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Old 01-26-04, 01:17 PM   #1
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Fullface Helmet.

Hi all,

I finally got myself a fullface helmet after a loooong market search. It seems that if someone has a large head then he is in big trouble with helmets. After trying Giro, Bell, 661, TLD i lost all hope since all where small. Luckily only Fox makes an XXL helmet 63-64cm and it fitted me like a glove. The helmet weighs approx 1400-1450g but it is MX-Race certified so it offers loads of protection. The build quality is next only to TLD, imho better than 661 and Giro. Only 3 vents though due to the MX nature of the helmet.

Here is a pic. I highly recommend the helmet to anyone in search for a supersized helmet.

PS the pic makes the lid seem larger than normal. Thats the lens of my cameraphone that are to blame for.
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I actually think it looks small.
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Old 01-26-04, 01:43 PM   #3
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I actually think it looks small.
Lol , slcpunk told me it looks huge, and since its my first fullface it seemed huge to me. but i think i ll get used to it.
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Old 01-26-04, 08:14 PM   #4
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nice work.
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I want one...

*Holds his hardshell 10$ brainbucket he uses for DJ*
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Thanks all, now i got to get some skills from somewhere...in order to play DH.
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Does ANYONE know id a hardshell helmet adds alot more protection than just a regular "bike" helmet?.......i mant to be safe if im trying some crazy stuff....
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Does ANYONE know id a hardshell helmet adds alot more protection than just a regular "bike" helmet?.......i mant to be safe if im trying some crazy stuff....
Loads and loads of more protection. MX helmets have a proper shell outside the polysterene inner shell. Bike helmets have only a very thin outer shell. What you loose though is weight. MX helmets are 10-20% heavier than bike helmets. On the other hand they are certified for MX-Racing, which means they can protect you several times more that you will ever need while riding a bike.

Overall, the main advantage is that MX helmets offer more sizing options and higher manufacturing quality for a given price in direct comparison with a similarly priced bike helmet.
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