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Old 11-11-09, 04:59 PM
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Limar Helmets

Anyone use Limar helmets?I like the looks of the 909 carbon..Thanks
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Old 11-11-09, 05:02 PM
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I have used one for about 6 months, love it fells like you do not have a helmet on.
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Limar makes some good helmets and some not so good helmets. If it fits you well, it will probably be good for you.
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Originally Posted by dguest View Post
I have used one for about 6 months, love it fells like you do not have a helmet on.
Which one do you have?Thanks
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Old 11-11-09, 05:13 PM
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I'm on my second 969. i like the way it fits and the adjustment better than Giro helmets. It also seems like it's a lower profile.

My first 969 cracked when my head hit the pavement. I didn't get a concussion so it worked.
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Originally Posted by dguest View Post
I have used one for about 6 months, love it fells like you do not have a helmet on.
I'd say so. I bought a few cheap ones; Bells etc... too small to OK, my mistake, spares, gifts.

The Limar, a way older one, bought as a leftover is the best fit ever, looks OK too.
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I use one and love it mine is a 976 I think
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Old 11-11-09, 08:15 PM
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I've been using a 909 for the last couple years. Fit's my noggin better than anything else I tried. I did shave a little bit of the foam from the very front of the inside as I found it dug into my forehead a little bit. took about 5 minutes with a sanding block but it fits perfect.
in the end it's all about what fits, but if it does it's nice helmet.
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Old 11-11-09, 08:52 PM
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been using a 911 and 969 for a couple years.. I wish they would get approval for the pro 104 in the states, it is so light..
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Old 11-12-09, 08:45 AM
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I've had a 908 for about 4 years, and I think it's great. Looks good, comfortable, good fit. I picked it because of the look--very modern. I also have a cheap Bell which is only okay. I also have a very old Headway (from Australia) that I use in cold weather 'cause it has only a couple of vent holes.

Lately, though, I like the looks of Catlike helmets. They'r just not available here.
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Old 11-12-09, 09:19 AM
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I used a 909 for a couple of years and had the same issue that Surferbruce experienced with the foam that dug into my forehead...If you don't want to cut or sand the foam on your helmet, you can just stick a thin helmet pad there and it'll solve the problem...
Ultimately, I retired the helmet because the ratcheting wheel no longer stayed tight and the helmet was loose on my head...
An American customs inspector almost confiscated it from me because it has a sticker inside saying it's not legal for use in the USA...
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I'm still using my trusty old f107. Love the nice snug fit, other helmets I've tried (bell, giro) always seem loose side-to-side.
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+1! Love the 909! I've got a huge, wide noggin and the low profile of the 909 helps me to not look like such a gumby! Plus, it is the most comfortable helmet I've use, followed by a Cratoni MTB helmet.
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