Written on: 17/04/2013 by Paul GD (2 reviews written)
I broadly concur with the above 2 reviews. Excellent helmet overall for a bargain price of £59 (via eBay) as of 17th April 2013. On the upside... - Double D ring strap, fiberglass composite, removable/washable lining, good vents, Quick release Pinlock visor. Studs for protective film (if you race), very light at 1350 gm +/- 50grm. PLUS 5 STAR SHARP RATED... equal to helmets at 3x to 4x the price... On the downside: - A bit noisy at speed... unless you have good ear plugs... which are... (read more)
Written on: 21/10/2010
I also bought as a 5 star helmet, paid £35 at ghostbikes, and as most 5 star helmets are £120 to £500 range, this has to be an absolute bargain.
Downsides: I find it mists quite badly and have to keep the visor open at low speeeds, and it isnt the quietest. Thats it really.... go for it. (read more)
Written on: 11/03/2010 by paulenew (34 reviews written)
Nitro N1700-VF bought as a first helmet after doing CBT. Checked the SHARP ratings and found that this helmet rated 5 stars for their raft of tests against the Shoei XR I was looking at that was 3x the price and only 3 stars.
Can honestly say that it's a great helmet for £65, but whenever you have to put the qualifier 'great for £xxx' you know there's going to be issues. The padding and fit of the helmet is great, much more comfortable than the Cabergs & Marushins I tried. Top and bottom... (read more)
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