Full Face Helmet for the Road

alchemist
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Re: Full Face Helmet for the Road

Postby alchemist » Wed Jun 12, 2013 9:26 am

high_tea wrote:ABD make a full face helmet which they claim is "AS/NZ safety standard approved". My kids have them for BMX. Comfort-wise, they don't seem to mind wearing them. I can't comment on crashworthiness and I like it that way :)



there is a different standard for BMX helmets to the one that is mandated for helmets worn on the road.

The_Eggman
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Re: Full Face Helmet for the Road

Postby The_Eggman » Wed Jun 12, 2013 11:08 am

The Urge looks good but doesn't appear to be approved to Oz stds :(

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Re: Full Face Helmet for the Road

Postby human909 » Wed Jun 12, 2013 11:28 am

silentbutdeadly wrote:However...there is a potential downside to such an open full face construction as one punter has learned http://forums.mtbr.com/utah/crash-repor ... 95542.html

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While following your link I also found this which is a good read and lays out some important differences between rigid and less rigid helmets.
http://www.pinkbike.com/news/DH-Helmets ... Safer.html

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