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Old 10-22-10, 11:01 PM   #1
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Big head helmets?

Does anyone have a site that they would recomend for large helmets? I wear a size 7 7/8 hat.
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Old 10-22-10, 11:18 PM   #2
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Yes! Great question - my napper is on the large size and my Specialized helmet looks way too small for me...I'd be interested in a budget priced, widely available alternative...
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Old 10-23-10, 01:52 AM   #3
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I wear a Bell Adrenaline; it's a one-size-fits-"all" helmet, but it fits my massive head just fine. It's a mass market helmet you can find at any decent sporting goods store.
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Old 10-23-10, 04:28 AM   #4
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Old 10-23-10, 06:17 AM   #5
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I also enjoy the benefits of a 7-7/8 hat size. A few years ago I bought a Bell Sweep ('07), and I love it. I've had probably 5 or 6 Bell and Giro helmets in my time, dating back to the original Bell Biker, and this one is the best fitting helmet I've ever had. It's like a glove for my head. It's still available, and it's reasonably priced. In fact, Performance still has some '08s in stock for about 80 bucks:

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Old 10-23-10, 01:11 PM   #6
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Finally a thread I can speak too, 77/8? Hmmm, a bit small, but if it is one one God gave you I guess it will have to do. 8 1/4 here, and a Bell Triton is the only helmet that will fit me. I think it will adjust down small enough for you little headed fellas though.
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Old 10-23-10, 02:49 PM   #7
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Bell Citi fits gigantonoggins as well.
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Old 10-23-10, 05:28 PM   #8
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i have a large sized bell faction.
7 3/4" hat size.

fits great, and there is actually room for even more head in there, its incredible.
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