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    Cheap Chinese helmet for $23 delivered?

    Did a quick search, nothing came up. Anyone own one of these lightweight helmets with a crazy amount of holes? I write "holes" because I'm not sure how the lid actually vents.

    New Sports Cycling Bike Safety Bicycle Honeycomb Type 41 Holes Adult Helmets | eBay

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    Hell no!

    What's your brain worth? If it's only $23, try it. Has anybody ever had a widowmaker and thought, "Damn, I'm sure glad I saved $35 and bought a cheaper helmet?"

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    Rip off of a Catlike.

    ~Edit, nevermind, I am blind.
    Last edited by Fix the Spade; 10-21-2012 at 04:04 PM.

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    REI has a few helmets on sale right now from Bell and Giro. The Giro Feature is $55 right now. That's what I use, and I like it. That's a measly $30 more than that question mark helmet from Chairman Mao's Glorious Machine and Tool Works in Chongqing, China.

    Not even a debate.

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    I see no mention of any kind of certification or testing, so avoid it.
    In the listing it states:

    2, quality assurance (through CE.CU.CPSC EN 1078 certification)
    If the certifications are to be believed then I find it no different than the Chinese made helmets with well known name brands emblazoned on them at 4 times the price.

    And it may be the exact same helmet as the Catlike. Kinda like how you can buy the same exact lights as the ones branded MagicShine directly from China, for less money with a different name.


    Bicycle Helmet Countries of Origin

    Off tangent but all these branded sunglasses are made in the same factory right next to each other, in fact they are each other in some cases with minor frame design differences and/or color changes. Yes, I watched 60 minutes 2 weeks ago
    Arnette
    Eye Safety Systems
    K&L
    Luxottica
    Mosley Tribes
    Oakley

    Oliver Peoples
    Persol
    Ray-Ban
    Revo
    Sferoflex
    Vogue
    The company also creates eyewear under license for designer labels such as:[15][17]
    Anne Klein
    Brooks Brothers
    Bulgari
    Burberry
    Chanel
    Chaps
    Coach

    Dolce and Gabbana
    DKNY
    Donna Karan eyewear
    Miu Miu
    Polo Ralph Lauren
    Prada

    Ralph Lauren Purple Label
    Paul Smith
    Stella McCartney
    Tiffany & Co.
    Tory Burch
    Versace
    Versus

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    So it does, my bad.

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