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Old 05-17-07, 09:41 AM
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Use of a helmet...

Going down some trails in the forest with some speed, i encountered a branch at neck hight, i duck and the thing hits me on the head (helmet). I wasn't hurt, just shocked since i thought i cleared it.

Few seconds later i notice my helmet felt funny... oh crap.
Now I am looking for a new helmet, since i didn't find the piece that flew off anywhere.




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Old 05-17-07, 10:10 AM
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nothing a little duck tape cant fix!
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Check if the helmet manufacturer has a crash-replacement policy. You'll be able to buy the new one at discount.
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Old 05-17-07, 10:40 AM
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Its a Bell, i will read up on that. Never thought they would have such a policy.
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well, i just epoxied the plastic thing to the foam part. i used cotton as a fiber lol... lets see how it holds.

It worked real good.

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Originally Posted by diff_lock2
well, i just epoxied the plastic thing to the foam part. i used cotton as a fiber lol... lets see how it holds.

It worked real good.
Just get a new one. SERIOUSLY! You have no idea how the epoxy will react with the foam. It could break it down (bad) or harden it (also bad)
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Well it didn't eat the foam out, and i couldn't get a new helmet cause everything was closed yesterday, though I'm going out today to get a new helmet today.

OK i bought a new helmet... AN OTHER ALCHERA, i didn't find anything else that fit so snug. All the mets and giros (even the most expensive ones) just don't fit. I think i should buy one more just to keep cause there running low.
The blue one cause thats all they had


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