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Helmets are cool

Postby mikesbytes » Fri Nov 13, 2009 10:38 pm

Post some pictures of you and/or your helmet or anything other cool helmet pictures that you feel like posting

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Re: Helmets are cool

Postby Shard » Fri Nov 13, 2009 11:37 pm

The helmets because your one of those left handed mouse weirdos right?

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Re: Helmets are cool

Postby Mulger bill » Sat Nov 14, 2009 12:10 am

Notice the subtle tinting of the tinfoil :twisted:

+1 on the weirdo thing. Sorry Mike, I'm a southpaw and first tried it on a win95 machine, it's just wrong.

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Re: Helmets are cool

Postby AUbicycles » Sat Nov 14, 2009 1:02 am

Not only are helmets cool.. helmet hair is a good thing.

Type 1 Helmet Hair.
Helmet induced hair styling

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Type 2 Helmet Hair
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Type 3 Helmet Hair
Experiments in helmetness

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Re: Helmets are cool

Postby mikesbytes » Sat Nov 14, 2009 9:08 am

I've got a great helmet hair photo that I haven't got around to uploading yet. slack ain't I

I've just purchased an aero helmet, looks better on me of course
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Re: Helmets are cool

Postby il padrone » Sat Nov 14, 2009 9:12 am

Not sure that this helmet would be cool :? ??

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Wicked helmet hair

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Re: Helmets are cool

Postby bowie » Sat Nov 14, 2009 10:12 am

helmets are cool

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shameless photo bomb :P



Ps. if anyone has a set of old maxi cranks like that that are offset heaps.. let me know :oops:
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Re: Helmets are cool

Postby rkelsen » Sat Nov 14, 2009 10:38 am

bowie wrote:Image

Your chain is too long.
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Re: Helmets are cool

Postby sixx » Sat Nov 14, 2009 10:41 am

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Re: Helmets are cool

Postby bowie » Sat Nov 14, 2009 11:13 am

Your chain is too long.


Correction.... was :oops:


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now it doesn't matter :D :evil:

see really if you have a set of maxi cranks with big offset I want it :P
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Re: Helmets are cool

Postby sogood » Sat Nov 14, 2009 11:38 am

A most successful thread hijack! :mrgreen:
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Re: Helmets are cool

Postby il padrone » Sat Nov 14, 2009 12:25 pm

rkelsen wrote:
bowie wrote:Image

Your chain is too long.

Too short you mean, surely?

Bowie, those shoes are cooler than any helmet. Love 'em man 8)
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Re: Helmets are cool

Postby bowie » Sat Nov 14, 2009 12:41 pm

it was so hard to find a "plain" looking pair of shoes :roll: So I'm glad i found them :P
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Re: Helmets are cool

Postby il padrone » Sat Nov 14, 2009 12:48 pm

I was looking for a similar style of shoe to wear riding my single speed. I ended up getting a bespoke shoemaker in Flindeers Lane, Melbourne to make me a pair. These are they

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Re: Helmets are cool

Postby rkelsen » Sat Nov 14, 2009 1:47 pm

il padrone wrote:Too short you mean, surely?

Yeah.
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Re: Helmets are cool

Postby bowie » Sun Nov 15, 2009 11:19 am

il padrone wrote:I was looking for a similar style of shoe to wear riding my single speed. I ended up getting a bespoke shoemaker in Flindeers Lane, Melbourne to make me a pair. These are they

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scoffs!! they are beautiful! :P

what kind of sole do they have?
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Re: Helmets are cool

Postby il padrone » Sun Nov 15, 2009 11:34 am

Leather mid-sole with Vibram ripple outsole. No cleats, these are touring shoes to use with clips and straps. They are exactly like some shoes I used back in the late 70s, except for the ripple sole and a more roomy toe box.
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Re: Helmets are cool

Postby greyhoundtom » Sun Nov 15, 2009 12:55 pm

Not sure about these helmets being cool, not enough ventilation!

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Re: Helmets are cool

Postby mikesbytes » Sun Nov 15, 2009 5:50 pm

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Re: Helmets are cool

Postby Verbs & Nouns » Mon Nov 16, 2009 12:58 pm

Old helmet (with crack) on Europa.

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New helmet (with no crack) on Malvern Star.

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Re: Helmets are cool

Postby mikesbytes » Thu Feb 14, 2013 7:36 pm

Cool helmet wearing on the Auckland ferry today

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Re: Helmets are cool

Postby toolonglegs » Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:11 pm

My winter helmet is not cool... it's warm :P
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Re: Helmets are cool

Postby il padrone » Thu Feb 14, 2013 10:37 pm

New helmet is very cool..... but now it's broken :( :(

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Shall have to replace it with same.
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Re: Helmets are cool

Postby Ken Ho » Fri Feb 15, 2013 6:37 am

This thread proves how uncool helmets are. And did anyone see the headline about the obesity epidemic in Queensland ?
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Re: Helmets are cool

Postby g-boaf » Fri Feb 15, 2013 7:51 am

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My new one. 8)
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