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Australian Standard Helmet Sticker

Postby lemotea » Mon Sep 12, 2011 11:26 pm

Well I know this should be illegal, but just in case, if I want to do a race and at that time haven't bought an Australian standard TT helmet, how about I used my normal TT helmet (bought from US) and glue a Sticker from another road bike on it? If just say, I got an accident and I show them my helmet, will it be slipped by for the insurance or not? lol
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Re: Australian Standard Helmet Sticker

Postby gplama » Fri Sep 23, 2011 7:48 pm

Do you really want to give an insurance company an easy out, if they found out...? Or a possible DNS from an event if the commissar knows you've pulled a dodgy move by swapping "SECURITY" stickers from another helmet?

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Re: Australian Standard Helmet Sticker

Postby trailgumby » Fri Sep 23, 2011 10:09 pm

Try it and see what happens.

Make sure you let us know how that works out :lol:
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Re: Australian Standard Helmet Sticker

Postby foo on patrol » Sat Sep 24, 2011 2:44 pm

I would have thought that they have a list of AS helmets! :?

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Re: Australian Standard Helmet Sticker

Postby Chris249 » Sat Sep 24, 2011 5:03 pm

Rudy Project Cytons can be had for just $149, fully legal. Check it at Bikeexchange.

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Re: Australian Standard Helmet Sticker

Postby fixed » Fri Oct 14, 2011 1:05 pm

ATTA Commissaires would eat you alive, no getting past them.
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Australian Standard Helmet Sticker

Postby im_no_pro » Fri Oct 14, 2011 8:40 pm

Is the risk worth the small amount of money you save? Not IMO, but each to their own.
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Re: Australian Standard Helmet Sticker

Postby bpmhigh » Thu Oct 20, 2011 7:59 pm

You'll also find that the stickers aren't meant to come off.

If you try to remove them they disintegrate like those price stickers used back in the eighties.....so I've heard :oops:
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Re: Australian Standard Helmet Sticker

Postby SeditionTrial » Sun Oct 23, 2011 9:55 pm

I have personal experience of a helmet sticker crumbling off.

Had to a take my helmet into an insurer to be retired after it was bumped in a crash with a car (her fault, therefore her insurer paid for my helmet).

Thought I would see if the sticker would come off before I took it in (dunno why, just curious). You can't peel them off, they rip.
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