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    DJ/FR helmets for XC/Trail riding?

    Just curious, any of you guys use those helmets for XC or trail riding? I understand that there aren't enough air vents, but I might consider it for the added coverage, alternating it with my usual XC helmet. What do you guys think?
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    you mean full-face helmets? i've seen a few people wear them on xc, don't think you'll need them though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Funkychicken
    you mean full-face helmets? i've seen a few people wear them on xc, don't think you'll need them though.
    Not full face, like what he's using below:
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    I use the Azonic Skid Lid ($20) with a Giro visor off my old SemiMX.



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    I'd say it would work fine if it's cold outside, otherwise your head might melt!

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    I rode for 1.5 hrs the other day when it was 90 degrees out. Yup it's warmer than my old helmet, but it was cheap and it is stronger than a Giro Xen. (the one I'd like to have) I think it looks cool too. It's kinda heavy. I put my old Semi MX on the other day and WOW...what a difference. I couln't imagine wearing a Xen or Influx or something light. I'd shave 5 minutes off my normal loop.

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    I have been using a Semi MX for the last three years of XC. Ventilation is fine, and I like the added protection in that sweet spot at the base of the neck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chelboed
    Skid Lid
    I was just thinking the exact same words.

    I would think that a XC would be better for vents. You don't get the blockage by the mouth gaurd.

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