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    Best helmet color?

    It's about time I get a new helmet.

    What's the best helmet color for 2015, or even better 2016?

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    White. Keeps my dome cool.

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    Is enduro blue already out?
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    Matte grey.
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    A fashion foward guy I know said that blue is hot with Japanese skateboarders and they are two years ahead. It's kind of close to matte grey. If matte pastel blue was a little more grey.

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    pink camo
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    Well, some like pink, but rumor has it, once you go black...
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    Garnet. Like a fine merlot. Very classy. Says "I ride bicycles."

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    Quote Originally Posted by EndurBro View Post
    Well, some like pink, but rumor has it, once you go black...
    My last year 10 years of helmets have been matte black. Not sure if I should try something new.

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    My current Scott helmet is matte black. Probably not a good idea living in Utah. White is the way to go in the desert.
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    I buy mostly in outlet websites so the color is quite random here...

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    Orange is my favorite color. So i get my helmets orange 😊

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    Fleshtone.

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    Red. Red will make you faster.

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    Blue. No, yellow! Ahhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!
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    Best helmet color?

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    Fleshtone.
    A fleshtone helmet? It's that or purple for the look you're implying right?
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    Go neon with the helmet. It increases your visibility on the trail a lot. Several times I missed running into someone because of their bright helmet; that's when I switched to neon. Its better than a neon jersey because you can wear it every ride and you get to take it off before you go into Safeway.

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    I've been using bubble wrap and duct tape...cheaper but fun popping sounds when you crash.
    I'm not sure how this works.

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    Quote Originally Posted by squashyo View Post
    I've been using bubble wrap and duct tape...cheaper but fun popping sounds when you crash.
    And it explains the mysteries of your thought process too : )

    From a purely functional standpoint, a white helmet is the coolest temperature wise and is quite visible in traffic.
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    whatever color you like best.

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    Last years color, I think but it gets my vote. I have the blue one and it's been the best fitting lid for my dome.

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    Quote Originally Posted by squashyo View Post
    I've been using bubble wrap and duct tape...cheaper but fun popping sounds when you crash.
    Yup. Works for knee pads too. And full face helmets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shamis View Post
    Last years color, I think but it gets my vote. I have the blue one and it's been the best fitting lid for my dome.

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    Thats the one i have. Very Comfortable also.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Finch Platte View Post
    Blue. No, yellow! Ahhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!
    LOL,,I get it

    I have a Red super,,red is defiantly faster than blue or white

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    White with a big red dot on your forehead. Helps the rest of us to know you are coming. Ya know, share the trail.
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    White or silver for me......anything to reflect the sun........
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    Foam being an excellent insulator, color doesn't actually matter for temperature, it's been covered before. Get the color you like, plain and simple.
    Last edited by SierraOutsider; 04-17-2015 at 10:15 AM.

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    Does this helmet color make me look fat???

    the best color is the one you have on your head from the helmet that fits right. Most of the colors avail are just fine. Helmets are for crashes, not a fashion statement. If you want the fashion statement, go roadie. If you are looking at yourself in the mirror, you are not riding. Put the mirror down and ride
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    Quote Originally Posted by Metamorphic View Post
    Go neon with the helmet. It increases your visibility on the trail a lot. Several times I missed running into someone because of their bright helmet; that's when I switched to neon. Its better than a neon jersey because you can wear it every ride and you get to take it off before you go into Safeway.
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    I like a color that is easily spotted on the trails. I ride a Fly Racing Freestone in Hi-Viz Blue.

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    I prefer hi viz colors: Green, Orange, Yellow.

    My newest helmet I got in white because It was on sale for really cheap and the only color left. I do like it though.

    As for white being cooler, my motorcycle helmet is matte black and I don't notice it being any hotter than white or red ones I have had in the past. Ventilation is the key to a cool head!


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    I like my "construction cone orange" Stoker. I'd like to believe it helps oncoming trail users see me.

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    I actually wanted a bell stoker but they ran out of my size during the sale, so I got a giro feature instead.

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    White. Looks good + it is not hot!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SierraOutsider View Post
    Foam being an excellent insulator, color doesn't actually matter for temperature, it's been covered before. Get the color you like, plain and simple.
    From my experience, this is true. Red/black is my favorite color combo.

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    White. Don't care what's said seems a little cooler
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    Quote Originally Posted by movingmountain View Post
    White. Don't care what's said seems a little cooler
    It's not.

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    hahaha Thought this thread was a joke.

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    I like red. I figure it will help them locate the body.
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