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|01-08-2016 08:43 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 07:40 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 04:26 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 05:45 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 11:55 AM|
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 11:30 AM|
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 10:53 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 10:45 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 03:51 PM|
Originally Posted by Jeb View Post
|12-09-2011 09:28 AM|
This helmets look cool, I have to admin that.
But what worries me is what happens when you fall head first into powder ? If the snow block's the vents are you going to have a hard time breathing ?
I ask because this happened to me with my Giro Remedy, and the Remedy has more open area then this helmets.
If it's easy to release the face mask it's ok, but if not, it's dangerous.
What do you think ?
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