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    Troy Lee Carbon D2 venting & weight vs. Deviant & Pryme?

    I've read all the recent threads on the specialized deviant and the pryme helmets as good candidates for all mountain riding. Unfortunately there aren't any bike shops in my area that stock all the helmets I want to try out. Based on what I've read it sounds like the venting is great on these two helmets and they're pretty light.

    I have the chance to get a smokin' deal on a troy lee carbon D2. Does anyone know how the venting and weight of the D2 matches up against the deviant and pryme?

    I'm not going to use this helmet for all my riding. I'm only going to use it for my 'extreme' all mountain days....which usually entails about 5 miles of uphill and then as much downhill as possible with some medium size hucks and gaps.

    Any thoughts???

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    I have a deviant, but if you have a smokin' deal on a D2 that would be hard to pass up.

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    That Troy Lee is a great helmet, but I haven't seen anything to match the venting of the Deviant and Pryme AL. Personally I wouldn't want to use the Troy Lee for much riding where I had to pedal very much or work hard for any time. To me, even the Deviant and AL are too hot without removing some of the neck, chin, and ear padding.

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    Pryme AL

    there is a piece on here ( do a search) on modifying a Pryme AL for more all around riding. I have one for DH and love it. Light and pretty damn cheap too. The TLD is nice but too rich for me.

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    Deviant

    I just got a Deviant and I love it. Nice and light and airy, but I had to remove that plastic fit piece in the back. OUCH! It was killing me.
    Guess I was in between sizes. Medium was way too big. Small is great...Without that piece. It's super comfortable now.
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    have you taught about the giro remedy?

    I got one this summer, light and extremely well vented,

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    Love my D2, but its too hot for trail riding. I'd vote for the Deviant.

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    I know.

    Quote Originally Posted by the deanage
    there is a piece on here ( do a search) on modifying a Pryme AL for more all around riding. I have one for DH and love it. Light and pretty damn cheap too. The TLD is nice but too rich for me.
    I'm the one who started it.
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    I really like my deviant, but i've never tried it trail riding.
    Well, I was just riding along when...

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    I use the CF Remedy for FR/DH. The Deviant is ventilated a bit more.
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