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Old 04-06-2013, 04:53 AM   #56
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Originally Posted by rfuerst911sc View Post
The full face helmets that have a " flip up " chin guard how good are they ? I like the concept of maybe flipping it up at a stop light or for whatever reason but concerned about it staying locked down in case of a crash. The ones I have looked all meet current safety regs but just wondering about real world feedback.
They do have data now on these flip-up helmets. Some show to never separate during a crash, others report an occasional separation but very rarely. All of them are far safer than an open face. None meet snell standards yet.
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