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      10-31-2008, 01:49 AM   #1
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got a new helmet to match the roof.

CF FTMFW!!!!

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      10-31-2008, 06:32 AM   #2
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This helmet effectively reduces YOUR center of gravity! You will be less likely to tip over and fall when walking.

Nice helmet btw. I have the non CF version. My only complaint is that it is somewhat hard to get the visor to flip. How much?
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Love the helmet, Lucid's comments made me laugh out loud.

I personally prefer open face as I now wear glasses, call it an overactive puberty as a child and old age.
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CF FTMFW!!!!

Hey, I got The same one!
Loving it!
And yest, the visor is a little challenging.
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This helmet effectively reduces YOUR center of gravity! You will be less likely to tip over and fall when walking.

Nice helmet btw. I have the non CF version. My only complaint is that it is somewhat hard to get the visor to flip. How much?
I got it for $799+shipping
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      10-31-2008, 12:37 PM   #6
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LOL - yeah my CG is lowered 1.2 mm!

the eyeport is fine for my glasses. I am told the visor will losen up - I usually run with it up anyways.

B-Day present -got it at cost my friend is a distributor.
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Does it weight next to nothing as well?
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Does it weight next to nothing as well?
from what i remember reading when i got it in april was that it weighs 1.4 pounds
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LOL - yeah my CG is lowered 1.2 mm!

the eyeport is fine for my glasses. I am told the visor will losen up - I usually run with it up anyways.

B-Day present -got it at cost my friend is a distributor.
Your are lucky, my last full face was a bell and I broke a pair of glasses trying to get it in past the balaclava. I now prefer the open face as I can have my glasses on and then put on my helmet.

BTW 1.2mm, that plus the weight reduction should shave a whole 0.002s off your next lap. That alone makes the purchase worth it and the thing looks cool.
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      10-31-2008, 05:21 PM   #10
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do you have a higher res pic? rapidshare it! but a sweet helmet nonetheless.
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Absolutely beautiful!!!

Wear it well, and hopefully you'll never need it.
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Barack Obama has that same helmet.
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That thing looks sweet. It is a great match for the roof.
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I am told the visor will losen up - I usually run with it up anyways.
My visor still sticks after a season of use. Trying to flip it a specific close to the pivot helps a little. But then it doesn't stay up properly either (I also keep it up while driving). You should have gotten the CF visor IMHO.
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      11-01-2008, 11:14 AM   #15
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Looks real good! I guess I should start looking into investing in a helmet. It is smarter to have one than to not have one. Plus it seems like most of the tracks in the states require one anyway.
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Looks real good! I guess I should start looking into investing in a helmet. It is smarter to have one than to not have one. Plus it seems like most of the tracks in the states require one anyway.

BMW CCA requires them for all track and AX events. unless its a parade lap less than 50 mph.

CF visor FTW!!!!
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      11-02-2008, 08:14 AM   #17
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So does that mean that I must get Jerez Blue Steel helmet as I have a sunroof car?
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      11-02-2008, 12:13 PM   #18
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So does that mean that I must get Jerez Blue Steel helmet as I have a sunroof car?
The real question is, did you get an extra large vent on the top of your steel helmet? If not, you added all that weight for no reason really.
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