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Better helmets

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Re: Better helmets

Post by enigmaT120 » Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:18 am

Maybe. I paid enough for that Lazer that I don't expect to be in the market for a really long time.
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Re: Better helmets

Post by Zombie Master » Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:41 pm

enigmaT120 wrote:
Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:18 am
Maybe. I paid enough for that Lazer that I don't expect to be in the market for a really long time.
Have you liked your Lazer?
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Re: Better helmets

Post by enigmaT120 » Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:21 am

I love that thing! I got the same one you did, with a spare transitions shield and fog thing, can't remember the name. I expect to keep it for a long time. A buddy of mine is supposed to get me a DOT sticker to put on it, not that I ever remember seeing a cop check that. Certainly not on full face helmets.
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Re: Better helmets

Post by Zombie Master » Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:25 pm

KIim is now selling the same helmet, so I should be able to get a new visions face shield for it locally....for way to much money I'm sure!
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Re: Better helmets

Post by enigmaT120 » Wed Mar 07, 2018 12:22 pm

I wonder why they don't sell in the U.S. The company I bought it from was in England, and they didn't mind shipping it here.
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Re: Better helmets

Post by Zombie Master » Wed Mar 07, 2018 7:57 pm

enigmaT120 wrote:
Wed Mar 07, 2018 12:22 pm
I wonder why they don't sell in the U.S. The company I bought it from was in England, and they didn't mind shipping it here.
They do ....now:

https://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/kli ... viz-helmet
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Re: Better helmets

Post by enigmaT120 » Thu Mar 08, 2018 11:00 am

So Klim is having Lazer make the helmets with the Klim name? I never heard of Klim before but it sure looks like the same helmet.
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Re: Better helmets

Post by Zombie Master » Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:04 pm

enigmaT120 wrote:
Thu Mar 08, 2018 11:00 am
So Klim is having Lazer make the helmets with the Klim name? I never heard of Klim before but it sure looks like the same helmet.
Klim is a major player in high end riding gear. Our Lazers are, no doubt, coming out of the same Chinese factory as the Klim. I got my Manaco Evo for $400. less than it would have cost if I had bought the same Klim helmet locally. I have a Klim Latitude riding jacket that has been wonderful, but who knows if the next one will be as good. Name brand means nothing these days. I find that soooooo disappointing. :x
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Re: Better helmets

Post by The Veg » Sat Mar 10, 2018 3:10 pm

Klim is a bit of a rip-off. Good gear for sure, but REALLY overpriced. And the name is 'milk' backward. This is no coincidence; the founder of the brand has said so. Apparently he just happened to look at a milk carton while thinking about having trouble deciding on a name.
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