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    Do you look better with your helmet on?

    This could be interesting or a big flop. I guess there are only two answers(maybe three?)

    I think I do, but who really cares....

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    You look smarter, so therefore, better.
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    Oops. Didn't think about the potential of this thread. My bad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbadwullf View Post
    Oops. Didn't think about the potential of this thread. My bad.
    Uh-huh, sure you didn't....

    I'd say I look better with a good pair of shades on.
    Helmet without sunglasses, not better for sure.
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    Most people say I look better with helmet, balaclava and glasses on, but at least I feel safer with Helmet on.

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    Am I lying in the street bleeding? Or riding? Or just walking into the bakery?

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    I've been told I look best with a hood over my head, so I guess I look better with a helmet.
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    Depends. I've got one helmet with a visor, and a light on it that I usually use in the winter or darker months. Makes me look like a total knob!! My other helmet that has no visor or light and I wear sunglasses with it makes me look fairly decent.

    Although my wife probably thinks I look like a knob in either one!!

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    Do I look better with a helmet? No way!
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    Helmet or bag, it's all the same - yes.
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    Do you look better with your helmet on?

    ummm.....no.
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    With my helmet on what?
    or how?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Garilia View Post
    With my helmet on what?
    or how?
    I guess we had that coming!
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    Some bring the sodas I will get the
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    With my full face motorcycle helmet YES, with my bicycle helmet not so much although at least it covers most of the gray hair....

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    Pictures? Votes? Ladies want to know!
    Racer Ex..."Don't know if the shop is under new ownership. If not feel free to shoplift stuff and break bottles in his parking lot."

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    Can't say. Don't usually wear one.
    It's a good day to ride.
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    This time of year I have tan lines running down my cheeks from the chin straps...so...yeah...probably look better with the helmet on and buckled.
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    Im not so vain as to care. I wear the helmet with a visor for the protection it affords. I also wear sun glasses for protection too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sarals View Post
    Pictures? Votes? Ladies want to know!

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    I'm thinking with.

    With:


    Without:


    See?
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    People who are used to seeing me without a helmet usually laugh the first time they see me with a helmet.
    What does that mean?
    more cops have been killed by donuts than guns in chicago it is a medical fact ask any doctor.

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    Handsome fellas, you. Thanks guys! Now, we're talking.
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    Moi.

    With:



    Without:



    Pretty bad. I forgot the bag!
    Racer Ex..."Don't know if the shop is under new ownership. If not feel free to shoplift stuff and break bottles in his parking lot."

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