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01-13-2013 01:39 AM
seriouscat
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Originally Posted by jennifer View Post
You are supposed to replace a helmet after ANY big impact. If you hit a tree with it I think that qualifies. I seem to always end up sounding like the old mom on these topics...but I usually err on the side of caution. Lots of sales going on helmets right now, I would pick up a new one. As a matter of fact, I am picking up a helmet on Monday.
More of a glancing blow at relatively fast speed. If it i hit head on the main helmet section I would definitely replace.
01-13-2013 01:36 AM
seriouscat
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Originally Posted by BurtonAvenger View Post
Does the foam look impacted? If it's not you're probably fine.
Thanks for the advice. Foam looks untouched. The plastic is a little messed up. Didn't even notice it until I sat down for lunch.
01-12-2013 10:01 PM
GreyDragon
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Originally Posted by jennifer View Post
You are supposed to replace a helmet after ANY big impact. If you hit a tree with it I think that qualifies. I seem to always end up sounding like the old mom on these topics...but I usually err on the side of caution. Lots of sales going on helmets right now, I would pick up a new one. As a matter of fact, I am picking up a helmet on Monday.
+1
Replace.
01-12-2013 09:38 PM
atr3yu I hit a tree with my head.... mostly the side of my face and ear actually. It sucked really bad as I took a stick in the ear and it gored the inside of it.... Looking back I should have taken pictures. I say ride it!
01-12-2013 09:18 PM
jennifer You are supposed to replace a helmet after ANY big impact. If you hit a tree with it I think that qualifies. I seem to always end up sounding like the old mom on these topics...but I usually err on the side of caution. Lots of sales going on helmets right now, I would pick up a new one. As a matter of fact, I am picking up a helmet on Monday.
01-12-2013 03:16 PM
BurtonAvenger Does the foam look impacted? If it's not you're probably fine.
01-12-2013 02:59 PM
seriouscat
Opinions: is this toast or just cosmetic?

Not sure if it's just cosmetic brim damage? Hit a low branch today at a good clip today. Attachment 9905

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