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Finally got regeared up after selling our old Spyder stuff years ago. I purchased a Bilt 3/4 helmet on sale for under $100 but after a few trips it’s just a tad too tight. It’s an xxl. My last helmet was an xl. I’m going with an open face and need a sun visor drop down. Budget $200-300?

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going to assume you got the helmet at Cycle Gear in Vernon...buy lots of stuff there...great return policy...bring it back and exchange it for the next size up or towards something else you can try on.

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going to assume you got the helmet at Cycle Gear in Vernon...buy lots of stuff there...great return policy...bring it back and exchange it for the next size up or towards something else you can try on.
I’m really just looking for suggestions on a good brand/model.

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won't go wrong with a HJC...large selection in different price ranges...good luck and have fun shopping for one.

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I've heard empty monkey skulls, like his ^, are the hardest helmet you can get.
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Check out Scorpion helmets Jim
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Here is another vote for HJC; my last 3/4 helmet was an HJC. You get a lot of quality for the price, IMHO.

(Disclaimer: I've stopped wearing HJC because I found that Shoei simply fits me better.)

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Check out Scorpion helmets Jim
Thank you Captain. See how easy that was? Just looking for some suggestions.

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guess you must have lost your sense of humor in the years you've been away Jim...sorry if some answers here don't fit the bill, but they are actually meant with good intentions...won't waste my time anymore...have a good day Dog.
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Helmets can be tricky these days. Depending on if your head is more round or oval shape, there are certain brands you can choose. Of course, you want the pads tight at first but not so tight you get a headache. I am sure you know all of this from previous experience. Good luck with your choice. Here's some help:


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