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    661 Recon Stealth helmet opinions

    I was wondering if anyone can provide some feedback on the 2013 661 Recon Stealth helmets. I can get one for around $60.00 but not sure to go with it or the Fox Flux or maybe Poc trabec if i can ever find the black one on sale .

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    Its a bloody great helmet, i ditched my flux for it and couldnt be happier, its got better straps than the flux, its lighter, better pads, better airflow, and it feels great, ive a 61cm head, i got the L/XL and its perfect, i also own 661 FF helmets, the same goes for them.
    i highly recommend the recon, and for 60 bucks you cant go wrong.

    P.S it looks slick in the matte black, lol all helmets look better in matte black
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    I was in the same delima but the recon was no where near that price. I went with the camo flux as I paid around 40.00 for it.

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    I'll second what Tone posted for the Recon. My two current helmets are the Recon and Uvex xp cc. Both are great, but the recon has more padding. However, I really like the Uvex dial retention system and chin strap. I think I paid $80 for the recon and $50 something (on sale) for the uvex.
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    I'm interested too in the 661 and in a Giro hex. Could somebody tell me which one is the better and which has less "mushroom" effect on a 56-57cm head? Thanks!

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    Re: 661 Recon Stealth helmet opinions

    Have owned a recon, trabec, hex and a few other lids. I would say forget them all and check out the giro feature. Best looking most comfortable helmet you can get IMO. And reasonably priced as well. Its all i wear now along with most of the people i ride with.

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