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    Anybody carry POC in Phoenix?

    In the market for a new helmet. Would like to see how the POC fits. Any other brands I should be looking at? It's at last 4 years since I bought a helmet, so not sure what's out there.

    I'm 6'1", 185, and ride a SS 29er 32X20. I'd consider myself mostly XC and AM/FR, and 50% DH/urban. I think maybe a bit enduro as well, but still not sure what enduro means. Also, I'm right handed if that helps.
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    Flat Tire in Cave Creek has a good stock of the POC helmets. But, they are only for left handers. :-)
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    what is their slogan?
    "if you're not wearing a P.O.C. helmet,, you're wearing a P.O.S. one"

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    Quote Originally Posted by longhairmike View Post
    what is their slogan?
    "if you're not wearing a P.O.C. helmet,, you're wearing a P.O.S. one"
    I asked one of the LBSes in Bootleg what POC stood for, and he said "piece of crap"
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    Costco sells Bell for $20 bucks, unless you want to pay $100 more for cooler looking vents and 40 gms lighter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by metalaficionado View Post
    Costco sells Bell for $20 bucks, unless you want to pay $100 more for cooler looking vents and 40 gms lighter.
    My second helmet is actually a Ironman helmet I bought at Costco. But to be blunt, 1) I no longer shop at Costco, and 2) I want to help support a local business and bike shop. I'm willing to spend a bit more for looks and weight, as long as it's supporting putting food on somebody's table.
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    The Bicycle Cellar in Tempe is a P.O.C. dealer.
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    Rage carries POC lids, both DH and XC.

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    Not sure why, but P.O.C. = Piece of Cake
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    Quote Originally Posted by mcoplea View Post
    Not sure why, but P.O.C. = Piece of Cake
    Hhmmm, that's not very 'core of them. I might have to rethink this.
    Nobody gives a s#$t you singlespeed.

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    My next helmet will have MIPS.

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    Anybody carry POC in Phoenix?

    Ping Tommy Collins (Salty Dog) about a Kali. Deanna and I both got Maraka's (I think that's the one) from him earlier this year...best helmet I've ever had, but spendy. That said, they have a number of much less expensive ones...


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    The new Bell helmet I looked at Air Park tonight was pretty nice. Built in GoPro mount was a nice feature.
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    Quote Originally Posted by waltaz View Post
    Ping Tommy Collins (Salty Dog) about a Kali. Deanna and I both got Maraka's (I think that's the one) from him earlier this year...best helmet I've ever had, but spendy. That said, they have a number of much less expensive ones...


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    I've tried on the Kali's, and they feel funny on my head. Fit is very, very important to me.
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    I have a oddly shaped head and the best helmet I've found is the Urge Endur-o-matic. I love POC stuff, but their helmets don't fit my noggin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casual Observer View Post
    In the market for a new helmet. Would like to see how the POC fits. Any other brands I should be looking at? It's at last 4 years since I bought a helmet, so not sure what's out there.

    I'm 6'1", 185, and ride a SS 29er 32X20. I'd consider myself mostly XC and AM/FR, and 50% DH/urban. I think maybe a bit enduro as well, but still not sure what enduro means. Also, I'm right handed if that helps.
    Holy ****, $200+ dollars? I ended up getting a Giro something or other for $50 (normally $80), and picked up a new Niterider at 25% off.
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    Anybody carry POC in Phoenix?

    Quote Originally Posted by mcoplea View Post
    Flat Tire in Cave Creek has a good stock of the POC helmets. But, they are only for left handers. :-)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Casual Observer View Post
    In the market for a new helmet. Would like to see how the POC fits. Any other brands I should be looking at? It's at last 4 years since I bought a helmet, so not sure what's out there.

    I'm 6'1", 185, and ride a SS 29er 32X20. I'd consider myself mostly XC and AM/FR, and 50% DH/urban. I think maybe a bit enduro as well, but still not sure what enduro means. Also, I'm right handed if that helps.
    Jeff: Flat Tire in Cave Creek has a pretty good selection of the non-pro Trabec.

    I bought a M/L one, but it fits a bit too snug on my fat head. I should have bought the larger size. If you are interested, I would sell it to you for half of what I paid for it. I've used it a few times, but it is in great shape.

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    Anybody carry POC in Phoenix?

    Thanks Rich. I would have probably taken you up on the offer, but I picked up a Giro helmet for 30% off at Rage.
    Nobody gives a s#$t you singlespeed.

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