Any advice on an old school looking helmet?

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What kinds of helmets are you guys wearing when riding? I'm concerned that when I'll soon be riding my '59 Jaguar resto and eventually my prewars that I'm going to look like a noob (more so than usual) with a corny, flashy new style helmet.

I know riders from the prewar days and 50s/60s prob didn't wear helmets, but I have to as I have kids right! Gotta set the example.
 
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I just got this one from REI for $29 for the same reason you gave.Its leather covered.

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Someone on here brought up this site before, some of these helmets are as low as $23 and they look excellent! They come with no safety admissions, but they cover your head and I bet they will take care of the same sort of things that a Walmart bike helmet will.

http://motorcycle-retro-helmets.com/Ret ... 046?s=Name ASC&p=0
 
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yoothgeye said:
Someone on here brought up this site before, some of these helmets are as low as $23 and they look excellent! They come with no safety admissions, but they cover your head and I bet they will take care of the same sort of things that a Walmart bike helmet will.

http://motorcycle-retro-helmets.com/Ret ... 046?s=Name ASC&p=0

Seriously, those prices seem way low... Cool helmets too

Does anybody else think a Cobra Commander helmet would be cool?

https://encrypted-tbn3.google.com/image ... X92Lpau2mQ
 
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yoothgeye said:
Someone on here brought up this site before, some of these helmets are as low as $23 and they look excellent! They come with no safety admissions, but they cover your head and I bet they will take care of the same sort of things that a Walmart bike helmet will.

http://motorcycle-retro-helmets.com/Ret ... 046?s=Name ASC&p=0

Has anyone bought one of these helmets from this site? I tried once but they wanted to charge like $50 For shipping if I remember correctly :?
 

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Has anyone bought one of these helmets from this site? I tried once but they wanted to charge like $50 For shipping if I remember correctly :?

Looks like you are pretty much correct:

Subtotal $22.99
Estimated Sales Tax $0.00
Estimated Shipping $34.90
Total $57.89

Yikes.

Of course the cool watermelon one up there (sold out) costs $60 before shipping... yikes again!
 
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get a bell helmet. if evel kinevel wore it, its good enough for you. :wink:
 
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Get a Bern Watts helmet, very cool. I have a Matt Carbon one and also a paint customised one and love them both.

'Red' helmets are cool too.
 
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I have 2 of the nutcase helnets (the water melon one above) but different models I love them there the only helmet I found that actually fit my fat head and comfortably too! I also have a gyro and a bell full face helmets for downhillin
 
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yoothgeye said:
Double Nickle said:
Has anyone bought one of these helmets from this site? I tried once but they wanted to charge like $50 For shipping if I remember correctly :?

Looks like you are pretty much correct:

Subtotal $22.99
Estimated Sales Tax $0.00
Estimated Shipping $34.90
Total $57.89

Yikes.

Of course the cool watermelon one up there (sold out) costs $60 before shipping... yikes again!
Shipping is from Indonesia, thats why
 
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Mine is at the pin striper right now. It's and old non-D.O.T. approved Harley Davidson type helmet. My grandaughter wears one....so I had better start. Funny, what make a person change. Gary
 
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