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Old 12 February 2012, 14:03   #11
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To a search for skydiving helmets, that's how Geko really got going and expect they'll be others that maybe suitable, although most will have a nice lining.
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Old 12 February 2012, 14:23   #12
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Kerny off here uses one of these 8.50 off flea bay i think he brought 2

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Actually, I was asking what the reason was for wanting a helmet, as in, comfort, protection, racing or what?
Think that's what I answered
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Think that's what I answered
Erm, I wasn't actually asking you, It was aimed at the person who made the enquiry.
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Erm, I wasn't actually asking you
Guess it was you quoting me that had me confused
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Could always get one of these and keep us all guessing

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Could always get one of these and keep us all guessing
So his new name would be 'The Stig'!!

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Old 12 February 2012, 16:55   #18
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Ha ha!!
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I have a sixsixone down hill bike helmet with removable washable inner liner, it has a much wider field of vision than a motor bike helmet and dosent water log like they do, it does have a peak however; there is the argument that any peak on a helmet could catch the water should you be ejected at high speed and cause neck injury if it catches the water first. I have had plenty of impacts with it and never had an issue.

The sixsixone does have exposed rivets which over time will corrode in salt water. I've felt in the past that the geko is slighty too open in the eye area hence i went for the sixsixone. The peak is removable if need be.

The geko is purpose made for the job and you will only have to buy it once, I have seen a geko take a big impact and break the jaw guard but it did it's job well and the wearer was fine if a little shaken.

If I was choosing again it would be a geko, you pay for what you get the sixsixone was only 50 but I'll probably have to buy it twice.

Hope this helps.
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Kerny off here uses one of these 8.50 off flea bay i think he brought 2
You are a cruel man Tony ... I know you feel the impulse to grip yours when nora batty comes on the TV ..oohh thats just come out all wrong hasnt it ? I give up
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