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Old 28-02-2008, 03:04 PM   #1
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Racing Helmets £50

Brand new full orange Nitro helmets, N250 VX

www.nitro-helmets.com

£50 plus £10 P&P.

No picture on the site for some reason. I tried the exact one on in a bike shop the other day just to make sure they were the right ones.
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Old 28-02-2008, 04:10 PM   #2
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Are they in stock though??
I have one of them and was lucky to get it as i know a few others that have been waiting about 9 months for one
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Old 28-02-2008, 04:43 PM   #3
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When i enquired thge other day they did have stock. They have the whole range so presumably they must carry a fair amount of stock. I've not tried buying yet though. I'll have a go this weekend and post whether i get it back sooner or later.
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The helmets i ran with last year were nitro's. Very good and nice and light so good on the neck. The visor mechanism could do with a decent latch though. Think mine were N900V'S?
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Old 28-02-2008, 08:16 PM   #5
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Old 28-02-2008, 10:53 PM   #6
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I still have a couple in stock !!

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Old 29-02-2008, 12:39 AM   #7
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Nitro Helmets

On the Nitro Helmets website, although mentioning that their helmets comply to British Standards, there isn't a mention of any specific BS Number.
I presume they comply to BS6658 - but are they Type A or B?
Perhaps Bob can confirm which one.
And a phrase I dislike about safety equipment - especially headgear - is the one used on their website to describe the NV250VX - "cheap and cheerful". What, if anything, is compromised?
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They comply to ECER22-05 and are ACU Gold standard !! I would not describe them as cheap and cheerful , They are actually very good even down to the quick release visor fittings which are almost identical to my 200 quid Shoei.

The only downfall is a mild steel buckle which will require looking after to stop it rusting !!

I will offer a full money back guarantee (less carriage) to anyone not completely satisfied.
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They comply to ECER22-05 and are ACU Gold standard !! I would not describe them as cheap and cheerful , They are actually very good even down to the quick release visor fittings which are almost identical to my 200 quid Shoei.

The only downfall is a mild steel buckle which will require looking after to stop it rusting !!

I will offer a full money back guarantee (less carriage) to anyone not completely satisfied.
Are yours £60 delivered
If so what sizes do you have left

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No!!

Mine are still £75 as I have them in stock !!

What size do you want ??

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Stock

I ordered 2 medium helmets last night off the website, they said they have them in stock and they should be with me this week.
I'll update when i get them in.
They also gave me free postage because i told all you guys about them. Result.
Sorry Bob!
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do helmets have to be bs6658 b now,the reason i ask is that my old helmets are bs6658 a,and if im doing the ctc ,i need to know if they are legal,cheers
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Helmets should be type A. Top spec

The European gold standard which these hemets are is equivalent to our BS number and the type A standard. That as far as i'm aware is the highest standard set so they will certainly be race legal. I'm sure someone can confirm that. E mail below that i received.

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BS6658 is the UK British Standard. All Nitro helmets are tested to the latest European standard (an equivalent) ECER22.05.All Nitro helmets are Type A Hope this is satisfactory.
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thanks for the reply,and thats some money saved,just need to get the dust off them now
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i just recived my helmet nice 2!
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Old 11-03-2008, 10:34 AM   #16
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I got my two helmets last night.
Very impressed with them! For a cheap helmet they are fantastic.
It's an expensive thing to buy normally, especially as mine are just for spares for passengers so really happy with them.
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