on a helmet. But i want to get the most out of one with that money that I have to spend.
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Old 11-08-2008, 10:40 PM   #2
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In that range I would try on Scorpion rx700 and ex1000, HJC (not sure of exact models), Shark (not sure of exact models here either) and Icon Airframe helmets
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Old 11-09-2008, 06:22 AM   #3
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go to Cycle Gear(south) and talk to Chris. Tell him i told you to come see him. they have a good collection

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Old 11-09-2008, 06:48 AM   #4
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you might check out sparx? $100 sale
dont know much about them but i have seen one and it seemed to be good quality. dot but not snell approved.
also check ebay, thats where i got my shoei
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also pay attention to ebay. it's not unusual to find a suomi spec 1r extreme (arguably the best helmet on the market) for $300 in "as new" condition.
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Old 11-09-2008, 09:03 AM   #6
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For about $350 you can get a solid color Arai or shoei, makes Scorpian, Sparx and HJC feel like junk

Theres a reason why those helmets are cheap
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Originally Posted by Hooligan View Post
For about $350 you can get a solid color Arai or shoei, makes Scorpian, Sparx and HJC feel like junk

Theres a reason why those helmets are cheap
aw come on, i have a scorpion
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