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[St] Fw: Helmet age...
- Subject: [St] Fw: Helmet age...
- From: John Ulizzi <jaulizzi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2008 10:48:17 -0800 (PST)
Sorry about the typos, and no, I havent had any rumm spiced eggnog yet....
--- On Wed, 12/24/08, John Ulizzi <jaulizzi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
From: John Ulizzi <jaulizzi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Helmet age...
To: st@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx, hsta@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Wednesday, December 24, 2008, 1:46 PM
Helmet manufacturers say a helmet is only good for so many years, after that the "stuff" inside breaks down and it no longer provides protection. I never really did believe this, but when I called Shoei to inquire about a new face shield for my old RF-200, I was told that they were no longer made because the helmet it would be used on would no longer be safe protection. With, the little flashing red " bullshit" indicator in the corner of my eye went off on full blast. Is there any truth to this, or do helemt manufacturers just want to sell more helmets?
I find it hard to believe that with today's plastics technology that the helemt innards just lose whatever quality it is that makes them protective...
Merry Christmas to All !!
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