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|07-21-2016 10:08 PM|
I have one and I like it a lot. I think they look cool and actually get a lot of compliments on the mountain. I get a lot of storm trooper comments and a few Power Ranger ones. I frankly don't care if someone doesn't like it and chooses to make fun of it. They seem like really good people!
When you put the goggles and the mask on correctly, they very rarely fog up. When they do, they de-fog rather quickly. I've noticed that they fog up usually when I'm bent over, strapping in - but it's rare. I assume it's from the air going up towards the goggles inside the helmet when I exhale instead of out the vent. If you put them on correctly though, you won't have them fogging up.
The goggles are a good quality. Vision is clear and they're easy to swap out. I also had Oakley Crowbars at home and was worried I'd be stuck w/ a crappy pair of goggles.. nope. I have no complaints about the goggles at all.
I've only my head once with the helmet and it provided good protection - no damage to the helmet. My face hit the facemask as I tumbled down the mountain, but the impact was minimal. I'm not sure what would happen if it were a hard impact. When it is really cold out, you'll definitely feel it through the vents as you go down the mountain. I've used a facemask underneath it before on really cold days though. It fit well.
The biggest problem I think with the helmet is where to put the mask when you want to take it off. The tethering is a good idea but that'd only be good on the lift or when you're just chilling. I think it'd be great if there was somewhere you could fasten it to the helmet. Or you can just put it in your pocket if it's big enough.
They are good helmets and are comfortable. I'd recommend them.
|01-08-2016 09:43 AM|
|Mystery2many||I've snowboarded all over the country and I've never heard one complement about a Ruroc helmet. Everyone makes fun of people that wear them, this includes my friends and random people on lifts and in lift lines. I personally don't give a crap what people wear if its what they like. "To each his own"|
|01-08-2016 08:40 AM|
|Bigsky||My son has one- he got a lot of comments about how cool it looked. It IS the coolest looking head rig out there. Bad news: I'm not sure about the other comments here, but the goggles fogged up big time. It was a cold day and we waited in a tram line, got on the tram and then we were at 11,500ft with the wind blowing. Lots of temperature changes and my son was breathing inside his helmet so it was a good test to see if they would fog. They failed the test in my opinion.|
|01-14-2013 05:26 PM|
|RedRomo||I just saw someone wearing one of these helmets this weekend. I'd never seen one up close and I have to admit...I really liked it a lot. It didn't look like a power ranger helmet and it actually looked form fitting unlike most bobble-head fit helmets. I thought it was cool looking.|
|11-04-2012 06:45 PM|
Originally Posted by ShredLife View Post
Jeez, too bad you didn't start wearing a helmet before you had whatever accident damaged your internal filter.
|11-04-2012 12:55 PM|
Originally Posted by Donutz View Post
fuck volcom - they make little kiddie clothes for teeny-boppers and pedophiles.
wanna go full-retard? here you go:
|11-04-2012 12:30 PM|
Yeah, on balance they're not good protection (like a full-face helmet would be) and they aren't better than a cloth face protector. I do think they're a neat idea in principle, but it sounds like they have too many design niggles.
I just bought a Volcom jacket for this season that has a built-in face mask. Now that's a good design!
|11-04-2012 11:53 AM|
Originally Posted by marcdeo View Post
These helmets are retarded as fuck but they're not going to kill you. I WOULD be worried that the facemask thing would smash into your face if you slammed on it... A bx helmet they're not.
|11-04-2012 11:45 AM|
Originally Posted by horia.ancas View Post
HAHAHAHA. Yes it's dangerous. You might suffocate to death on the hill struggling to breath with snow clogged vents on your face shield. If you fall head fist into powder, you cant breath while you're buried anyway - face shield or not.
A better design would be if they used a system that you could just unclip one side and let it hang - kind of like a fighter pilot can do when he takes his mask off. Quick release system on one side and it stays attached on the other and hangs. Great idea for easily release when all you want to do is scratch you're nose or take a puff while on the lift. I dont like that you have to remove the whole thing to remove your goggles. When I sweat I get itchy and I like to scratch...... lol
but the helmet has me intrigued
|12-09-2011 04:51 PM|
Originally Posted by Jeb View Post
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