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Old 03-26-2012, 02:59 AM   #1
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favorite helmet under $450

looking for some suggestions on a new helmet... under 450 preferably
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Old 03-26-2012, 06:47 AM   #2
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Old 03-26-2012, 06:56 AM   #3
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I think i am getting a K3 or a Bell. Motorcycle superstore has a helmet going on right now.

Also check out Sportbike track gear they have a great selection of helmets.
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Old 03-26-2012, 08:22 AM   #4
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I really like my rf-1000. I think you can even get the rf-1100 for around $450 these days

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Old 03-26-2012, 08:44 AM   #5
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Suomy Apex Fabrizio replica. End of discussion. :-P
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Old 03-26-2012, 08:59 AM   #6
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Shoei X-12 $449.95 at riders discount
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I love my Shoei RF-1100, and the Qwest models are also an option. I own a X-12, but I tend to wear the RF-1100 more often since it tends to be much quieter.
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Old 03-26-2012, 01:02 PM   #8
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^ your x-12 shield might need to be adjusted, it vents better so when they are open it should be louder. X-12 martyr was 450 at motorcycles508.com. I wear shoei street an dirt, fits my head shape better than arai/suomy.

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Old 03-26-2012, 01:17 PM   #9
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bell rs-1, or shoei rf-1100... I have both but I wear my bell like 80% of the time just more comfortable and better air flow in my opinion
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Old 03-26-2012, 01:20 PM   #10

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find yourself a helmet that fits you correctly FIRST. then start looking at what is available in that helmet. once you find a helmet that fits you correctly, let me know.

just a note on these "low priced" top of the line helmets. a good bit of them are much cheaper than you can buy new, but you give up time when you buy them. if the helmet you buy is $450 and it has been on a shelf for 2 years, you only have 3 years of life left in that helmet. that comes out to $150 per year for that helmet. that means you can pay up to $750 for a brand new helmet with no time on it (5 years @ $150 per year) and be in the same spot. just something to think about.
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