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Offline funacide

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« Reply #20 on: July 24, 2006, 04:34:24 pm »
GS do they only have the matt grey/black ones??
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« Reply #21 on: July 24, 2006, 04:39:27 pm »
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« Reply #22 on: July 24, 2006, 06:34:57 pm »
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Is the Enduro lid as safe as the Arai though (DOT/ANSI/Snell)?


Ummm...anyone?

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« Reply #23 on: July 25, 2006, 01:59:18 pm »
Any feedback on their protection capabilities yet?  

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« Reply #24 on: July 25, 2006, 02:14:59 pm »
Just a guess, its probably the same as my Shark lids, Euro safety spec.
Not DOT,Snell as those are yank things.

What is that spec called again?
I trust its fine, these are really well made fibre lids (MXR and RSF) and if cost is a sign of quality they are up there with the best.

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« Reply #25 on: July 25, 2006, 02:40:54 pm »
An old geyser once said that if you think cost is directly related to the quality of a lid, then you probably don't need one..... :lol:

I still dig the functionality of a flip-up, but do need goggles

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« Reply #26 on: July 25, 2006, 03:56:06 pm »
Just did some Googling - apparently the Enduro is <NOT> DOT or Snell approved - but that's supposedly because it's too expensive - and for that reason they may not be sold in the US or Canada, like they wouldn't make that money back  :roll:.

I believe the other safety rating for Europe is ECE 22/05 - and the Enduro conforms.  By contrast, the Arai Tour-X (or XD in North America) is rated for all three.  See the comparison tables in the links below for a clear idea of what the different tests actually involve...

Some useful links:
A comparison table between Snell and Dot at http://www.smf.org/articles/dot.html
And between Snell, DOT, ECE 22/05 (European Standard) and BSI 6658 Type A (England) at http://www.smf.org/articles/mcomp2.html

Other interesting articles:
http://www.datsuns.com/Tech/Safety_equip1.htm
http://www.off-road.com/dirtbike/tech/2002snell/
http://www.cnpapers.com/nie/atvguide2.html

But I must be honest...I just inspected my Arai Corsair sitting on my desk...can't find DOT, ANSI, ECE or Snell stickers anywhere...   :!:
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« Reply #27 on: July 25, 2006, 04:07:13 pm »
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It feels like having a condom on your head ( as light I mean )


I assume your talking your head as in face etc. When did you last have a condom on your head? :shock:  :lol:
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« Reply #28 on: July 25, 2006, 04:17:40 pm »
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I assume your talking your head as in face etc. When did you last have a condom on your head? :shock:  :lol:


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Re: Antifog - clearing things up...
« Reply #29 on: July 25, 2006, 04:34:50 pm »
Quote from: "InsiderDirtRider"
Just did some Googling - apparently the Enduro is <NOT> DOT or Snell approved - but that's supposedly because it's too expensive - and for that reason they may not be sold in the US or Canada, like they wouldn't make that money back  :roll:.

I believe the other safety rating for Europe is ECE 22/05 - and the Enduro conforms.  By contrast, the Arai Tour-X (or XD in North America) is rated for all three.  See the comparison tables in the links below for a clear idea of what the different tests actually involve...

Some useful links:
A comparison table between Snell and Dot at http://www.smf.org/articles/dot.html
And between Snell, DOT, ECE 22/05 (European Standard) and BSI 6658 Type A (England) at http://www.smf.org/articles/mcomp2.html

Other interesting articles:
http://www.datsuns.com/Tech/Safety_equip1.htm
http://www.off-road.com/dirtbike/tech/2002snell/
http://www.cnpapers.com/nie/atvguide2.html

But I must be honest...I just inspected my Arai Corsair sitting on my desk...can't find DOT, ANSI, ECE or Snell stickers anywhere...   :!:


In the US helmets are required to have DOT and Snell else the cops can fine you.  The Europe certification is just as good if not higher spec.  The US don't worry about the Europe cert cause it is not US.  Helmets like the Tour-X are rated with all three cause they are sold in Europe and NA so they are just complying.
 

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« Reply #30 on: July 26, 2006, 04:02:55 pm »
Hey GSpot

Did you pickit up on friday the 21st?

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« Reply #31 on: July 26, 2006, 07:50:34 pm »
How is the wind noise in that helmet?
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« Reply #32 on: July 26, 2006, 08:08:54 pm »
Arai XD = $450 in US @ http://www.cyclegear.com/spgm.cfm?L1=1&L2=&L3=&L4=&item=TUC_81-2720_G it's about R3150! not bad! They have a Vegas shop, I'll check it out next month!
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« Reply #33 on: July 27, 2006, 07:34:35 am »
ChrisB

In fact , me the wife and the laatjie did pikit up that 21st around 14h00. Were you there, was it you testing the hooded fleese thingy?

The wing noise not to bad but you still need earplugs on a long trip - beter than my old Vega
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« Reply #34 on: July 27, 2006, 06:10:38 pm »
No then it wasnt you... I spoke to antoher guy there that also picket up one in a gray and yellow Rallye 2 look alike suit!
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« Reply #35 on: July 28, 2006, 09:50:54 am »
OK, that was my nephew - aka RPM , he was there about 12 ish, I told him about the Enduro's at Auto Alpina and we decided to buy - he stays in PTA
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« Reply #36 on: August 01, 2006, 12:19:36 pm »
Got one this morning from Lyndhurst BMW  :D  :D  :D

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« Reply #37 on: August 01, 2006, 01:14:26 pm »
Congrats she's lekke. I know of a few guys with the new enduro's on the site now
Enjoy!!
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