Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: northern California
Bikes: Bruce Gordon BLT, Cannondale parts bike, Ecodyne recumbent trike, Counterpoint Opus 2, miyata 1000
Bell v1 Pro clones anyone?
My wife is finally interested in getting a new helmet after nearly 25 years. What she wants is something like the old Bell V1 Pro hardshell helmet with a suspension harness inside like a construction workers' hard hat. I've searched the V1 Pro and found a mention of a man who might sell one in the original box for between $100 and $200. Current hardshells are mostly for skateboarders and skaters tho a few are dual-certified for bikes as well. As found in Target in kids sizes. They lack good ventilation and do not have the suspension harness. Yes, I know why those harnesses are a bad idea. Tell her that. Her old helmet is a plastic shell with no foam in it plus a harness. If I could find a 26" or 27" sized hard shell foam helmet I would put in the harness myself.