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Old 13th June 2011
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+1 on that post. I have 4 helmets of which I only where two. Full face for agressive driving and a novelty for short runs to the store or to test change to the bike.

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Hey don't sweat it Kudofo. You may not like your look but to everyone else you look normal. We are always our worst critics.

I wear a $35 novelty helmet, $80 DOT 1/2 helmet, leather, or a $600 Shoei FF depending on the situation. Wear what you want and just enjoy the ride! *XLF* everybody else You look fine.
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Man its been a long long time since I was on this website. As for my sportster shes long gone. Went to a good home. I never made it into the marines or the navy. Some medical bills on my credit denied me for top secret security clearance then the jobs I was offered sucked. Went on to become a Lab Tech for a biochem lab. I bought a road king though so I still ride.... with a full face helmet. I read those old posts and cringe at how I used to speak and act. Yikes what a throwback.
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Holly thread resurrection; is nine years a record?
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Growth is good, as long as it's not around the waist.
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DOT does not approve helmets
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DOT does not approve helmets
They actually disapprove of them.
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Iwear Flip up helmets or a full face Shoei it is dot but more important is the ACU gold sticker which allows you to race in it ,

Here in UK its its compulsory to wear a helmet ,
its the law in whole of Great Britain def in England Wales And Scotland
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