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post #11 of 15 Old 06-10-2010, 12:57 PM
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You have no idea what that helmet's been through, nor do you know how old it is. I'd never take a chance on a used helmet.

There are approved helmets out there that are less than $50.00 new, so there's no reason to cheap out and buy a used one.

If you think saving money is more important than your brain, your priorities are skewed. Badly.
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post #12 of 15 Old 06-10-2010, 01:04 PM
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You gave eBay as your example. I guess I should have responded with something similar to what Speedracer said.

Helmets are like underwear, do not buy them used-anywhere! Period!

Is that more clear?
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Gotcha :)
I think I will save up for a charles owens or irh from dover.
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post #14 of 15 Old 06-10-2010, 01:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Alwaysbehind View Post
Your riding helmet is not the place to cheap out!!!!!

And I am not saying you have to buy a $300 helmet. I am just saying Helmets, like underwear, are something I would not buy on eBay.
Agree! You never know how many times that eBay used helmet hit the ground!

BTW, some troxel helmets are just $30 and they are very nice (if they fit, of course).
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post #15 of 15 Old 06-10-2010, 01:41 PM
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You are right Kitten_Val, that is what Mr. AB rides in. It fits him like a dream and it works great for him. Nothing says a good helmet has to cost a lot.
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