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Best helmet for $300

What's the best helmet for around $300
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Re: Best helmet for $300

Bell RS-1...without a doubt.

Personally, i think it is the best helmet for under $900 (I wore SHOEI's and Arai's until trying the Bell). It is much more comfortable and has better ventilation. And the quality is awesome.

http://stores.sportbiketrackgear.com...l+RS-1+Helmets
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I say the HJC RPS-10. I have crash tested it twice, and it has performed far better than the shoeis and arais I tested before.

Also performs better in most every way PRIOR to crashing too.

I am not sponsored by them, but I dont plan to run another lid any time soon.
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^ agree for the price its perfect. i actually find my self picking my hjc rps10 over my corsair V more ofter
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Gonna pick up a bell rs1


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I say the HJC RPS-10. I have crash tested it twice, and it has performed far better than the shoeis and arais I tested before.

Also performs better in most every way PRIOR to crashing too.

I am not sponsored by them, but I dont plan to run another lid any time soon.
I second this - I've had this helmet for about a year now. Love it.
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Rs1! You can also find bell stars for under 300, but they are older models.

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I received my bell rs1 from trackstar and rode it yesterday what an amazing helmet so comfy quiet and fits good not to mention super light. I love it


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I'm a big fan of Suomy Vandal... I'm on my second one. It's one of the lightest.

Crash tested my first one involuntarily.
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scorpian exo 1100 is in the price range I love mine.
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I bought a bell rs1 loveeee it


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Rs1! You can also find bell stars for under 300, but they are older models.

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Edit: Whoops, sales over
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Cant wait to receive my Bell! Should come in tomorrow!
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Cant wait to receive my Bell! Should come in tomorrow!
Didja get it in some form of "Black Friday" sale? STG were flicking carbon cerwinskes out the door at $299
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I already have one

Bought it a while back...at almost as good of a deal
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I tryed the bell on i didn't think much of it to be honest I'm sure it would be a good hat, I'm biased thou I just love the way my shoei fits. Who's making bell their helmets these days anyway? KBC makes roughly 70% of the helmets out their wouldn't be at all surprised if its them.


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