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Old 10-11-08, 10:23 PM   #1
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Helmet differences

I see a lot of different commuting helmets that range from $40 to $200! I just want to know the difference. I mean, they are all pretty much rock solid right? What sets the $200 one apart from the $40 one. They look virtually the same to me.
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Old 10-11-08, 10:28 PM   #2
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Any bike helmet you buy in this country will have the same safety characteristics.

The more expensive ones will sometimes get you: more and better vents, more and better adjustability, and less weight. Oh yeah, and they are way blingy. Basically though, its just that that they are blingy.

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Old 10-11-08, 10:58 PM   #3
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