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    New Helmet

    I am looking for a new fullface helmet i would like something that has lots of surculation, breathable and that you won't get to hot in please any sujestions

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    Price?

    If price is no object, get a Troy Lee D2 Carbon.

    If you're on a budget, get a Bell Bellistic.

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    200$ mabey a little more
    how much is Troy Lee D2 Carbon?

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    $338 from go-ride.com, plus you get free Dragon goggles. Troy Lee also makes some heavier helmets for cheaper.

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    I would go with a Bell Bellistic. I ride Bell and its the best helmet I have ever worn, its really light has tons of breathability and just won't break!
    Life is to short... get out and ride

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    Im currently using a pro rider from a LBS. Not a bad helmet. only paid something like 120 for it.

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    My vote's for the Troy Lee

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    661 full bravo carbon....
    the trick is ENJOYING YOUR LIFE EACH DAY, don't waste them away wishing for better days

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    Giro Mad Max II carbon
    Quote Originally Posted by SHIVER ME TIMBERS
    661 full bravo carbon....

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    Quote Originally Posted by SHIVER ME TIMBERS
    661 full bravo carbon....
    God I hate mine...

    The whole top foam part has seperated from the helmet and is only being held in by the little pads around the ear area, and I'm too broke for a new helmet. Life is awesome.
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    no, but they are shinier....it's like the fututre, where everything is really really shiny.....but still really just the same ol'crap

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    Quote Originally Posted by konabiker
    God I hate mine...

    The whole top foam part has seperated from the helmet and is only being held in by the little pads around the ear area, and I'm too broke for a new helmet. Life is awesome.
    Welcome to my world. 661 can lick my nuts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Kadvang
    Welcome to my world. 661 can lick my nuts.
    Word. I'm ordering a D2 this week most likely, but I can't focking decide which one I want.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zedro
    no, but they are shinier....it's like the fututre, where everything is really really shiny.....but still really just the same ol'crap

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    Quote Originally Posted by konabiker
    Word. I'm ordering a D2 this week most likely, but I can't focking decide which one I want.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheSherpa
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    I dunno, I'm not really diggin' the red insides. Cause it's gonna have to match my new TLD SE air jersey in electric blue and Yodai goggs.

    You know I have to keep it fresh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zedro
    no, but they are shinier....it's like the fututre, where everything is really really shiny.....but still really just the same ol'crap

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    Quote Originally Posted by konabiker
    I dunno, I'm not really diggin' the red insides. Cause it's gonna have to match my new TLD SE air jersey in electric blue and Yodai goggs.

    You know I have to keep it fresh.
    So get an SE. God i love mine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheSherpa
    So get an SE. God i love mine.
    Meh, probably not. I just wish the carbons weren’t so lame this year. I'm either going to get a black bomber, or the blue flamer carbon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zedro
    no, but they are shinier....it's like the fututre, where everything is really really shiny.....but still really just the same ol'crap

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    definately the Fox V3 Pilot helmet. lightest MX approved helmet. use the fos link in my sig to check it out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ironhorsebike1
    definately the Fox V3 Pilot helmet. lightest MX approved helmet. use the fos link in my sig to check it out.
    I saw it a while ago in a fox mag, very cool(and light)...but I don't want a mx helmet. I want a DH bike helmet. Most mtb helmets crumple when you fall on them, making for a longer period of impact time and lowering the force distributed to your head. Where the mx helmet would not.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zedro
    no, but they are shinier....it's like the fututre, where everything is really really shiny.....but still really just the same ol'crap

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    I thought the D2 Carbon was hella lame this year.........then i ordered it..........and it got here...........after two days.........wowzas. It is very very sick in person and looks trick. My yodai goggles fit perfectly in it and the black color goes perfect............and my all white outfits look sick.

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    Quote Originally Posted by j6105
    I thought the D2 Carbon was hella lame this year.........then i ordered it..........and it got here...........after two days.........wowzas. It is very very sick in person and looks trick. My yodai goggles fit perfectly in it and the black color goes perfect............and my all white outfits look sick.
    Yeah, they do look cooler in real life. What color helmet did you get? My yodais are bright orange.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zedro
    no, but they are shinier....it's like the fututre, where everything is really really shiny.....but still really just the same ol'crap

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    I got a D2 and it's an awesome helmet, get one if you can afford it. But in terms of staying cool and breathable, I wore my friends Giro Madmax II, and that thing kept cooler than my D2. Didn't fit as perfect as the D2, but it was comfy enough to ride in and I think he got his for $180 in carbon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by konabiker
    I saw it a while ago in a fox mag, very cool(and light)...but I don't want a mx helmet. I want a DH bike helmet. Most mtb helmets crumple when you fall on them, making for a longer period of impact time and lowering the force distributed to your head. Where the mx helmet would not.
    are you trying to make the claim that a non-MX aproved helmet is safer that a snell or DOT approved helmet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ironhorsebike1
    are you trying to make the claim that a non-MX aproved helmet is safer that a snell or DOT approved helmet?
    At lower speeds, theoretically they are. At higher speeds, such as in most DH races, i want an MX lid on my head.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ironhorsebike1
    are you trying to make the claim that a non-MX aproved helmet is safer that a snell or DOT approved helmet?
    For mountain bike use, yes.

    Here's a thread for you:http://www.ridemonkey.com/forums/showthread.php?t=93178
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    Quote Originally Posted by zedro
    no, but they are shinier....it's like the fututre, where everything is really really shiny.....but still really just the same ol'crap

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    Quote Originally Posted by konabiker
    For mountain bike use, yes.

    Here's a thread for you:http://www.ridemonkey.com/forums/showthread.php?t=93178
    for mtb use other than DH or Freeride it may be better but considering this is a DH/FR forum, a moto helmet would be the better option. taking a slow hit in a MX helmet is much better than taking a high speed crash in a mtb helmet. that's why there are so mant pros that use MX helmets.

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