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Old 09-30-06, 11:51 AM
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Racing Helmet Suggestion

So can anyone suggest a cheap Open face helmet for around 250 and under. Need one for autox
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Old 09-30-06, 11:56 AM
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Check out G force. They sell through Jegs.com and Summit.com

I found my open face for $160

http://www.jegs.com/webapp/wcs/store...tegoryId=63501

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Old 09-30-06, 07:15 PM
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I got an idea of a few i want.. So how does helmet fitting work??
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For autocrossing i's suggest a cheapie M2000 motorcycle helmet. If you go to track days and such later on, you'll want a more expensive full face helmet.
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Old 10-01-06, 12:12 PM
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Get a Pyrotect (http://www.pyrotect.com/home.php), they have M/SA2005 out and are very cheap. I was told they are made by the same manufacturer as Bell.
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Almost all track days or driving schools require SA rated helmets, so if you think you'll want to go to one in the future, don't waste your money on an M rated helmet, unless you want 2 helmets.
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My suggestion is to find the best fitting helmet you can afford. Pyrotect and G-force have very good price points. But ultimately cost should not be the deciding factor, because the fit is the most important. If you don't have a local shop to try the helmet contact the companies when purchasing and find out what their return policy is. I know Pyrotect will let you return the helmet if you don't like the fit. I would also suggest the close face helmet as well as an SA rated model. Personally I use a Bell Vortex FA currently but I have used the Simpson Voyager as well.
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