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    Best Urban Helmet??

    Ive been riding alot of street and Ive been thinking about the helmet Im using. Ive been using a giro xen, but learning from experience, I think I need more coverage behind my head. What are people using in way of urban helmets?
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    any skate helmet works good. i use a protec ace, its pretty comfy. and its rated for multiple impacts unlike all bike helmets.

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    sixsixone carbon dirt lid if you can still find one. or just a regular dit lid would be fine.

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    i use the really popular pro-tec lid...the ace probably? it works well but doesn't fit well on my head haha even though it is a large. i really liked my bell something or other dj/park lid. it is the only lid of this kind bell makes i think so it would probably be easy to find

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    B smart....get a Fullface
    the trick is ENJOYING YOUR LIFE EACH DAY, don't waste them away wishing for better days

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    I use a Giro Xen as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SHIVER ME TIMBERS
    B smart....get a Fullface

    i have a fulllface but it doesnt make sense to use around town

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    I have a GT Ollie that has pretty good protection in the back, but lately I've been thinking about a light full face like the Specialized Deviant...faceplants to concrete are killer. Of course, you don't look cool riding urban with a full face.
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    full faces obviously offer the most protection but for just riding urban i wouldn't use one. too hot and sometimes over kill. although after you take your first header to the concrete, they may be more appealing. when i road BMX i went face first into the cement, i wish just for that fall i would of been wearing a full face.

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    I ride off of stairs and stuff around campus and have a pro tec ace and have biffed about 10-15 times and the added protection on the back deff. helps. mine was about 45 bucks i would recommend this helmet to anyone.

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    get a bell faction. They're pretty cheap and there are two sizes instead of just one like most skate lids. Each size also comes with a set of three different size pads, so it will fit even if your head is funny-shaped. Plus, the brown one has skulls on it so everyone will know that you're cool
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    i like my giro flak, it's their new skate helmet, it's really comfy wjith great protection and looks cool too

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    Quote Originally Posted by PLURPIMPIN
    i like my giro flak, it's their new skate helmet, it's really comfy wjith great protection and looks cool too
    i second the flak.
    i just got it and have quickly gotten used to it.
    it's comfy, decently ventilated (though it's not hot on the east coast yet..),
    and it looks pretty good i gotta say.
    plus i trust giro.
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    Quote Originally Posted by edray
    i have a fulllface but it doesnt make sense to use around town
    4 the once in 100,000 accident that happens.....and you are protected
    the trick is ENJOYING YOUR LIFE EACH DAY, don't waste them away wishing for better days

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    Quote Originally Posted by edray
    What are people using in way of urban helmets?
    661 Mullet. It's got a little extra "depth" in the back over the Dirt Lid. I've been using it on the trail as well. It's not too ventilated so when it's hot it may not be the best for lengthy rides.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SHIVER ME TIMBERS
    4 the once in 100,000 accident that happens.....and you are protected
    maybe you should just sell your bike you paranoid freak. you are like the whiny mom we all wanted to slap.....


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    i rock the Knucklebone Jumper helmet...



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