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    661 recon xc helmet

    I was thinking of picking up one of there and was wondering if anyone on here has one. iIdid a forum search and it dint come up with much. Im very excited to go from a 3lb helmet to a 303 gram one. heres a link to it
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    wait, I found some in the review section. Im assuming that is just last years model as the color is different and it is only offered in one color. I hope the new ones are as good as the older models

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    I have one of these and have had it for about 6-9 months, it's the best MTB helmet I've owned so far. Comfortable and well ventilated. I have the white/grey one but I thunk you used to be able to get a black one.

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    Great helmets. Rate them very highly. Would be well worth your while to get one. But try on first, as not all helmets fit the same!

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    How does it sit on the side of your head? Does it like fit on your head like down the sides or does it perch on top of of your skull ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BertoManfred View Post
    How does it sit on the side of your head? Does it like fit on your head like down the sides or does it perch on top of of your skull ?
    I found that it fit me well. It did not perch on top of my head like some other helmets have.

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    Great i hate the perched look of most helmets any chance you can post up a side/front/rear picture of the helmet on and secured

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    Would if I could - the helmet did it's job and I am now using another (could not get another Recon when it was needed).

    I must stress again, though, that depending on the shape of your head, it may/may not fit as wanted.

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    How so is it for rounder or taller heads?

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    SixSixOne (661) Recon Helmet Review - BikeRadar
    Singletrack Magazine | Reviews | 661 Recon Helmet
    As with most helmets, how comfortable the fit is depends on the shape of your noggin, but the Recon seems to suit a rounder head, the fit being a bit slack on the sides on my head.
    They mirror more or less what I found. Good fit (for me) (which I guess means I have a rounder head?). As for taller - depends on how round and tall your head is.

    Really, the only way to find out is to try one on.

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    I loved mine till it decided to jump off my pack on a recent hike a bike and go plummeting to the bottom of a poison oak filled canyon.

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    My buddy has a CF one and that thing is super light. Almost feels unsafe. haha

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    I tried one on yesterday and then ordered one should be here wenesday ride thursday

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    tried it for a few minutes only, but was comfortable..

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    Quote Originally Posted by nattyboh74 View Post
    My buddy has a CF one and that thing is super light. Almost feels unsafe. haha
    I don't think they make a carbon Recon.....

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    I got mine in the mail today i cant wait to take it for a ride its 1/5 the weight of what I have been wearing. I fits my melon perfect too I really like all the adjust-ability.

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