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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 10-16-2008, 02:22 PM Thread Starter
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Jay Leno Meets The Helmet Man

THIS IS FANTASTIC!

http://www.superbikeplanet.com/2008/Oct/091016arai.htm


Bruce Porter, from Arai, is a very, very intelligent man and knows exactly what he is talking about.

Want the "real" facts about helmets? Watch this!

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post #2 of 16 (permalink) Old 10-16-2008, 02:32 PM
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How does he fit his gigantic chin in a regular helmet?
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Bruce is a great guy. I wonder when Rick will chime in saying Arai sucks?

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Bruce is indeed a great guy!
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Good post. Very informative. Disproved the drop the helmet and it is bad myth. I always thought it was true.

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Good post. Very informative. Disproved the drop the helmet and it is bad myth. I always thought it was true.

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Remember that this only applies to Arai
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post #8 of 16 (permalink) Old 10-16-2008, 02:58 PM Thread Starter
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There is an soupcast you can download where he goes into greater detail.

It is called "9/11 and the helmet porter" I think. You can find it in iTunes.

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I sometimes have to "pat down" my helmet when hitting high speeds. I guess my lid doesn't fit right. Great vid, and didn't know Arai had so many removable parts. Gotta look into some Arai replicas now, but I do like the Bayliss Suomy though....

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helmet sizing

good find, great info, thanks!
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Bruce is a great guy. I wonder when Rick will chime in saying Arai sucks?
I have never said their helmets suck, I have said their build quality lately has been suspect in the last couple years! When chin vents fall off a high end helmet, it puts the entire product in doubt. Newbies are always asking for information on helmets, Arai products although being a high grade product, are often too expensive for entry level riders, which is unfortunate, many need the kind of information that Bruce from Arai, Jay Leno and Justin have provided. Remember Arai is NOT the only manufacture of high quality helmets, a properly fitted helmet is essential to remain safe while riding, lets quit talking labels and push that fact. When I started street riding, a $14, Bell Helmet, saved my life, I was lucky that it was a good fit and marked down 75% at my local K-mart. Beginners need to realize that good equipment need not break their bank accounts.

Good Find Justin I have already emailed it to all the first season riders I know.

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I have never said their helmets suck, I have said their build quality lately has been suspect in the last couple years!

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You should be a politician! That was some awesome spin!!
You are right! Ricky for Prez Brucey would be upset, can I do Palin in the Oval Office??



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