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    Helmet for misshapen heads...

    Anyone here recommend a helmet for a non-average head? Even the large helmets sized to fit my measurements sit too high and press hard on the area around my hairline and my crown. I guess I have an oval head. Good for aerodynamics, I suppose.

    Anyone here w/ this issue who has found a solution?

    Thanks.

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    My sons helmet sits almost 30-40% to the side due to his head shape.
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    Quote Originally Posted by explody pup
    Anyone here recommend a helmet for a non-average head? Even the large helmets sized to fit my measurements sit too high and press hard on the area around my hairline and my crown. I guess I have an oval head. Good for aerodynamics, I suppose.

    Anyone here w/ this issue who has found a solution?

    Thanks.
    Just keep trying different brands and models. Some brands fit me better (like Bell) and others squish the sides of my head (like Giro). There's a fair amount of variance between brands and a slight variance between models. Keep looking.
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    I've got a big ol' noggin (7 5/8ths) and the only helmet that seems to fit me is the large Specialized Aurora model.

    Unfortunately they're $120, and the plastic headstrap is POS and needs to be reinforced with duct tape around the back.

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    have you considered


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    Have you tried on a Giro Atlas II? Maybe a customized helmet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikepacker67
    I've got a big ol' noggin (7 5/8ths) and the only helmet that seems to fit me is the large Specialized Aurora model.

    Unfortunately they're $120, and the plastic headstrap is POS and needs to be reinforced with duct tape around the back.
    I'm 7-5/8th too and my Bell Furio fits great for about half the price. This is taking into account my torpedo-like head as well.
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