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post #1 of 54 (permalink) Old 02-28-2007, 03:42 PM Thread Starter
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Possible new purchase...

What do ya'll think of this?? I am considering getting one for myself and hubby cuz I can get a really good deal by buying both...

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What do ya'll think of this?? I am considering getting one for myself and hubby cuz I can get a really good deal by buying both...

Very cool! DOes it come in a different color? Or I should say, any color at all?
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post #3 of 54 (permalink) Old 02-28-2007, 03:47 PM Thread Starter
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it comes like this, but I love the silver waaayyy more!!



I just wanted a lil input cuz I really want a new helmet, and kinda need one, but I hate spending money!!!
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Either one is nice but I'd get the red one.
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post #5 of 54 (permalink) Old 02-28-2007, 03:51 PM Thread Starter
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reds just not my thing...and since my bike is now black with silver metallic and all silver accessories, i will be coordinated, i have noticed guys tend to the reds and stuff more often...thanks for the input...think its worth shilling out the $$?
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reds just not my thing...and since my bike is now black with silver metallic and all silver accessories, i will be coordinated, i have noticed guys tend to the reds and stuff more often...thanks for the input...think its worth shilling out the $$?
Im just thinking about it from a safety issue. Red is more visable.
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post #7 of 54 (permalink) Old 02-28-2007, 03:52 PM
 
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i love the look of icon's lids. i say go for it!
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post #8 of 54 (permalink) Old 02-28-2007, 04:04 PM
 
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I'm not a big fan of the Icon lids... though I've never put them on... but I like the silver none... I'd seen the red version before and don't like it at all... but the silver one looks good
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Go with the silver one.
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but do they have one in Green....
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post #11 of 54 (permalink) Old 02-28-2007, 04:50 PM Thread Starter
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sorry, looks like they only have the red and silver...the only thing I dont lke is the skull the dragon is holding, but since I just noticed it, it cant be that big a deal!!
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I vote silver, go for it
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post #13 of 54 (permalink) Old 02-28-2007, 05:05 PM
 
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I like the looks of the Icon lids, but I have never read anything good about the quality. I was about to spend waaaay too much on a helmet, and then I started reading some reviews and found out that there are some really good AFFORDABLE lids. Just my

This is some interesting reading...
http://www.webbikeworld.com/Reviewed...s/Products.htm
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post #14 of 54 (permalink) Old 02-28-2007, 05:15 PM Thread Starter
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my 2 best friends have both rocked the ICON helmets and loved them with ZERO issues, and considering how "picky" (love ya man if youre reading this!!) they both are, that works for me!!
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post #15 of 54 (permalink) Old 02-28-2007, 05:17 PM
 
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Great. Glad to finally hear something good. I have been considering the Manic Helmet. I might go ahead and get it.
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post #16 of 54 (permalink) Old 02-28-2007, 10:32 PM
 
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I like the silver one because the red looks too busy. When you ask "if it's worth it", I think you mean the extra $$ for the artwork compared to a plain helmet. If you take a helmet off your head, it will get scratched. If you can live with scratches on the artwork, get it. If not, get a solid color.
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post #17 of 54 (permalink) Old 02-28-2007, 10:45 PM
 
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ive ridden with an Icon Mainframe for the last 3 years... mabye a write-up is in order-
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ive ridden with an Icon Mainframe for the last 3 years... mabye a write-up is in order-
Look forward to readin it
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post #19 of 54 (permalink) Old 02-28-2007, 11:31 PM
 
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I'm not a fan of it. But it's your cash.



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post #20 of 54 (permalink) Old 02-28-2007, 11:34 PM
 
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does it protect your head??? if so then go for it.





helmets are all PP rae, but honestly you gotta get something that goes with your bike, and i dont think that mesh's well w/ your setup at all.
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