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Different helmed.....

Postby sjors-air » Fri Feb 13, 2004 1:19 pm

Hey I am doing some searching for kite accesoires... and I'm looking for as much as different kite-helmeds as possible.
If can with a picture and price and website...

hope you guys can help me out!!

greetz Sjors

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Postby flashboarder » Fri Feb 13, 2004 2:06 pm

Be carefull when doing that because some helmets do more harm than good...
Rick had many subjects here and in in the wyhoo newsgroup about protection gear. I can remember one with a lot of exemples of helmets not to be used for kiteboarding but cannot find it anymore. ... EFERENCES/

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Postby Steve Martin » Fri Feb 13, 2004 2:14 pm

Start here:
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I'd avoid the Capix helmet. I own one and I think it's almost worthless. It's a cheap helmet and you get what you pay for. Also, it has a "bill" or "rim" that can potentially cause whiplash although I just looked at their website, and I no longer see that design.

I nice moderately priced helmet is the Pro-tec Ace Wake. The top of the line helmet seems like the Prijon Protector.

I'll probably buy the Pro-tec Ace Wake in the spring unless a better moderately priced alternative is released to the market.

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