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Old 07-08-2007, 06:41 PM   #11
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The biggest things you have to consider are - "What applications am I looking at?"

The second is fitment. You can order online, but you are not guaranteed a tru fit until you try them on. Alos, helmet fit varies by manufacturer. So, take that into consideration.

Finally, you don't have to spend a GOZILLION dollars on a helmet. Look at your budget and go from there.

Decent "brain buckets run anywhere from $100 - $1000 depending on what you want to do.

Check out the thread below for more information.

HELMET BUYING GUIDE - How Much is Your Noggin Worth?
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for a helmet, find a brand that fits you. (really fits well), then pick your style and price within that brand. There was really only one brand that fit my head shape.

I opted for a full face helmet, because I can see my self down the line riding motorcycles.
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For my local events, I've gotten an HJC CL-15. It's got an M2005 rating, so any clubs or activities requiring an SA rating are out. But it's comfortable, reasonably light, looks pretty good, and it was $64 shipped to my door off eBay. For my weekend warrior stuff, it's plenty sufficient.
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Weekend warrior is about all I had in mind.
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So...when do you wanna try some autocross? Plenty of events around Chicago and Milwaukee.
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Hey pops! What's going on! I'm sure I'll wanna hit one up out at CLC or somewhere else at least once this summer. I'm sure we'll be able to drag Chris out without a fight...
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there is an event at clc this weekend, sunday i believe, ill let you know for sure, i have an extra helmet you can use.
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The next autocross event at CLC is on July 22nd.
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Thanks guys. I'll have to get to this one before I go out of town the following weekend.

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I have an HJC CL14, i don't like it the shape is wrong for my head
but I love my Arai QuantumII, fits my shape and is WAY more quiet
but I ride a bike so I dunno about a helmet for cars
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