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    Helmet fit help for my oddly shaped melon

    Need some help for a new full face for my oddly shaped head. Its kinda oval (long front to back / narrow side to side). 661 Evo seems like there is too much space on the sides. Anybody got a rec? Thanks!

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    Look at some motox helmets. They are tighter on the sides.

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    I had fit issues due to my large head but similar shape to yours. Also tried 661 evo and didnt work. The ones that fit me best were the TLD D2 and the Giro Remedy. The D2 will have a smaller profile but the Giro was more comfortable.

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    I tried 3 or 4 different 661's and some THE's. absolutley horrible fit (for me), felt like my entire chin was hanging out of the bottom, too tight on the sides, etc. went back to a Remedy and couldnt be happier.
    Edit: remedy's run on the larger side. read their sizing info carefully. i'd wear a large for other companies but fit in a meduim w/ the remedy.

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    I have a very oval head like you described yours is. The only helmet that will fit my head is the Bell Bellistic. good thing is its very cheap and has held up pretty well. I have owned 2 over the last 4 years and have taken some pretty serious crashes on them both.

    The Remedy fits almost as well but I am right inbetween the medium and the large. also, The bell drop helmet is like a remedy but with softer padding. My wife has both and likes the bell a lot more since it is more comfortable.

    As for other brands, I have tried on Troy lee's, 661's, and Fox's and none of them fit my odd shaped head.

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    My head is shaped like yours, long and narrow. I've found the Giro Remedy in l/xl fits better than most others xxl.

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    i have a similarly shaped cranium. d2 is the best fit i've found. unfortunately the d3 doesn't share the same fit & is a bit tighter fore/aft.

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    same alien shaped head here... i'm running 661 evo, but with some custom padding added on the sides... So far the best fit I've found is Fox Rampage, with thicker paddings on sides, just waiting for one to pop up on sale

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    i had the same issue. Giro Remedy, troy lee d2 and d3

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