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    who makes this type of helmet? are these snap on shields? what do you call this style? is it still just a full face? I want one so I can ride without the face shield and have it still look decent.
    owning a motorcycle is not a matter of life or death, it is much more important than that

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    Bell is making one like that again (ancient design) and that Biltwell Chinese outfit. Couldn’t speak to the quality of either one. If you are not spending 300 or more on a helmet, it’s not much of a helmet these days.


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    • #3
      I've seen something like that called the "Castel".






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        • #5
          Here's my 1964 Bell helmet that I use. It's still in great shape.
          Duke

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              Riding a motorcycle is about honoring the past as much as racing toward the future. Here are the perfect helmets to do both with style, grace, and safety.

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              • #8
                Retro full face helmets shop with helmets from BELL, BILTWELL, HEDON, DMD & PREMIER. Discover retro full face helmets for your retro outfit!

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by cike View Post
                  who makes this type of helmet? are these snap on shields? what do you call this style? is it still just a full face? I want one so I can ride without the face shield and have it still look decent.
                  Check this one out

                  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-ER1T_F7Ng

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by jd750ace View Post
                      Bell is making one like that again (ancient design) and that Biltwell Chinese outfit. Couldn’t speak to the quality of either one. If you are not spending 300 or more on a helmet, it’s not much of a helmet these days.
                      is that true on price. Don’t think I’ve ever spent more than $150.

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                      • #12
                        Well, once you have had a truly GOOD helmet, you easily spot what is bad about cheaper helmets. I run full face, year round, every ride, and I can destroy a 150 dollar helmet with sweat alone in less than 2 seasons. Non durable assembly, thin fabrics, poor ventilation, noisy shields, poorly oriented chin strap anchors, non removable and non washable liners, the list goes on.


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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by jd750ace View Post
                          Well, once you have had a truly GOOD helmet, you easily spot what is bad about cheaper helmets. I run full face, year round, every ride, and I can destroy a 150 dollar helmet with sweat alone in less than 2 seasons. Non durable assembly, thin fabrics, poor ventilation, noisy shields, poorly oriented chin strap anchors, non removable and non washable liners, the list goes on.
                          Oh, I was more wondering about the actually safety, if I didn’t care about the other stuff. I mean, if they are DOT, should be good, right?

                          im not challenging or arguing. I’m thinking about getting a nicer full face helmet. One with blu totooth, so I can listen to music, or whatever. It’s nice to have for long trips.

                          my main helmet is a half. But, that’s for fooling around in the summer. If I get up on the interstate, I like to have a full face helmet. I have one now, but it’s really uncomfortable.

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                          • #14
                            I had an old cheap Icon helmet before. It was a full face and I thought it was nice......but then I spent some good money and have a Shoei now. The Icon is junk by comparison. I cant speak for the safety but in comfort and everyday use, the cheap helmets just don't make the cut.






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                            • #15
                              Something to keep in mind also is that the DOT rating is based on the honor system as far as testing goes and is the lowest standard out there today.

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                              • #16
                                I used cheap helmets for decades until I got a Nolan Trilogy.
                                Like jd750ace said, once you have a really good helmet you really see where the cheap ones fall short.
                                Until then it's just a price tag with sticker shock.

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                                • #17
                                  Pretty sure that's the Biltwell Gringo. Also check out the Bell Bullitt. Similar retro styling but probably the best helmet i've ever owned.

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