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Old 24 August 2008, 11:31   #1
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Future Safety helmet advice needed

I am after some feedback from anyone who owns a Future Safety helmet. I am thinking of getting one to compliment my Gecko mk10 which can be a bit hot in the summer.

I can't find any reviews or test on the internet!

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havent tried or seen the future helmets before, they do look lightweight compared with the gecko.
We use the communicater out on the rigs http://www.comunicator.co.uk/helmet_html/helmets.htm

we had to go for the beta+ as they allow for any type of headset ...although looking at the site its for aviators ......i wonder who picked that

I have also looked at the caberge range of helmets (breeze) in particular ...looked lightweight and has vents and used by quite a few RB 08 entrants.

If you get one do let us know how you rate it ....if you cant find a review theres a prompt to be the first


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I am after some feedback from anyone who owns a Future Safety helmet. I am thinking of getting one to compliment my Gecko mk10 which can be a bit hot in the summer.
The Future Safety helmet is lightweight and reasonably comfortable, but the visor performs poorly in heavy weather as it is very open at the sides. I had one but gave it away - someone here may still have it.

What do you want from a helmet? Do you actually need impact protection?

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I normally wear a gecko with visor and I was looking at this as a hot weather version. I need some head protection and some wind protection to the face.
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It would certainly be more comfortable than a Gecko in hot weather, and would probably be OK for you in reasonable conditions.

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Whats all this talk of summer and hot weather then - have I missed something???
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It would certainly be more comfortable than a Gecko in hot weather, and would probably be OK for you in reasonable conditions.

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Surley a 'Save Phace' would be more comfortable and cooler though ?
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Vastly superior in every way - apart from impact protection for the head.

Since that's what Mike says he wants I resisted the temptaion to give him the hard sell

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