Originally Posted by LiM3y
You are better off not going to a motorcycle shop - they sell motorcycle helmets which have a different spec to motorsport helmets. Some organizations do not permit motorcycle "M" helmets as they have a lower level of fire retardation ability than special application "SA" helmets. You should look/ask for a helmet with a "SA2010" sticker on the inside of the helmet, stuck on the shell underneath the padding. Motorcycle helmets will have a "M2010" sticker.
Thanks for putting that out. I didn't know that.
Are there race shops around? I ended up buying an SA2010 helmet online based off my motorcycle helmet sizing. I mainly suggested a motorcycle shop because they tend to be easier to find.