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Suggestion for a decently priced DOT & SNELL helmet

Discussion in 'Moto Club' started by fnfalman, Jan 7, 2005.

  1. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    I've already got my helmet (Shoei RF1000), but I am looking for a generic helmet that's good quality for around no more than $200, and that would meet both DOT and SNELL requirements. This helmet is going to be for a passenger.

    And no, I'm not going to get a helmet that's perfectly fitted for an individual passenger. This passenger is going to be any female that wants to go for a ride with me. I figure I'll get maybe a large helmet (women have lots of hair) or possibly even an XL and get various cheek pads in order to fit the wearer. I go through about three to five female companions a year and there is no way that I'm going to buy a helmet for each of them.

    Any ideas, gentlemen?
     
  2. Researcher

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    HJC AC series. Great helmets for the money.

    Regards,
    Glen
     
  4. alfair

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    Yep, HJC.
    I've got an AC10. I think it's been replaced by the AC11.
     
  5. Bullwinkle J Moose

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    Amen. They are Snell approved (except the half lids) and very lightweight.
     
  6. k12lts

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    Another vote for the HCJ. Make sure you get the AC series, it's more expensive tht the CL and others but it has a better constructed shell and nicer liner.

    Don't get one too big, it will be uncomfortable and noisy.

    Four or five female companions a year??? Way to go!!!
     
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    Not to mention less safe. I would get a Medium or at the biggest a large. I've not had a woman on the back of the bike that needed anything but a medium. Good looking girls don't have huge noggins. :)

    Cheers!
    Glen
     
  8. Texas T

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    ;P

    Oh... he said "noggins". ;)
     
  9. fnfalman

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    Thank you very much for the suggestions. I'll check out the HJC AC-series. The AC-11 solid color ones seem to be very reasonably priced. And I'll get a medium one.