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Old 10-06-11, 05:56 PM
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lower sitting helmet

Anyone have any suggestions for a helmet that sits lower? I guess to clearify, what I'm looking for is a helmet that isn't so high off the head in height, so in essence a thinner helmet i guess. I know helmets really depend on your head shape but I've heard some brands sit higher than others.
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@Elvo... not entirely sure that is the price point he is targeting but that DOES ride lower.
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the more expensive ones fit better...thus sit lower. look to spend $130+
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I ride with a Giro Prolight now and compared to previous, cheaper helmets, and other helmets I see around, it seems like it has one of the smallest profiles. You may be able to find one as low at $100. Competitive Cyclist has had sales that low on them in the past.

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Originally Posted by Zei
I ride with a Giro Prolight now and compared to previous, cheaper helmets, and other helmets I see around, it seems like it has one of the smallest profiles. You may be able to find one as low at $100. Competitive Cyclist has had sales that low on them in the past.

you related to andy schleck?
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Originally Posted by kbro1986
you related to andy schleck?
Yep, maybe you've heard of me, name's Frank.

Just kidding, that's not a picture of me, just a google image result.
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isn't it strange that the cameraman in the reflection in the glasses looks really FAR away for how zoomed in it is? I guess it is true that objects in the mirror are closer than they appear =p
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Originally Posted by kbro1986
isn't it strange that the cameraman in the reflection in the glasses looks really FAR away for how zoomed in it is? I guess it is true that objects in the mirror are closer than they appear =p
Convex mirrors especially....
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I was surprised at how low my LG X-Lite was on my forehead. It actually took a rides to get used to not trying to tilt it back and then realizing that's not right either. Now I love it.
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While the aesthetics are personal preference..Specialized S-Works Prevail rides pretty low and is extremely comfortable. It'll be our team helmet for 2012.

Our team helmet last year was the Giro Ionos, and it sat rather high.
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