Mountain Biking - Helmets: Anyone wear a full face?
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07-26-02, 09:28 PM
Hey, I just bought a 661 Full Bravo from AEbikes, and I was just wondering how many other people prefer a full face helmet.
07-26-02, 09:33 PM
Not yet but I do intend to. I just more expenses than I can count and full faced cost quite a bit if you want a good one.
07-26-02, 09:46 PM
I only wear my full face helmet when I am racing. I find that my full face helmet gets way to hot even though it has many vents. Since there is no way to shuttle to the top of the trails I have to ride up. Back in the hills it gets hot in a full face helmet. I do have a few friends that always wear their ff helmets with out any prob.
07-26-02, 11:08 PM
Those are only necessary for downhills right?
It's just too much for me to take.
07-26-02, 11:33 PM
Not at all. If you are doing anything technical with a little speed it is a good idea. Some of the single track's I go on require safety features that go behond a simple helmet and gloves.
07-27-02, 12:15 AM
one of the main reasons I bought a FF was because I hate the strap that goes under a normal helmet. I'm not sure if this one has that, but I know that at least if it does it doesn't have to be as tight.
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