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      01-08-2012, 02:41 PM   #1
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Any local places that sell helmets?

I need a helmet and while there are plenty of options online, I would like to try some on before I buy. I am in Montgomery County but any where in the MD/DC/VA area is fine; I certainly don't mind a long drive.

Any suggestions?
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      01-08-2012, 02:47 PM   #2
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Helmet

I have one Bell helmet that was used for one day if u like. Still looks and smells brand new.... I bought them when I went to Shenandoah track on west va last 2010 to try out my car then. Let me know if u are interested?
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I have one Bell helmet that was used for one day if u like. Still looks and smells brand new.... I bought them when I went to Shenandoah track on west va last 2010 to try out my car then. Let me know if u are interested?
I might be, thanks for the offer. Can you tell me the model and size? How did you like it?
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I have one Bell helmet that was used for one day if u like. Still looks and smells brand new.... I bought them when I went to Shenandoah track on west va last 2010 to try out my car then. Let me know if u are interested?
I might be, thanks for the offer. Can you tell me the model and size? How did you like it?
Go to OG racing in Dulles va.
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Go to OG racing in Dulles va.
Exactly what I was looking for. Thanks!
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Go to OG racing in Dulles va.
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I might be, thanks for the offer. Can you tell me the model and size? How did you like it?
M4 White Full faced Helmet
Size: Large
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M4 White Full faced Helmet
Size: Large
Let me know how much you are asking for it.

Thanks!
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Not sure what you're planning to use the helmet for, but if its for track/autox then make sure you find out the minimum safety requirements for the helmet you're buying (Snell/DOT rating, etc)

For example, not all motorcycle helmets can be used for track/autox.

Also, its good to go try the helmet on before purchasing since its like any other piece of clothing, sizes can vary significantly.
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Let me know how much you are asking for it.

Thanks!
$225, i bought it for 350 if i remember it correctly. I used it for only one day.
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      01-11-2012, 08:58 PM   #11
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M4 White Full faced Helmet
Size: Large
Sounds like exactly what I'm looking for. I'll PM you about coming to see it.

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Not sure what you're planning to use the helmet for, but if its for track/autox then make sure you find out the minimum safety requirements for the helmet you're buying (Snell/DOT rating, etc)

For example, not all motorcycle helmets can be used for track/autox.

Also, its good to go try the helmet on before purchasing since its like any other piece of clothing, sizes can vary significantly.
That's all good advice. Thanks.
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Wouldn't a place that sells motorcycle helmets be a good place to start (unless a place like OG Racing is closer)? Good full-face motorcycle helmets are DOT/SNELL approved and seem like they meet requirements for most driving events.

I have an Arai full face that I used when I used to ride and it meets the track event standards I've seen.
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      01-12-2012, 08:26 PM   #13
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I also recommend OG Racing.
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OG Racing will take good care of you.
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