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Old 06-12-2011, 01:37 PM   #1
Panza
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Default White or Black Helmet?

http://www.saferacer.com/hjc-motorsp...productid=2209

Hey guys, gloss white or flat black helmet time.


- I always thought that the black helmet looked nice and wanted one originally.
- I'm also from Ohio, it gets pretty hot here max temperature is around 100 degrees that I would race in. Which makes me consider getting a white helmet.

I'm afraid of the heat differences, I'm probably not going to be wearing the helmet outside of the car and the subbie does have a roof... with no sunroof.

Does a black helmet get much hotter than a white helmet?

Hope for a quick answer lol.

http://www.saferacer.com/simpson-ban...productid=2257

I thought that a stig helmet in black would be nice because I could just customize it with a paint job. Price difference doesnt effect me so much, I'm looking to keep this helmet for a long time.
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Old 06-13-2011, 12:57 PM   #2
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I had a black helmet but plan to get white for the next one. I would always leave it out in the sun between runs and then burn my hands when I picked it up
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Old 06-13-2011, 03:08 PM   #3
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I just bought a white one myself.
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Old 06-13-2011, 03:12 PM   #4
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With a closed cockpit car I wouldn't worry about it too much. But with sun exposure it makes a huge difference.
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Old 06-13-2011, 03:13 PM   #5
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I like white..easier to paint if you want to later, plus its the same color as the Stig.
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Old 06-13-2011, 04:02 PM   #6
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Do you want to be like the Stig or RacerX?
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Old 06-13-2011, 04:03 PM   #7
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I just bought a HJC AR10 II white helmet, white looks ok. It's a nice hat too, it has removable washable pads.
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