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Old 07-12-07, 03:31 PM   #1
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Motorists will never **** with you again

If you wear this helmet:



Just add a couple of red LEDs behind the lenses for emphasis.
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Old 07-12-07, 03:35 PM   #2
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Can I has it?

I wonder if it will feel very hot, since you're not getting as much airflow on your face.
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Old 07-12-07, 03:39 PM   #3
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The air filtration is a good idea. Today's NYT had another article about how bad fine particulates emitted by cars are for athletes.
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Old 07-12-07, 03:49 PM   #4
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I don't understand, how do you see through it?
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Old 07-12-07, 03:52 PM   #5
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through the holes right above the mask -- i assume?
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Old 07-12-07, 03:56 PM   #6
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The thing with that is, you'd just look silly wearing anything other than a Stormtrooper outfit.

Now I just want to see someone in that wearing cutoff jean shorts and an I'm with stupid shirt.
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Old 07-12-07, 04:06 PM   #7
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I think you should ride this with that helmet

http://blog.wired.com/gadgets/2007/0...deways-bi.html
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Old 07-12-07, 04:08 PM   #8
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Why not just wear a Green Bay Packers helmet?

I would see some lunatic on my commute wearing one all the time.... and NOBODY messed with him.
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Old 07-12-07, 04:08 PM   #9
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sideways bike looks like you just float!
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Old 07-12-07, 04:21 PM   #10
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i would wear it. just so i could effectively cut out all of my peripheral vision.
tunnel vision ftw!
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Old 07-12-07, 04:25 PM   #11
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sideways bike look ridiculous...


the vents on that helmet are on the side, the black discs, i think they are round like a full face spraying mask.. my spray mak looks similar to the lower part, but with a giant lens that wraps around the front.

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Old 07-12-07, 04:55 PM   #12
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i would wear it. just so i could effectively cut out all of my peripheral vision.
tunnel vision ftw!
You clearly don't drink enough.
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Old 07-12-07, 08:28 PM   #13
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I ride with this.
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Old 07-12-07, 09:05 PM   #14
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this one is way more aerodynamic

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How about dress like this

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Can't you get bandana style masks with filters built in?

Post-google = yes:
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Old 07-12-07, 09:23 PM   #17
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It's so zen man
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Old 07-12-07, 09:49 PM   #18
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Can you smoke with that mask on? I would think it would severly inhibit my habit. Maybe they could make a little attachment to smoke through.
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Old 07-12-07, 10:13 PM   #19
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i ride with this on.

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No you don't.
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Old 07-13-07, 07:57 AM   #21
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Why couldn't he, kefiyehs are like the most practical thing ever invented for keeping the dust out of your mouth, and in the winter the cold off of you.
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Old 07-13-07, 08:07 AM   #22
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that looks like those people they show on the videos.
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Old 07-13-07, 08:23 AM   #23
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Why couldn't he, kefiyehs are like the most practical thing ever invented for keeping the dust out of your mouth, and in the winter the cold off of you.
they are practical for sand and dust but i doubt they are any protection against car fumes. they are good for the cold though
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Old 07-13-07, 09:15 AM   #24
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Old 07-13-07, 09:21 AM   #25
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ha ha. I get it. you said they'd NEVER **** with you again.

that's hilarious.
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