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Old 02-18-08, 10:32 AM   #1
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Anyone use a Giro Advantage 2?

Pros/cons?

I'm going from an LG Rocket - want to get a different helmet that matches my team kit (shut up).

http://www.speedy-feet.com/photos_fi...s/image022.jpg

My bike and helmet are blue.
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Old 02-18-08, 01:24 PM   #2
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I've got one. Much less flimsy than the Rocket.

Looks a bit bulbous though.
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I've got one. Much less flimsy than the Rocket.

Looks a bit bulbous though.
I don't know that yours would be the same as the US version. I believe the EU helmets are lighter and have less padding. I could be wrong though. When/where did you get yours?
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Looks a bit bulbous though.

Compared to the Rocket, I'm not sure anything can be called bulbous.
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Old 02-18-08, 01:32 PM   #5
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I don't know that yours would be the same as the US version. I believe the EU helmets are lighter and have less padding. I could be wrong though. When/where did you get yours?
You are correct, but I actually have a US one - the 'Advantage 2' rather than the original, more aerodynamic 'Advantage' sold in Europe (though Advantage 2's do show up here too in some places - probably grey-market imports though).

Got it in the US on the peso-value US dollar. And as it's fairly likely I'll be moving to the US in the not-too-distant future, so I figured I'd avoid any potential race marshal hassle and get myself a CSPC one.
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Just got one. Have not had a chance to try it out yet. My first aero helmet so I doubt I could give a quality review even after wearing it a while.
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I have one, wanted the Bell but the wait was too long. I fits well, ventilation sucks but I think that is true of all TT helmets
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