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 Full Review
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 Full Review
Written on: 11/03/2010 by paulenew (35 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 Full Review
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