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PostSubject: Helmet   Mon May 02, 2016 8:33 pm

Thinking of getting one of these, is it a bit jazzy do you think? other option is plain black.

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PostSubject: Re: Helmet   Mon May 02, 2016 9:29 pm

Is that the front piece folding right back to make it an open face ?

If so I'll take a plain black one please


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PostSubject: Re: Helmet   Mon May 02, 2016 9:59 pm

Yes - the chin-bar rotates around to the back of the helmet to make it open-face.
Shark are on their third or fourth variant of this style of helmet, but this is a new colour scheme.
There is a 'knack' for clicking the chin bar into the locked position, but they are a neat idea.
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PostSubject: Re: Helmet   Mon May 02, 2016 10:06 pm

Old Luner wrote:
Is that the front piece folding right back to make it an open face ?

If so I'll take a plain black one please


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  www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BEST-DEAL-Shark-Evoline-Series-3-Black-Fast-Free-Shipping-/301930475472
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PostSubject: Re: Helmet   Mon May 02, 2016 10:23 pm

Looks better than many flip-ups and good for in/out of town on a cruiser. Nothing beats a plain piss-pot on a custom bike, of course, but if you've got to go universal this one looks good 
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PostSubject: Re: Helmet   Mon May 02, 2016 10:32 pm

Same as mine! and you dissed it because it was black and orange! great helmet though best I have had to date, no noise regardless of speed only downside is if its chucking it down the wind blows the rain up and under the chin guard!

Only paid £160 for mine though! try helmet city
or try this


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PostSubject: Re: Helmet   Mon May 02, 2016 10:45 pm

hawktheslayer wrote:
Same as mine! and you dissed it because it was black and orange!

  No,   I 'dissed it' because it was yours!  hyst  anyhow Gaylord, I'm usually a "medium", but when I tried one on it felt tight, are they smaller? or do they just feel tight when new?
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PostSubject: Re: Helmet   Mon May 02, 2016 10:52 pm

No they do feel a tad tight, but it doesn't take long for them to adjust, mine is medium and my ears don't stick out as much as yours
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PostSubject: Re: Helmet   Tue May 03, 2016 4:52 am

simbo wrote:
Old Luner wrote:
Is that the front piece folding right back to make it an open face ?

If so I'll take a plain black one please


Gimme linky

  www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BEST-DEAL-Shark-Evoline-Series-3-Black-Fast-Free-Shipping-/301930475472


Cheers, not exactly cheap are they, I'll see if I can find a bricks n mortar shop selling them round here as I've got kind of a big head (needs to be big in order to store all my charm, wit and bullshit) and will need to try them for fit.
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PostSubject: Re: Helmet   Tue May 03, 2016 6:25 pm

Bit busy Sim , personally I'd go for the plain black
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PostSubject: Re: Helmet   Tue May 03, 2016 7:43 pm

Sim Do you remember that I had the plane black one a while ago, loved it.
Well I did until my wife phoned me having broken down, so I quickly went the the rescue. I left my Evoline to close to a 500 watt lamp in my workshop that I didn't turn off and melted the bastard out of shape. affraid
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PostSubject: Re: Helmet   Tue May 03, 2016 8:16 pm

Mr Intruder wrote:
Sim Do you remember that I had the plane black one a while ago, loved it.
Well I did until my wife phoned me having broken down, so I quickly went the the rescue. I left my Evoline to close to a 500 watt lamp in my workshop that I didn't turn off and melted the bastard out of shape. affraid

I remember it well Dave  hyst
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PostSubject: Re: Helmet   Tue May 03, 2016 10:48 pm

Mr Intruder wrote:
I left my Evoline to close to a 500 watt lamp in my workshop that I didn't turn off and melted the bastard out of shape. affraid

At that price dave, I'd have had the shape of my head altered so it still fitted
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PostSubject: Re: Helmet   Tue May 03, 2016 11:04 pm

Same as mine that Sim but mines matt black great helmet though
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PostSubject: Re: Helmet   Wed May 04, 2016 9:40 pm

bigmal wrote:
At that price dave, I'd have had the shape of my head altered so it still fitted

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PostSubject: Re: Helmet   Wed May 11, 2016 9:24 pm

Ordered from Holland on Sunday night and it came today   went for Satin Black with the same decals as in the first post   seems pretty decent quality  Suspect and I can even get my ears inside  Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Helmet   Wed May 11, 2016 9:37 pm

I have never made a comment about a chaps helmet before... but that is very nice.
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PostSubject: Re: Helmet   Wed May 11, 2016 9:53 pm

Ooh, wear it this weekend if we go for a bimble, me wants to have a look at your, umm, ermm, helmet Embarassed
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PostSubject: Re: Helmet   Fri May 13, 2016 8:28 pm

Looks ace  wow
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