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PostPosted: Wed Jun 18, 2014 11:21 pm 
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i've tried specialized, bell and even some giro helmets in the past and still can't find one that sits right.

the top of my head literally looks like Ultraman... very pointy.

the side of the helmet touches my head.. but everytime after 30 miles ride when sweat start... the helmet tilts left or right. i've tighten it from the back and still no help. if i put the strap too tight.. i feel like i'm dying and can't breath and also the top of my head will hurt resting against the top of the helmet.

any other suggestions to try? i tired the giro air attack (large) felt snug, but top feels uncomfortable resting on my head.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 18, 2014 11:45 pm 
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Sweatband?

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 12:26 am 
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lol.. i still need a helmet to protect my head u know.. ;)


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 12:36 am 
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I was thinking you could go to the next size up helmet with the sweatband and perhaps the pointy part wouldn't cause problems :noidea:

To take the sweatband only idea further, how bout an accelerometer based inflatable sweatband - cool literally :thumbup:

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 12:57 am 
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Lol... sweat band idea might work. I'm already wearing large... and look like a mushroom head

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 9:32 pm 
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Maybe you should try a Lazer helmet.
Don't know what it does in height exactly but their system is designed that way that it doesnt matter if you have an oval or round shaped head. Therefore in all conditions it closes better round your skull and so maybe this will do the thing for you.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 20, 2014 12:59 am 
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Never heard of that brand before..I'll check and see who carries it in bay area..

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 24, 2014 9:09 pm 
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go to a bike shops and try some on?


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 24, 2014 9:49 pm 
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I have a few suggestions:

Straight up pointy:

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If it's more to the front (say your nose):

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If you have a more backwards slanted point you can go modern:

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If it's two points:

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Hope that this information will help you a bit :thumbup:


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 29, 2014 7:17 am 
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Lol... cracked me up.. our as my toddler would say.. No Funny... lol


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