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Old 03-21-19, 07:04 AM
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Show us your helmet!

Now that Trek has “changed the future of cycling forever” with the release of their new helmets, I figure this is as good of a time as ever to see what other BF members wear.

If you don’t believe in helmets, or a helmet saved you and your families life many times over, that's great, but please post it here in the appropriate thread. This thread is only for sharing pics of helmets. Hey, at least I can dare to dream!

Personally, I go for the dorky style, with mirror, reflective tape and/or lights.



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Old 03-21-19, 07:47 AM
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Help yourselves.
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Originally Posted by AlmostTrick View Post
Personally, I go for the dorky style, with mirror, reflective tape and/or lights.
hey how did you get that rear light mounted? I have PBSFs as well & I might consider adding one to my helmet. thanks
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
hey how did you get that rear light mounted? I have PBSFs as well & I might consider adding one to my helmet. thanks
It came with the mount for a tail light on it. I don't remember the brand/model. On other helmets I've used zip ties.
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Old 03-21-19, 08:13 AM
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I use the Gary Busy helmet protector protector, which is two large to be shown here.

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Bell Annex


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Old 03-21-19, 09:01 AM
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My helmet is dark, large and dorky.

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Here's mine....
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Bell Annex

I picked up one of those at a yard sale. Thought it was a gizmo for washing and drying salad greens. Never knew it was actually a helmet.
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Good thread.
We’ll see how long that lasts.
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It’s a bit ragged. The shell broke loose from the foam a couple of years ago. Plan to replace sooner or later with MTB style with a visor.

I’ve mentioned it before, but this helmet makes everyone happy. I figure if in the two seconds a motorist sees it, they think “haha watermelon,” or even “haha dork,” they’re not thinking “damn smug cyclist,” and I’ve made their day better and improved relations.

The magnetic clasp is awesome and I’ll transplant it to the next helmet if I can.

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Old 03-21-19, 12:32 PM
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OK, kidding.

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I decided to retire my last helmet, which was over a decade old.
Plastics age. Now I have a Savant with ....


With a Safe Zone mirror....

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Old 03-21-19, 02:01 PM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
I picked up one of those at a yard sale. Thought it was a gizmo for washing and drying salad greens. Never knew it was actually a helmet.
Love dual purpose helmets. You can strain pasta as well🤠.
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What the h_ll -- I'll play! Warm weather helment: Synthe MIPS; cold weather helment: Savant MIPS, same colour as @Revoltingest's above.

I bought the Synthe because I wanted to spend more money foolishly for no benefit whatsoever, and to help me in my attempt to set a new land-speed record using a 75-tooth chainring and 5-tooth sprocket. Oh -- I'm also convinced that the Giro Synthe MIPS "changed cycling forever".

Synthe:
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Bell Z20 Ghost helmet. My other helmet is a Kask Mojito, but I got in a big accident and the Kask helmet flew off my head.

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Used to wear a Bill Beker, I mean Bell Biker, in 1981.

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I'm too cheapskate to buy a fancy $$$ helmet. Plus, I like looking different on group rides. The watermelon would cover both points!

Here's the lid I've been sporting all winter.



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Mine..



My daughter's..

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Used to wear a Bill Beker, I mean Bell Biker, in 1981.

That looks like the one I wore back in the late 70s when a drunk ran me down.
My head was the only thing that didn't hurt. The helmet gave its life for me.
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