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Postby sid5150 » Thu Mar 25, 2004 12:40 am

anthonyd wrote:So then who bends??
Yo' momma.


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Postby anthonyd » Thu Mar 25, 2004 12:47 am

Trust me buddy,

AS desperate as you likely are, riding your bike would be a lot more enjoyable then riding a woman as old as my momma!

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Postby GraemeF » Thu Mar 25, 2004 2:16 am

Hadn't seen this, just posted an idea we're doing over here.

Snowboard helmet converted, kinda one helmet does it all if you feel you have to have one.

Personally I don't, but having caved my head in on the prom wall, the breadknife is giving me immense grief about riding without one, despite my lightning never strikes twice pleas.

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Postby Philipp » Thu Mar 25, 2004 7:51 pm

I have a hard time finding a helmet that fits a rather long head. They are all fine in terms of perimeter (at least the large ones, 62 cm), but not deep enough so they sit much too high on my head and don't cover the ears, neck and forehead well. Can anybody help and recommend a helmet for weird big egg heads like that?

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Postby PierreKite » Thu Mar 25, 2004 8:50 pm

Actually, the best helmet on the market is the 3D Xtrem: Image

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design for kitesurf !

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http://www.3d-kite.com/produits/index.html

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Postby 5score » Thu Mar 25, 2004 9:16 pm

Philipp wrote: Can anybody help and recommend a helmet for weird big egg heads like that?
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Postby Fabe » Thu Mar 25, 2004 11:00 pm

I´m quite happy with my new Prijon Protector. It is made of carbon fibre. It has a one-size-fits-all-function with a little wheel in your neck, so it is no problem to wear it with a hood or two, in water or on snow with a woolcap(?) under it. It´s a whitewater-kajak-helmet with holes in it to allow water to get in and out. It was tested very well by a german kajak magazin and even by wolfgang himself in a test for the german kite surf magazin. I have been wearing it now on five days out on the water the last two weeks and stop thinking about it eventually after putting it up.
The bad side? It looks exactly like the helmets of the us marine corps in a nice military green, but some stickers help out. It is quote expensive (109-125€)


http://www.prijon.com/Prijon_2003_WEB/Helme.htm

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Postby sid5150 » Thu Mar 25, 2004 11:16 pm

Oddly, Dark Helmet doesn't look any more ridiculous than the previous pics.


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Postby Airtime » Fri Mar 26, 2004 8:22 pm

for what it's worth... I don't think a helmet is a bad idea...I just purchased a couple helmets off eBay... for $11 U.S. each

the company that selling them - http://www.predatorhelmets.com/

they have a nice fit...

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